Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs) have offered setting up maximum number of fuel retail outlets through dealerships in Uttar Pradesh (9,370), Maharashtra (6,765), Karnataka (5,024) , Gujarat (4,450) and Haryana (3,370), according to information provided by the OMCs on Petrol Pump Dealer Chayan website.
The website houses the details of state-wise distribution of pumps to be set up under the latest mega drive by the oil firms to expand fuel dispensing facilities. Other states where sizeable number of retail outlets has been offered include Bihar (2,951), Tamil Nadu (2,951), Andhra Pradesh (2,815), Odisha (2,636), West Bengal (2,242), Jharkhand (1,905), Kerala (1,730) and Assam (1,026).
In a bid to cement their market leadership and expand their footprint in other geographical areas of the country, the oil firms had last week invited applications to set-up 55,649 retail outlets in 30 states and Union Territories in the country. Read More