A major fire broken out today at storage tanks of Indian Oil Corporation's terminal at Hajira port here, fire brigade officials said.
Fire brigade personnel from Surat and nearby cities were trying to bring the fire under control. Hazira facility of IOC has nine storage tanks, five of petrol and four of diesel. One of the tanks caught fire this afternoon, and it spread. There were no reports of any casualties as yet, while all the staff members have been shifted out.
The Hazira terminal includes a deep water multi-cargo port, situated 25 km from Surat. The blaze could be seen from afar, local sources said.
IOC stock price
On November 24, 2015, Indian Oil Corporation closed at Rs 418.25, up Rs 6.30, or 1.53 percent. The 52-week high of the share was Rs 465.40 and the 52-week low was Rs 307.00.
The company's trailing 12-month (TTM) EPS was at Rs 40.18 per share as per the quarter ended September 2015. The stock's price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio was 10.41. The latest book value of the company is Rs 279.95 per share. At current value, the price-to-book value of the company is 1.49.
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