Bharat Petroleum sweeps 8 Awards at the 44th PRSI National Awards 2022

Mumbai, January 03, 2023: Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL), a ‘Maharatna’ and a Fortune Global 500 Company, bagged eight coveted awards at the 44th PRSI All India Public Relations Conference, held at an event in Bhopal recently. The energy major has been lauded for its Branding Activities, Public Relations Initiatives and R&D activities.

On behalf of Bharat Petroleum, the awards were received by Shri Pranab Rakshit, Chief Manager (R&D), Dr. Pravin Kuhikar, Sr. Manager (Information Services) and Mr. Aniruddha Kulkarni, Manager (R&D).

The company’s Corporate PR and Brand swept awards in the categories of ‘Best use of Social Media in Corporate Campaign’, ‘Public Relations in Action’, ‘House Journal (English)’, ‘Annual Report’, ‘Best Communication Campaign (Internal Publics) for Brand Quiz Baadshah’ and ‘Best Employee Communication Program for Radio Tarang’.

Additionally, BPCL Corporate Research & Development Centre won awards in two categories – ‘Best Initiative for Promoting Science and Technology – K Model®’ and ‘Best R & D Efforts for Promoting Science and Technology – Bharat Hi-Star Stove’.

Public Relations Society of India (PRSI), the national association of PR practitioners was established in 1958 to promote the recognition of public relations as a profession and to formulate and interpret to the public the objectives and the potentialities of public relations as a strategic management function.

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.