Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Ltd.

Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Limited is a subsidiary of Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited (ONGC). It is the only Indian refinery to have 2 Hydrocrackers producing HighCetabe i.e. Premium Diesel and 2 CCRs. Both of them produce Unleaded Petrol of High Octane.

Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Limited of Karnataka was established in the year 1988. Earlier it was a joint venture of Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL) and IRIL and Associates, an Aditya Vikram Birla Group venture. The company was acquired and merged with ONGC in the year 2003.

The biggest achievement of Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Limited at Karnataka is the ISO 9002 certification in the year 2002. Later, in the year 2002, it was awarded with ISO 14001 and in the following year, it was re-certified as an ISO 9001:2000 company. Apart from this, the company has achieved various regional, national and international awards too.

The initial processing capacity of this petroleum refinery at Mangalore was estimated around 3 million metric tonnes annually. At present its processing capacity is 9.69 million metric tonnes per annum. Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Limited has always maintained high standards while processing the crude oil.

The main products of Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Limited are Liquid Petroleum Gas, Aviation Turbine Fuel, Furnace Oil, Automotive Diesel Fuel, Vacuum Gas Oil, Bitumen and so on. the company exports various products outside India.

The petroleum refinery near Mangalore has taken great care so as not to harm the environment through any of its activities. To achieve this objective, it has planted various green plants around the refinery.

Last Updated on 21 September 2011