Kolkata, Mar 26: In the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak in the country there
has been an increase in demand for LPG cooking gas.
To meet the rising demand for LPG, IndianOil has taken all steps to increase LPG production in its major refineries by optimising operations and improving LPG yield in LPG producing units like FCC/Index, etc. All the LPG Bottling plant operations and LPG refill deliveries of IndianOil in
West Bengal are also being streamlined accordingly. Recently a 50% surge has been noticed over and above normal bookings, Deputy General Manager
(Corporate Communications), Eastern Region Arup Das on Thursday said.
It is reiterated that adequate stocks of LPG are available in Kolkata & across the state and there is no need for panic-booking by LPG customers. The Indane
Delivery personnel are working with all heart and soul despite all the current hardships and customers are requested to stick to safety advisories and not
resort to panic purchasing of Indane, In these trying times, IndianOil is committed to ensuring uninterrupted LPG
supplies and IndianOil’s LPG bottling plants in West Bengal (at Budge Budge, Kalyani, Durgapur, Siliguri and Malda) and LPG distributorships have been
advised to operate under the advisory of the State Governments/local administrations to maintain essential services in their geographies, Mr Das said.
LPG Customers are requested to resort to digital means of booking cylinders in order to avoid physical rush for the same as the Online Booking system is operational. To book an Indane cylinder through IVRS customers may call
9088324365 in West Bengal or through the IndianOil One App on android/iOS, he added. (UNI)