Indian Oil Corporation News
Indian Oil Corporation had informed dealers that new rates will be effective from March 22, 6:00 AM. On Monday, March 21, 2022, petrol and diesel prices were stable across the country. Meanwhile, diesel prices for bulk consumers have been raised by around Rs 25 per litre following a 40% increase in worldwide oil price.
A fire incident was reported in the Haldia Refinery of the Indian Oil Corporation in West Bengal on December 21, 2021. At least three people were killed and 44 were injured in the fire incident. The IOC said that the incident occurred at the unit of the refinery during shutdown-related works. As per the IOC statement, the primary cause seems to be a flash fire leading to burn injuries to 44 persons. Out of the 44 injured, 37 have been shifted to Kolkata for further treatment. The condition of seven of them is reportedly critical.