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Inauguration Of The 30th Filling Station Of Indianoil (Mauritius) Ltd At Montagne Longue

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IOML’s has inaugurated its 30th Filling Station, yesterday, at Motorway M3, Notre Dame Montagne Longue in a much-coveted ceremony.

The Chief Guest was Hon. Georges Pierre Lesjongard, minister of Energy and Public Utilities, who graced the event and was warmly welcomed by Mr. Sarad Kumar Baranwal, the Managing Director of IndianOil (Mauritius) Ltd. The ceremonial function was attended by eminent personalities, namely the Deputy High Commissioner of India to Mauritius, H.E. Vimarsh Aryan, as well as MPs of the Government, Hon. Naveena Ramyad, Government Chief Whip, Hon. Subhasnee Luchmun Roy, Member of the National Assembly, Hon. Rajanah Dhaliah, PPS and Hon. Marie Joanne Sabrina Tour, Member of the National Assembly, Hon. Sharvanand Ramkaun, MP, along with Heads of PSUs and major business stakeholders.

MD IOML welcome address
MD IOML welcome address

The Managing Director welcomed all the dignitaries and highlighted IOML’s short but yet impactful journey since 2004 and reaching 30 filling stations in such a small span of time which speaks of dedication and efforts of team IOML and support of the Mauritius Government authorities as well as the affection shown by local Mauritian people.

IndianOil (Mauritius) Ltd has hereby underlined its firm objective to expand its retail network along with the company’s motto; Energising Mauritius.

Minister Joe Lesjongard, fuelling first vehicle at RO
Minister Joe Lesjongard, fuelling first vehicle at RO

He informed that though IOML was the last entrant in retail fuel business and hence at a disadvantage as compared to its competitors for strategic sites but now bridging this gap with the support of local people, who are offering good sites to Indian Oil. This Filling Station at Montain Longue is one step in such direction. This 30th new service station is situated on the Terre Rouge Verdun Link, Motorway M3, Notre Dame, Montagne Longue. The link road has gained major traffic movement over the years and the ease of traveling congestion free has made the road a normal choice for many road users.  IOML is proud to be having the 1st Filling Station on the left side while going from North toward Ebène. The Filling Station intends to operate up to late night and will simultaneously be operating a retail shop.

The Deputy High Commissioner of India to Mauritius, H.E. Vimarsh Aryan, in his address, highlighted the warm support extended by the Government of Mauritius in materialising the project and expressed his strong certainty about the success of the filling station and IOML in the near future.

Group photo with ministers, MPs and PSU head after plaque unveiling
Group photo with ministers, MPs and PSU head after plaque unveiling

A ribbon cutting ceremony was performed by Hon. Georges Pierre Lesjongard and thereafter, followed a symbolic first refuelling for the first customer.

A commemorative plaque was also unveiled on that occasion to immortalise the event and mark this auspicious day with full optimism and promise.


IndianOil (Mauritius) Ltd

IndianOil (Mauritius) Ltd (IOML) is a fully owned subsidiary of Indian Oil Corporation Ltd, a Fortune 500 company. With the motto of “Energising Mauritius”, IOML is now celebrating its 21st Anniversary of its presence on the island. IOML is the preferred fuel provider for Aviation and Shipping Industry. IOML has, over the years, positioned itself as the leading supplier of Jet Fuel in Mauritius and is privileged to be sole supplier for major Airlines calling at Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport. IndianOil (Mauritius) Ltd has also made considerable progress in the bunkering segment and has lately acquired a new barge to better supply vessel routing through the Indian Ocean. IOML is expanding its footprint in retail as it is now having 30 Filling Stations across the island. It is also supplying Gasoil directly to major transporters and various companies in the industries. IOML has been maintaining a history of innovation and state-of-the-art developments in all its activities over the years. IOML is also increasing its lubricant business under the brand name “SERVO” and has automotive, industrial as well as marine grades to meet the requirements. With support of local Mauritian people and the Government of Mauritius, IOML has ended the year 2021 – 2022 with a turnover of Rs 6.5 billion and now stands at 21st rank among major companies at Mauritius. IndianOil (Mauritius) Ltd has set, among its objectives, to expand its network of Retail Outlets across the island. In the forthcoming years, IndianOil (Mauritius) Ltd will add more service stations to better serve the population and establish a philosophy of proximity.

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