BPCL, HPCL and IOCL roll out DriveFresh - Clean and Hygienic washrooms in Fuel Stations

BPCL, HPCL and IOCL roll out #DriveFresh - Clean and Hygienic washrooms in Fuel Stations along tourist routes - National Parks under Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav on the eve of World Toilet Day 2022


Oil Marketing Companies, have today announced the launch of #DriveFresh, which is an initiative to set up clean and hygienic toilets at their Fuel Stations along tourist routes - National Parks.


On the eve of World Toilet Day (November 19), the inauguration of #DriveFresh - clean and hygienic washrooms at 191 retail outlets enroute to prominent National Parks including Kanha, Tadoba, Bandhavgarh, Pench, Sunderbans, Manas, Ranthambore and others by the three OMCs was formally launched in the presence of Shri Hardeep Singh Puri, Hon’ble Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas & Housing and Urban Affairs, Shri Gangapuram Kishan Reddy, Hon’ble Minister for Culture, Tourism and Development of North Eastern Region and Shri Rameshwar Teli, Hon’ble Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Gas & Labour & Employment Govt of India via a virtual conference.


This project has been initiated under the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav campaign for the convenience of the tourists and travelers in order to provide enhanced customer experience.


The Fuel Stations of the OMC’s IOCL, BPCL and HPCL are spread throughout the country including Maharashtra, Gujarat, Rajasthan, Karnataka and others.


Clean, Hygienic and upgraded washrooms in 16 OMC retail outlets in Vrindavan and 12 retail outlets in Goa have been rolled out earlier in order to offer best in class convenience benefitting tourists. These gents and ladies washrooms have prominent signages, well illuminated, availability of water, proper latching facility and are maintained in a clean and hygienic condition.  


This #DriveFresh initiative has been taken up keeping in mind that National Parks and Wildlife Sanctuaries in the country are very popular driving destinations and are frequented by both domestic and international tourists travelling in personal vehicles and in tourist buses, and are important halting points for refueling and for use of amenities.


About Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd. (BPCL):

Fortune Global 500 Company, Bharat Petroleum is the second largest Indian Oil Marketing Company and one of the premier integrated energy companies in India, engaged in refining of crude oil and marketing of petroleum products, with a significant presence in the upstream and downstream sectors of the oil and gas industry. The company attained the coveted Maharatna status, joining the elite club of companies having greater operational & financial autonomy.


Bharat Petroleum’s Refineries at Mumbai & Kochi and Bina at Madhya Pradesh have a combined refining capacity of around 35.3 MMTPA. Its marketing infrastructure includes a network of installations, depots, energy stations, aviation service stations and LPG distributors. Its distribution network comprises over 20,000 Energy Stations, over 6,200 LPG distributorships, 733 Lubes distributorships, and 123 POL storage locations, 54 LPG Bottling Plants, 60 Aviation Service Stations, 4 Lube blending plants and 4 cross-country pipelines.


Bharat Petroleum is integrating its strategy, investments, environmental and social ambitions to move towards a sustainable planet. The company has chalked out the plan to offer electric vehicle charging stations at around 7000 energy stations over next 5 years.


With a focus on sustainable solutions, the company is developing a vibrant ecosystem and a road-map to become a Net Zero Energy Company by 2040, in Scope 1 and Scope 2 emissions.  Bharat Petroleum has been partnering communities by supporting innumerable initiatives connected primarily in the areas of education, water conservation, skill development, health, community development, capacity building and employee volunteering. With ‘Energising Lives’ as its core purpose, Bharat Petroleum’s vision is to be the most admired global energy company leveraging talent, innovation & technology.


About Indian Oil Corporation Ltd. (IOCL):

IndianOil is a diversified, integrated energy major with presence in almost all the streams of oil, gas, petrochemicals, and alternative energy sources. With a net profit of Rs. 24,184 crores for the fiscal 2021-22, IndianOil is one of the largest and most trusted corporates in the country, touching the lives of over a billion Indians.  With a 33,500-plus workforce, extensive refining, distribution & marketing infrastructure, and advanced R&D facilities, IndianOil has provided energy access to millions of people across the length and breadth of the country through its ever-expanding network of customer touchpoints, currently numbering over 58,000



About Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd. (HPCL):

Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL) is a Maharatna Central Public Sector Enterprise (CPSE) and a S&P Platts Top 250 Global Energy Company with a ranking of 26 with over 18% market share in India and has a strong presence in Refining & Marketing of petroleum products in the country. In 2021-22, HPCL recorded Highest ever annual Gross sales of Rs. 3,72,642 Crore, total sales volume of 39.14 MMT, processed 13.97 million tonnes of crude and recorded Profit after Tax (PAT) of Rs. 6,383 Crore. HPCL is committed to conducting business with an objective of preserving the environment, sustainable development, being a safe work place and enrichment of the quality of life of employees, customers and the community.