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Summary Information

  • Ownership: Cals Refineries
  • Website: http://www.cals.in/
  • Wiki Page: Haldia Refinery
  • Location: Haldia near Calcutta
  • Capacity: 10.0 million tons/annum & 200.000 bbl/day
  • Nelson Complexity: 11.8
  • Project Stage: Under Construction
  • Expected Completion: 2016
  • Budget: ~US$1.1 billion

The Project

  • Project Type: Relocation of existing refinery from Germany
  • Project Summary: The refinery has been dismantled and shipped to India where it is being reassembled. Additional units have also been shipped from the Suncor Oakville Refinery in Canada.
  • Main Contractors:
    • Lohrmann is the prime contractor on the project
    • Studi Tecnologie Progetti: Feasibility Study

Refining Units

  • Crude Distillation 80,000
  • Combicracker – Snamprogetti 39,000
  • Hydrotreater - UOP 8,100
  • Amin-Regeneration and SourWater Stripper 3,800
  • Sulfur1 - Lurgi 100
  • Sulfur2 Amoco 120
  • LPG-Rec/ C3+-Rec/Splitter 1,900
  • Fluid Catalytic Cracker(FCC) UOP 19,100
  • Hydrogon UOP 24,200
  • Dehexanizer UOP 20,800
  • Contin. Reformer(CCR) UOP 14,700
  • Isomerization(Penex/DIH)UOP 10,400
  • MD-Desulfurization(HDS) Snamprogetti 18,200

Terminal Capacity

  • Crude Oil:
  • Refined Products:

Crude Supply

  • The project is designed to use 50% Arab Heavy, 50% Arab Light

Products Produced

  • LPG, naphtha, diesel, gasoline, kerosene, sulphur and petcoke


  • 2011 - Cals purchased the units of two more refineries to expand the project

Other Information

  • The refinery was purchased from Bayern Oil in Germany and is being dismantled, shipped to India and reassembled. See Bayernoil Ingolstadt Refinery
  • Units were also purchased from the Cenco Refinery and Atas Refinery
  • The project was originally a 100,000 bpd project but has been expanded to 200,000 bpd

Relevant Links

  1. Studi Tecnologie Progetti Refining References
  2. Refinery Webpage
  3. Successful sale of the German 90,000 bpd Used Oil Refinery to India
  4. German Oil Refinery sold to India, Lohrmann
  5. Used Oil Refinery for Sale and Relocation, 80,000 bpd, Lohrmann
  6. Project Delayed by Recession
  7. Cals Refineries Ltd. Acquires the Cenco and Atas Refineries from the Hardt Group
  8. Second Cals unit in Haldia

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