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Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Limited

Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Limited, is an oil refinery at Mangalore and is a subsidiary of ONGC, set up in 1988. The refinery is located at Katipalla, north from centre of Mangalore city. The refinery was established after displacing five villages of Bala, Kalavar, Kuthetoor, Katipalla, and Adyapadi.

Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Limited (MRPL), is an oil refinery at Mangalore and is a subsidiary of ONGC, set up in 1988. The refinery is located at Katipalla, north from centre of Mangalore city. The refinery was established after displacing five villages of Bala, Kalavar, Kuthetoor, Katipalla, and Adyapadi.
 
The refinery has a versatile design with high flexibility to process crudes of various API gravity and with high degree of automation. MRPL has a design capacity to process 15 million metric tonnes per annum and is the only refinery in India to have two hydrocrackers producing premium diesel (high cetane).It also has a Polypropylene unit with a capacity of 4,40,000 MT/annum. It is also the only refinery in India to have two CCRs producing unleaded petrol of high octane. Currently, the refinery is processing about 14.65 million tonnes of crude per year and had a turnover of US$9 billion during last year.
 
MRPL, which was a joint sector company, become a PSU subsequent on acquisition of its majority shares by ONGC. As on 1 April 2007, 71.62% shares are held by ONGC, 16.95% shares are held by HPCL, and remaining shares are with public and financial institutions. MRPL has also been declared as Miniratna, a mini jewel, by Government of India in 2007.
 
Before acquisition by ONGC in March 2003, MRPL was a joint venture oil refinery promoted by M/s Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL), a public sector company and M/s IRIL & associates (AV Birla Group). MRPL was set up in 1988 with the initial processing capacity of 3.0 million metric tonnes per annum that was later expanded to the present capacity of 15 million metric tonnes per annum.
 
The refinery was conceived to maximise middle distillates, with capability to process light to heavy and sour to sweet crudes with 24 to 46 API gravity. On 28 March 2003, ONGC acquired the total shareholding of A.V. Birla Group and further infused equity capital of Rs.6 billion thus making MRPL a majority-held subsidiary of ONGC. The lenders also agreed to the debt restructuring package (DRP) proposed by ONGC, which included, inter alia, conversion up to Rs. 36554884 core of their loans into equity. Subsequently, ONGC has acquired equity allotted to the lenders pursuant to DRP raising ONGC's holding in MRPL to 71.62 percent.
 
On the 30th of August, 2018, MRPL was approved for merger with HPCL by ONGC.

Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Limited news

MRPL Resumes Phase 3 Operations

New Delhi. Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Ltd (MRPL), which had taken a temporary shutdown of its phase-3 units last month following a minor landslide in the area, has resumed operations.   The company informed stock exchanges on Tuesday that phase-3 operations of the refinery hav
Posted Date :  11-09-19

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MRPL contributes Rs.5 Crores to Chief Minister Relief fund.

Mangaluru: Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Limited (MRPL) has contributed Rs.5 Crore to the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund Natural Calamity. The contribution was handed over to Hon’ble Chief Minister, Shri B.S.Yediyurappa by Shri M.Venkatesh, Managing Director, MRPL Chief Minister’s off
Posted Date :  23-08-19

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Minor landslide affects operations of MRPL

Mangaluru. : Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Limited (MRPL)  has taken a shutdown of its Phase-3 units as a safety precaution in view of the minor land slide in the area as an aftermath of the monsoon fury in the district.     The landslide has affected a piperack carrying pipel
Posted Date :  21-08-19

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Shri M. Vinayakumar Takes Charge as Director Refinery - MRPL

Mangalore: Shri M Vinayakumar has appointed as Director Refinery by the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet and assumed charge as Director Refinery – Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Limited (MRPL) on 11th July 2019. He is an graduated as a Mechanical Engineer from Cochin University of S
Posted Date :  13-07-19

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MRPL Conducted a workshop on Household Waste Management

Mangalore: In the wake of Swacch Bharat Mission, Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Limited (MRPL), an oil refinery and subsidiary of ONGC in Mangalore, has conducted a workshop on the theme 'Household Waste Management' for the benefit of Women from the surrounding villages as part of
Posted Date :  06-07-19

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MRPL Celebrated International Day of Yoga

Mangalore: Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Limited (MRPL) Celebrated 5th International Day Of Yoga 2019 at MERC, Mangalore. Dr. Udayakumar K Faculty, Department of Human Consciousness & Yogic Sciences (Dharmanidhi Yoga Peeta), Mangalore University was the chief Guest. Shri M Venkatesh, MD ,
Posted Date :  22-06-19

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MRPL Celebrates World Environment Day

Mangaluru: Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Limited (MRPL) celebrated World Environment Day on 6th May 2019. The theme of this year’s celebration is ‘Beat Air Pollution’. Dr K V Rao, Director of Science Division, Pilikula Nisarga Dhama, was the Chief guest on the occasion. The program
Posted Date :  07-06-19

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MRPL Warns Against Fake Job Offers

Mangaluru: Mangalore Refinery & Petrochemicals Ltd. (MRPL), a Central Public Sector Enterprise (CPSE) under the Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas and a subsidiary of Oil Natural Gas Corporation Ltd (ONGC), issued a warrning for the general public to be cautious of fake job offer.    
Posted Date :  29-05-19

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Vigilance Awareness Week at MRPL

Mangaluru: Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Limited (MRPL), is observing Vigilance Awareness Week, 2018 from 29th October 2018 to 3rd November 2018. This year the theme chosen by the Central Vigilance Commission is 'Eradicate Corruption – Build a New India'.   Shri M Venka
Posted Date :  27-10-18

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