Refineries are commissioned to produces a range of petroleum products and to to wide variety of crude oils. Reliance owns the largest refinery in the world and is the world’s largest refining hub. Here is the list of top 12 largest oil refineries in India by capacity.
Jamnagar Refinery is owned by Reliance Industries Limited and currently the largest refinery in the world. The private sector crude oil refinery has capacity of 1,240,000 barrels per day and processes a wide variety of crude oils and produces a range of petroleum products.
Vadinar refinery is the second largest oil refinery in India, now owned and operated by Nayara Energy Limited. The refinery was started by Essar Oil and now Rosneft from Russia owns a 49.13% stake in Nayara Energy along with Trafigura Holdings.
BPCL Kochi Oil Refinery is the largest public sector refinery in India, located at Ambalamugal near Kochi in Kerala. The crude oil refinery has a production capacity of 15.5 million tonnes per year and was acquired by the BPCL.
Mangalore Refinery is part of ONGC to process crudes with capacity to process 15 million metric tonnes per annum. Oil and Natural Gas Corporation under the ownership of Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas has stake of HPCL and MRPL has approval for a merger with HPCL by ONGC.
Paradip Refinery is one of the biggest refinery owned by Indian Oil Corporation Limited with capacity of refinery is 15 million tonnes per year. The refinery process dirty and heavy crude oil from Latin America and inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 2016.
Panipat Refinery is one of the largest integrated petrochemicals plant owned by Indian Oil Corporation Limited. The refinery designed to handle both indigenous and imported crudes along with other wide range of products.
Gujarat Refinery is the third largest refinery owned by Indian Oil Corporation after above two and under projected expansion to 18 million tonnes per year. The refinery designed to process crude and also produces a wide range of products such as benzene and toluene.
BPCL Mumbai Refinery is among the leading oil refineries in India and got accredited with ISO 50001. The main products of refinery are LPG, Naphtha, Toluene, Hexane,Kerosene, Jet Fuel, Diesel and also processes various types of crudes.
Guru Gobind Singh Refinery is another private sector refinery, located in village Phullokhari and owned by joint venture between HPCL-Mittal Energy Limited. The refinery gets its crude oil supply from Mundra and listed among the top 10 biggest refineries in India.
Manali Refinery is located at North Chennai and listed as most complex integrated oil refineries in India. Chennai Petroleum Corporation Limited has two refineries with combined refining capacity and main products of the refinery are LPG, Motor Spirit, Kerosene and Paraffin Wax.
Visakhapatnam Refinery officially known as Visakh Refinery is one of the two oil refineries of HPCL. HPCL operates five major refineries in India and its product includes Diesel, Lubricants, Liquified petroleum gas, Petrol and Aviation fuel.
Mathura Refinery is also owned by IOCL, located in Mathura and one of the major top six refinery of Indian Oil. The refinery present capacity is 8.00 million tonnes per year and looking for expansion.