Indian Oil develops winter grade diesel for Ladakh


Indian Oil develops winter grade diesel for Ladakh

Indian Oil Corporation has developed winter-grade diesel for Ladakh to address the problem of loss of fluidity in fuel during extreme winter conditions. This product has been developed by IOCL’s Panipat Refinery. A company statement said, “Using the normal grade of diesel fuel becomes an arduous task for the people in the winter months where temperatures fall to sub zero temperatures of nearly –30 degree Celsius.”

“However, the winter grade diesel produced by Panipat Refinery for the first time has a pour point of – 33oC and does not lose its fluidity function even in the extreme winter weather of the region unlike the normal grade of diesel which becomes exceedingly difficult to utilise,” the statement said. Read More

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