Indian Oil plans to set up a diesel exhaust fluid plant in Bengal at an investment of around Rs 150 crore to support the introduction of Bharat Stage-VI compliant fuel from April 1, 2020. The investment is part of the company’s expansion plans in the state across businesses.
Indian Oil officials on Friday said all its 1,200 retail outlets in Bengal would sell BS-VI compliant fuel from next April to ensure lower sulphur emission. Several automobile manufacturers have already introduced cars with BS-VI engines.
The non-BS-VI compliant diesel engines are likely to use diesel exhaust fluids (DEF) to bring down emission to acceptable levels. The company expects a demand for DEF after the shift to the new fuel standard. Read More