Crude processing by PSU oil companies in April 2012 has decreased by 3.7 % over the same month previous year (2011-12) due to :
Planned shutdown by IOC refineries units (Panipat, Koyali, Haldia, Bongaigaon & Guwahati).
Unplanned shutdown of BPCL''s NRL refinery due to major fire in Hydro cracking Unit on 07.05.2012.
MRPL''s unplanned shutdown due to unavailability of water for refinery processes from 12.04.2012 and some of the units restarted on 25.04.2012.
BORL, Bina refinery is operating at a lower throughput due to steam generation problems.......