Born from the vision of achieving self-reliance in oil refining and marketing for
the nation, IndianOil has gathered a luminous legacy of more than 100 years of accumulated
experiences in all areas of petroleum refining by taking into its fold, the Digboi
Refinery commissioned in 1901.
At present, IndianOil controls 10 of India’s 22 refineries.
The strength of IndianOil springs from its experience of operating the largest number
of refineries in India and adapting to a variety of refining processes along the
Having absorbed state-of-the-art technologies of leading process licensors like
UOP, Chevron, IFP, Stone & Webster, Mobil, Haldor Topsoe, KTI/Technip, Linde,
CD-Tech, Stork Comprimo, etc., IndianOil in an excellent position to offer O&M
services for latest technologies such as distillate FCCUs, Resid FCCUs, hydrocrackers,
reformers (both semi-regenerative and continuous catalytic regeneration types),
lube processing units, catalytic de-waxing units, cokers, coke calciners, visbreakers,
merox, hydro-treaters for kero and gasoil streams, etc. IndianOil refineries also
have units for producing specialty products such as bitumen, LPG, MTBE, Butene-1,
Propylene, Xylenes, Di-Methyl Terephthalate (DMT), polyester staple fibre (PSF)
and other petrochemicals like Linear Alkyl Benzene, Paraxylene (PX), Purified Terepthalic
Acid (PTA), etc.
The Corporation has commissioned several grassroot refineries and modern process
units. Procedures for commissioning and start-up of individual units and the refinery
have been well laid-out and enshrined in various customised operating manuals, which
are continually updated. IndianOil also offers the specialised services of its experts
for commissioning/start-up assistance depending on the client’s need. Its team is
also well-equipped to prepare operation manuals with clear instructions for plant
start-up, operation, shutdown, emergency handling, etc.
On the environment front, all IndianOil refineries fully comply with the statutory
requirements. Several Clean Development Mechanism projects have also been initiated.
With its vast experience in successfully implementing SH&E policy and practices
at various units, IndianOil offers its services in ensuring that the clients’ work
environment is safe, healthy and clean.
IndianOil also offers faculty assistance for ‘tailor-made’ training programmes that
suit the requirement of refinery or pipelines personnel or a selection of programmes
from the clients’ training calendar.
Innovative strategies and knowledge-sharing are the tools available for converting
challenges into opportunities for sustained organisational growth.
IndianOil’s Refineries team have a deep understanding of the complexities of all
the process units of modern refineries and can offer comprehensive services of a
highly professional nature on different facets given in details in this segment.
With strategies and plans for several value-added projects in place, IndianOil refineries
will continue to play a leading role in the downstream hydrocarbon sector for meeting
the rising energy needs of our country.