Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited refines crude oil and markets petroleum products in India. The company operates through two segments, Downstream Petroleum; and Exploration and Production of Hydrocarbons. It operates fuel stations that sell petrol, diesel, automotive liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), and compressed natural gas. The company has a network of 15,402 fuel stations with 13,648 fully automated fuel stations. The company also provides Bharatgasfuels to approximately 40 million homes; MAK Lubricants, such as automotive engine oils, gear oils, greases, and specialties; and jet fuel and services to airlines, as well as operates oil refineries in Mumbai, Bina, Numaligarh, and Kochi. In addition, it offers industrial fuels products, such as gases, naphtha, diesel, kerosene, white oil, black oil, furnace oil, bitumen, sulphur, and solvents and special products, as well as industrial lubricants. Further, the company has participating interests in 27 blocks, including 15 blocks in India and 12 blocks in other countries; imports and exports of other petroleum products; and owns a network of 2,241 km of multi-product pipelines, 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.