Mangalore : Two persons arrested for drilling a hole in the HPCL pipeline

Wednesday, August 28th, 2019

Mangaluru : Police arrested two persons accused in two cases registered at Bajpe police station, concerning the theft of petroleum products by drilling hole into the HPCL pipeline between the city and Bengaluru and siphoning off the petroleum products. The arrested are identified as Armugam (39) from Marakada Ramanagara here and Ramesh (35) from Basavanagara, […]

Seven more E-Toilets in Mangaluru

Wednesday, February 28th, 2018

Mangaluru: Corporation has decided to install seven more E-Toilets to its league of already installed E-Toilets. The new installations will come up at seven places including Light House Road, Kaprigudda, Valencia Park, Padavinangady and Kankanady. The previous 3 E-Toilet installations were sponsored by HPCL and the remaining toilets will be installed through the Corporation’s 14th […]

The First ever e-toilet inaugurated at Lalbagh bus stand

Tuesday, July 11th, 2017
e toilet

Mangaluru : In association with private company Mangalore city corporation inaugurated first e-toilets on Tuesday July 11 at the city bus stand in Lalbagh. Mangaluru South MLA JR Lobo inaugurated the e-toilets sponsored by HPCL. Speaking on the occasion Lobo said, these types of advanced public utility systems are much required for the city. He appreciated […]

Rai inaugurates Interpretation Centre and Mini Eiffel Tower at Pilikula

Wednesday, July 27th, 2016
Pilikula Ramanath Rai inauguration

Mangaluru: Minister for Forest and District In-Charge Minister Ramanath Rai inaugurated Interpretation Center at Pilikula Biological Park and Mini Eiffel Tower at Lake Garden, Pilikula on Wednesday. Speaking o the occasion Executive Director of Pilikula Nisarga Dhama, Jayapraksh Bhandary said that the interpretation Center was built at the cost of Rs 28 lakh. It was […]

Smart vigilance systems proposed for fuel line

Friday, July 31st, 2015
sharanappa SD

Belthangady : Smart surveillance devices and an increase in the number of vigilance personnel have been proposed by Superintendent of Police Sharanappa S.D. for preventing thefts on the fuel pipeline between Mangaluru and Bengaluru. The measures were proposed following a meeting of Mr. Sharanappa with officials from Petronet and HPCL at his office on Thursday, […]

Petrol outlet dealer alleges injustice

Saturday, May 16th, 2015
Hindustan Petroleum Corporation

Mangaluru : State-owned Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd. (HPCL) has been accused of harassing and blackmailing a petroleum product dealer belonging to Scheduled Caste, who is operating company-owned outlet at Mudigere in Chikkamagaluru district. M.D. Prakash, dealer of Genuine Petro Point, Mudigere, is on a hunger strike along with family in front of HPCL’s regional office […]

Mock drill at BPCL LPG bottling plant marks chemical disaster prevention day

Friday, December 5th, 2014
Mock dril

Mangaluru : In a mock dril a operator noticed a leakage in the LPG pipeline connecting the 650 metric tonne LPG storage sphere bottom to the Remote Operated Valve (ROV), at the Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL) LPG bottling plant at Baikampady Industrial area in Mangaluru on Thursday at around 11.20 am. Immediately the emergency […]

Farmers affected by HPCL survey for pipelines laid on their lands hold a meeting

Wednesday, November 20th, 2013

Bantwal : The Hindustan petro-Chemicals company has a project of taking gas and diesel by pipelines through D.K form lands without informing the land holders and this as created a difficult position for the several agriculturists of  in Mangalore taluk Bantwal and Puttur area, who protested on Tuesday, Nov.19, in a meeting held at Bantwal […]

Union Petroleum Minister Veerappa Moily inaugurates petroleum conservation campaign in Mangalore

Tuesday, October 15th, 2013

Mangalore : In an effort to promote petroleum conservation, Union Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas M Veerappa Moily launched a  mega campaign  in city on October 14, Monday under the joint aegis of HPCL and  Maco Co-operative Society Ltd. In his address Moily stressed the need for oil conservation and added  Rs  2 crore […]

Perne gas victims receive Rs. 17 Lakhs as Ex-gratia payment from HPCL

Thursday, May 2nd, 2013
DC Harsha Gupta

Mangalore : Addressing a press brief, Harsha Gupta, DC Mangalore, informed that HPCL has released RS.17Lakhs as immediate intrim relief fund for the victims of Perne Gas tragedy of April 9. Injured got Rs 50,000 each. So far 11 people have lost their lives in the worst tragedy of its kind in the district. Harsha […]