Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) has announced that it has joined hands with Genrobotics to develop robotic tools for internal tank cleaning and inspection at refineries.
The focus of the pact is the cleaning and maintenance of petroleum tanks for the safety and productivity of internal tank cleaning. The two companies will develop robots to ensure no-man entry across the refineries.
IOCL has the largest refinery network in India and owns and operates 11 out of India’s 23 refineries. Genrobotics is a start-up, developing technologies that provide methods for people working in extreme and unsafe environments using robotics and AI.