In order to mitigate the risk of water scarcity during summer, Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals (MRPL) is planning to set up desalination plant in Mangaluru. The company already got permission from the Karnataka government to set up a desalination plant in Mangaluru.
Feasibility studies, along with studies for environment impact assessment, are being done and the project is expected to be commissioned in 2019-20.
The company is also planning to harvest solar energy in a better way. In this regards, the feasibility study has been completed for setting up of rooftop solar power plant.
Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals (MRPL) is engaged in the business of refining crude oil. It offers high speed diesel oil, fuel oil and motor spirit. It operates as a subsidiary of Oil and Natural Gas Corporation.