RIL-BP to offer on-line fuel delivery services

Reliance BP Mobility Ltd, a joint venture between Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) and UK’s energy major BP Plc, is planning to offer doorstep delivery service of diesel in 2021, said two officials aware of the development.

Reliance BP Mobility, which was formed in July, will operate under the Jio-BP brand. “RIL plans to enter on-demand fuel delivery in a big way. It has procured around 100 mobile delivery trucks.

The company will begin operations next year," said one of the two officials. RIL will begin pilots in Bengaluru, Noida, Kolkata and Gujarat, he added.

RIL did not respond to an emailed query till press time. The second official said RIL-BP also plans to expand retail outlets from 1,400 to 5,500. “Once the government allows mobile fuel retailing of petrol and CNG, RIL-BP will venture into that too," he added.