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1952
The Company was incorporated in the name of Standard Vacuum Refining Company of India Limited on July 5, 1952.
 
1962
On 31st March,1962 the name was changed to ESSO Standard Refining Company of India Limited.
 
1974
Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited comes into being after the takeover and merger External Website that opens in a new window of erstwhile Esso Standard and Lube India Limited.
 
1976
Caltex Oil Refining (India) Ltd. - CORIL is taken over by the Government of India with an Ordinance(1.39 MB) PDF File Opens in a new window & in 1976, subsequently ratified by an Act(1.34 MB) PDF File Opens in a new window & in 1977 merged with HPCL (895 KB) PDF File Opens in a new window & in 1978.
 
1979
Kosan Gas Company, the concessionaries of HPCL in the domestic LPG market, are taken over and merged (1.07 MB) PDF File Opens in a new window with HPCL.
 

HPCL thus comes into being after merging four different organisations at different points of time.



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