On the occasion of World Bio Fuels Day, Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited has successfully launched eco-friendly Bio-Diesel Blended Diesel B5 HSD on Monday in the markets of New Delhi, Visakhapatnam and Hyderabad.
Union Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan has formally launched sale of product in New Delhi. In Hyderabad, V. V. Srinivasa Rao, Inspector General of Police, TSSP Battalions, Telangana has launched the sale of Bio Diesel Blended Diesel (B5 HSD) from HPCL’s M/s Happy Service Station, Lakdi-ka-pool in the presence of Ch Srinivas, Chief Regional Manager and State Level Coordinator for Oil Industry in Telangana and K.A. Devan, Terminal In- charge, Ghatkesar Terminal, HPCL.
This initiative of HPCL is a step towards promotion of greener fuels and finding alternate fuels to reduce our carbon foot print. It is an environment friendly fuel which has almost no sulphur or aromatics and has about 10% built in oxygen. Blending of bio diesel would result in reduction of unburnt hydrocarbons, carbon monoxide and particulate matter in auto emissions. The biodiesel (B100) shall be blended in a ratio of 5% with Diesel and marketed as Biodiesel blended Diesel B5 HSD. (INN)