News Release Details

Incident at Haldia Refinery
New Delhi   22-Dec-2021

The family members of the three (03) contract workers who unfortunately lost their lives during yesterday’s incident have been contacted for extending all possible support in this hour of grief. Among those with injuries, three (03) contract workers have been discharged after preliminary treatment, and thirty-seven (37) others have been admitted at multi-speciality hospitals at Kolkata and one (01) at Tamluk for advanced medical care. IndianOil is extending the best medical treatment to the thirty-eight injured (38), and no effort or cost will be spared to ensure their speedy recovery. Their family members are also being contacted for extending all necessary support.

The senior management of IndianOil is continuously monitoring the situation. IndianOil shall provide all necessary assistance, relief and adequate compensation to the affected workers. A high-level committee from Delhi is already on site for inquiring into the cause of the incident.

K. John Prasad
Chief General Manager
Corporate Communications
Indian Oil Corporation Ltd.