Bongaigaon Refinery

Bongaigaon Refinery & Petrochemicals Limited (BRPL) was incorporated in 1974 as a Government Company. Situated amidst its spectacular beauty in the Chirang district of Assam, it is about 200 km west from the state capital Guwahati. Amalgamation of Bongaigaon Refinery & Petrochemicals Limited (BRPL) with Indian Oil happened in 2009 and the refinery today is part of IndianOil and is known as Bongaigaon Refinery.

The first CDU with a capacity of 1.0 MMTPA was commissioned in 1979, which was later on de-bottlenecked to 1.35 MMTPA in 1986. The Refinery Expansion Project was commissioned in 1995 with which the overall capacity was increased to 2.35 MMTPA. It comprises two Crude Distillation Units (CDU), two Delayed Coker Units (DCU), DHDT unit including HGU & SRU and CRU/MSQ units. Further two projects 'Indmax Project' and 'BS VI' was implemented to comply BS VI fuel norms. INDMAX project along with increase in crude processing from 2.35 to 2.7 MMTPA was completed in 2020.

Following units were added to meet the fuel specifications.

  • To meet the BS-VI specifications of the country a new Naphtha Hydrotreater, a new SRU and revamp projects of DHDT and HGU.
  • Refinery Expansion Plans: Refinery capacity expansion to 5 MMTPA is under conceptualization.

    Major products: LPG, High Speed Diesel, Motor spirit, Ethanol Blended Motor Spirit (EBMS), Superior Kerosene Oil, ATF, LDO, Sulphur, RPC