Kochi Refinery Expansion Project
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Summary Information

  • Ownership: Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited
  • Website: http://www.bharatpetroleum.com/
  • Wiki Page: Kochi Refinery
  • Location: Kochi, Kerala, India
  • Capacity:
    • Before: 9.5 million tons/annum & 190,000 bbl/day
    • After: 15.5 million tons/annum & 310,000 bbl/day
  • Nelson Complexity:
  • Project Stage: Planned
  • Expected Completion: 2015
  • Budget:

The Project

  • Project Type: Major expansion of existing refinery
  • Project Summary:
  • Main Contractors
    • EIL will be providing consultancy services for Project Management, Process Design/ Residual Process Design, Detailed Engineering, Procurement, Inspection & Expediting, Tendering, Construction Management & Supervision including Quality Assurance, Assistance in start-up, Pre-Commissioning, Commissioning & Guarantee test Runs for Units & facilities of Plant.
    • Air Products: Two steam methane reformer (SMR) trains

Refining Units

  • CDU / VDU, NHT/ISOM-Revamp, DHDT, VGO–HDT, FCCU, Delayed Coker Unit, SRU, ARU, SWS, SR, LPG Treating Unit, CR LPG Treating Unit, Fuel Gas Treating Unit, CPP

Terminal Capacity

  • Crude Oil:
  • Refined Products:

Crude Supply

  • Refinery to process more high sulphur crude

Products Produced

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  • 2012 - BPCL announced the expansion project
  • 2012 - EIL awarded major contract
  • 2012 - Environmental permission granted
  • 2013 - Air products awarded hydrogen & other gas units contract

Other Information

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Relevant Links

  1. BPCL to expand Kochi refinery by 63%
  2. EIL bags Integrated Refinery Expansion Project of BPCL, Kochi
  3. Kerala wraps up Rs.20,000-crore MoU with BPCL
  4. BPCL's Rs 14,225-cr refinery expansion proj gets green nod
  5. Air Products Wins Bharat Petroleum Supply Contract for Hydrogen and Other Gases

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