बरौनी रिफाइनरी, बेगूसराय (IOCL, Barauni Refinery) – Begusarai

Barauni Refinery in the Begusarai District of the state of Bihar in India was the dream project of Shrikrishna Sinha the first chief minister of Bihar.

HistoryBarauni RefineryThe second refinery of the country, Barauni Refinery, in the Bihar state of India, was built in collaboration with the Soviet Union at a cost of Rs. 49.4 crores and went on stream in July, 1964. It is situated 125 kilometres (78 mi) from Patna and was commissioned with a refining capacity of 1 million metric tonnes per annum (MMTPA) to process Assam (Naharkatiya) crude oil. The refinery was dedicated to the Nation by the then Union Minister for Petroleum, Prof. Humayun Kabir on 15th January 1965.

Indian Oil Corporation Limited, Barauni, Begusarai

The initial capacity of 1 million tonnes per year was expanded to 3 million tonnes per year by 1969. The present capacity of this refinery is 6.100 million tonnes per year. Indian Oil Corporation has planned to expand its capacit…

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