Currently there are 60,000 filling stations in India, sells fuel and lubricants vehicles and also known as petrol bunk or petrol pumps in India. Most of the filling stations in India are owned by Indian Oil Corporation, The largest oil and gas company in India, followed by Hindustan Petroleum and Bharat Petroleum.
Indian Oil Corporation is the biggest oil company and also India’s most profitable state-owned company. IOCL operates most of the petroleum market share in India through filling stations,natural gas, Servo Lubricants Oils and also started first electric charging stations.
Fuel Stations or Petrol Pump of Bharat Petroleum offers world class service across the country, BPCL is one of the largest oil and gas company of India and operates the Mumbai Refinery and Kochi Refineries.
HPCL is one of the most trusted brand of fuel retail outlets in India. Hindustan Petroleum operates two major refineries in India and produce a wide variety of petroleum fuels.
Reliance Petroleum is one of the largest private sector oil company of India, owned by Reliance Industries. RPL Jamnagar Refinery is the largest refinery in India and also in the world.
Royal Dutch Shell oil and gas company currently control 100 filling stations in India and planning to open 1500 more Shell petrol pumps in India. The company is one of the major foreign player of Indian fuel industry along with Rosneft Oil Company from Russia.
Essar Oil is now known as Nayara Energy currently operate about 1400 Petrol Pumps in India, was part of the Essar Group and has a presence across the country.
Rosneft-Trafigura owned Essar Oil are planning to expand the private fuel retailer presence in India.
Below list of oil companies are planning to invest in Indian fuel market, Rosneft from Russia is already bought Essar oil of India.
Rosneft Oil Company is one of the leading oil and energy company from Russia. In 2016 bought 49% stake in Essar Oil of India, an oil company based in Mumbai and owns 5,000 retail fuel outlets in India.
Total is a French oil and gas company, Planning and seeking for a local partner to expand petrol pump in India. Elf engine oil company was merged with total and now one of the major brand of Total in Indian lubricant market.
BP or The British Petroleum is one of the largest oil and gas company in the world, BP formed a partnership with Reliance in 2011 and owns a 30% share of oil and gas assets of Reliance Industries in India.
Burmah Oil Company is also part of the BP Amoco and Castrol was also acquired by Burmah, The company had a major role in the oil industry of the Indian subcontinent, especially in Assam and also had a joint venture as Burmah Shell.
Saudi Aramco petroleum and natural gas company is in discussions with Reliance Industries for investment in India. Ratnagiri Refinery and Petrochemicals will be a joint venture for Aramco with Indian Oil, Bharat Petroleum and Hindustan Petroleum.