Indian Oil Corporation Ltd conducts roadshow on compressed biogas


Indian Oil Corporation Ltd conducts roadshow on compressed biogas

Explaining that the Compressed Bio Gas (CBS) has multiple benefits such as generating additional revenue source to farmers and boosting entrepreneurship and rural economy, the Indian Oil Corporation Ltd (IOCL) held a roadshow in the city on Sunday.

The IOCL’s Research and Development Director, Dr SSV Rama Kumar, said that if the total potential of CBG is exploited in the country, India can produce about 62 million tonnes equivalent of CBG annually, which is sufficient to replace the entire gas demand of the nation. Besides putting agriculture residue to better use and effective waste management, CBG production plans will also help in generating employment opportunities by promoting entrepreneurship, he added.

“We have floated an Expression of Interest (EOI) to procure CBG from potential entrepreneurs and make the fuel available in the market for use as an automotive fuel. Read More

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