Kochi Refinery, a unit of Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL-KR), is a 9.5 MMTPA Refinery located at Ambalamugal in Ernakulam District of Kerala state. The Refinery wascommissioned in 1966 with crude oil processing capacity of 2.5 Million Metric Tons per Annum (MMTPA).
BPCL-KR is implementing its ambitious Integrated Refinery Expansion Project (IREP) with the help of Engineers India Limited (EIL) as Consultant. In addition to enhancement of refining capacity to 15.5 MMTPA, quality up-gradation of auto-fuels to Euro-IV/ V norms and up-gradation of refinery residue to value added products are envisaged as part of the project. The IREP project of BPCL envisages the following: