Guru Gobind Singh Refinery

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Summary Information

  • Ownership: HMEL
  • Website:
  • Location: Bathinda, Punjab, India
  • Capacity: 11.3 million tons/annum & 225,000 bbl/day
  • Nelson Complexity:
  • Refining Depth:

Brief Description

  • The Guru Gobind Singh Refinery is a large Zero Bottoms, Energy efficient, Environment friendly, High Distillate Yielding Complex Refinery that will be producing Clean Fuels and Polypropylene by processing Heavy, Sour and Acidic crudes

Refining Units

  • Atmospheric Distillation
  • Vacuum Distillation
  • Delayed Coker
  • Fluidised Catalytic Cracker
  • Continuous Catalytic Reformer
  • Diesel Hydrotreater Unit
  • Vacuum Gas Oil - Hydrotreater Unit
  • Sulphur Recovery Unit - 2 X 300 TPD

Terminal Capacity

  • Crude Oil:
  • Refined Products:

Crude Supply

  • Crude is supplied by a cross-country Crude Oil Pipeline (approx. 1014 km) from Mundra to Bathinda traversing through the states of Gujarat, Rajasthan and Haryana
  • The refinery was designed 90% Arab Heavy and 10% Doba crude oils

Products Produced

  • Liquid Products : Motor Spirit, High Speed Diesel, Superior Kerosene Oil, Aviation Turbine Fuel, Liquefied Petroleum Gas, Naphtha, Hexane, Mineral Turpentine Oil.
  • Solid Products : Pet Coke, Sulphur and Polypropylene.

Ongoing Projects

Other Information

  • The refinery was commissioned in 2012. For details of the project see Guru Gobind Singh Refinery Project
  • The project was initially going to be a joint venture between HPCL and BP


  • 2012 - Opening ceremony held for the refinery
  • 2017 - The refinery was expanded to 225,000 bpd


  1. BP and HPCL Sign Letter of Intent to Form a Refining and Marketing Joint Venture in India
  2. Commissioning Startup Of Grassroots Refinery India