Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited refines crude oil and markets petroleum products in India. It operates through two segments, Downstream Petroleum; and Exploration and Production of Hydrocarbons. The company operates fuel stations that sell petrol, diesel, automotive liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), and compressed natural gas. It also provides Bharatgas fuels; MAK lubricants, such as automotive engine oils, gear oils, greases, and specialties, as well as industrial lubricants; and aviation fuel services to airlines. In addition, the company offers industrial fuels products, such as white oil, black oil, bitumen, sulphur, petcoke, propylene, petchem, and solvents products; and bunkering facilities. Further, it imports and exports petroleum products, as well as engages in the natural gas business. The company was formerly known as Bharat Refineries Limited and changed its name to Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited in August 1977. Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited was incorporated in 1952 and is based in Mumbai, India.