Refinery Industry HPCL-Mittal’s Bathinda Refinery Starts Full Operation

Editor: Dominik Stephan

HPCL-Mittal Energy has started full operation of its first refinery at Bathinda. Green fuel supply is expected to improve in the northern region of the country due to the new refinery. The refinery at Bhatinda in Punjab raises India's installed refining capacity by 5 per cent to 4.05 million barrels a day. The refinery is built at the cost of $4 billion approximately.

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(Picture: HPCL)
(Picture: HPCL)

Bathinda/India – The Banthinda began crude oil processing in August 2011.the company achieved the first liquid sales in December 2011 with dispatch of kerosene and the first solid sales in February 2012 with sale of petroleum coke. The company has 80 per cent off-take agreement with Hindustan Petroleum Corporation.