Matrix Bharat hires bunker trader

Rahul Tiwari joins the company's office in Mumbai.

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Updated on 12 Aug 2015 16:10 GMT

Matrix Bharat Pte. Ltd has appointed Rahul Tiwari as bunker trader at its office in Mumbai, India.

Tiwari joined the Indian bunker supply firm in July. Prior to this, he worked in bunker trading and operations at Mumbai-based Navoil Trading Pte. Ltd between February 2014 and June 2015. He was also employed as a summer trainee at Gulf Petrochem Energy Pvt. Ltd in Mumbai between May and June 2013.

Tiwari has a bachelor's degree in technology, electrical and electronics engineering from the United College of Engineering & Research in Uttar Pradesh. He also has a master's degree in energy trading from the University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES) in Dehradun, Uttarakhand.

Matrix Bharat Pte Ltd is a joint venture between Bharat Petroleum Corporation and Matrix Marine Fuels Pte Ltd. Incorporated in 2008 in Singapore, the company is a subsidiary of Mabanaft, the trading division of Marquard & Bahls, a Hamburg-based privately owned company that operates in the fields of energy supply, trading and logistics.

Other subsidiaries of Marquard & Bahls are Oiltanking, Skytanking, Mabagas, Bomin Group and Bomin Linde LNG.

Mabanaft's business encompasses the import and wholesale of petroleum products. The company is also active in bunker services, service stations, heating oil retail, lubricants and biofuels.

The other parent company of Matrix Bharat is Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd - the second-largest national oil company of India, with a refining capacity of 31 million metric tonnes per annum.

Matrix Bharat operates as the extended bunker arm of Bharat Petroleum in Mumbai and Kochi (Cochin) on the west coast of India. In Mumbai, product is sourced from Bharat Petroleum's 135,000-barrel-per-day (bpd) Mumbai refinery.

Matrix Bharat is also able to supply fuel at the east coast port of Chennai. The company sources its product from Chennai Petroleum Corporation Ltd's refinery, located in Chennai, which has an annual production capacity of 10 million metric tonnes. The company, formerly known as Madras Refineries Limited (MRL), is a unit of Indian Oil Corporation.

Contact details for Matrix Bharat Pte. Ltd have been provided below:

Matrix Bharat Pte. Ltd.
Telephone: +91 22 2271 3666
Telephone: +91 22 2271 3883
Telephone: +91 22 2271 3447
Telephone: +91 22 2271 3495

Bharat Bhavan no. 1, 5th Floor
4 & 6 Currimbhoy Road, Ballard Estate
Mumbai 400 001