Chennai Refinery Project
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Summary Information

  • Ownership: Chennai Petroleum Corporation Limited (CPCL)
  • Website:
  • Wiki Page: Chennai Refinery
  • Location: Chennai
  • Capacity: million tons/annum & bbl/day
  • Nelson Complexity:
  • Project Stage: Contracts awarded
  • Expected Completion: 2015
  • Budget:

The Project

  • Project Type: Upgrading
  • Project Summary: The refinery is in the process of adding residuum upgrading capability. The project involves a delayed coker unit (DCU), a once through hydrocracker revamp, a sulfur recovery unit, a green field coke yard facility, and utilities.
  • Main Contractors:
    • Jacobs Engineering Group: Project management consultancy (PMC) and engineering, procurement, construction management (EPCM)
    • Punj Lloyd: Sulphur block comprising 2 x 100 TPD Sulphur Recovery Unit including Tail Gas Treatment Unit, 60 m3/hr Sour Water Stripper and 250 TPH capacity Amine Regeneration Unit
    • Licences:

Refining Units

  • Delayed Coker Unit - 50,000 bpd
  • hydrocracker revamp,
  • sulfur recovery unit

Terminal Capacity

  • Crude Oil:
  • Refined Products:

Crude Supply

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Products Produced

  • The project will increase middle distillates


  • 2010 - Jacobs awarded contract to provide project management consultancy (PMC) and engineering, procurement, construction management (EPCM) services
  • 2013 - Punj Lloyd awarded sulphur block contract

Other Information

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Relevant Links

  1. Jacobs Receives Contract from Chennai Petroleum Corporation Limited for Manali Refinery
  2. Punj Lloyd wins project worth Rs 358 crores from Chennai Petroleum Corporation Ltd

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