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Summary Information

  • Ownership: HPCL
  • Website:
  • Location: Mumbai, India
  • Capacity: 6.3 million tons/annum & 130,000 bbl/day
  • Nelson Complexity:
  • Refining Depth:

Brief Description

  • A medium complexity refinery with a large lubricants plant

Refining Units

Terminal Capacity

  • Crude Oil:
  • Refined Products:

Crude Supply

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Products Produced

  • LPG, Gasoline, Diesel

Ongoing Projects

  • A new 1.4 million mt/year FCC unit is expected to initiate the startup process in December 2010
    • This is to be followed by the starting of commercial operations in January 2011.
    • Once completed, the unit has the capacity to produce 1 million mt/year of Euro 3 and Euro 4 equivalent gasoline.
  • A diesel hydrotreating unit is being added
    • The DHT unit, with capacity 2.2 MMTPA, would meet Euro IV specification through UOP, USA process license.
  • Toyo India’s scope of work includes residual process design and detailed engineering, procurement, supply, transportation, storage, fabrication, inspection, testing, mechanical completion, pre-commissioning, commissioning, performance guarantee test run.

Other Information

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  • 1954 - commissioned by Esso with a crude processing capacity of 1.25 MMTPA
  • 1969 - Crude processing capacity increased to 3.5 MMTPA
  • 1974 - Government of India took over Esso and Lube India and formed HPCL
  • 1985 - Expansion was carried out by installation of new 2 MMTPA crude units
  • Second expansion of Lube Refinery took place to increase the capacity of the refinery to 335 MMTPA, so far the largest in India.
  • 1999 - Sulphur block commissioned
  • 2009 - Toyo awarded contract for DHT unit
  • 2011 - New FCCU inaugurated

Relevant Links

  1. Refineries Overview
  2. Toyo India bags EPC-LSTK contract from Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL) for Diesel Hydrotreating (DHT) Unit at Mumbai Refinery, India
  3. New FCCU at HPCL, Mumbai Refinery, inaugurated by Hon’ble Minister, P&NG, Shri S. Jaipal Reddy
  4. Punj Lloyd Refining References

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