Bongaigaon Refinery (BGR) is the 8th refinery of IndianOil. Consequent upon
the amalgamation of Bongaigaon Refinery & Petrochemicals Limited (BRPL) with IndianOil on 25th march 2009 became the eighth largest refinery of IndianOil and came to be known as IndianOil, Bongaigaon Refinery. The refinery has a uniqueness of its own with an existence of over 45 long years, Bongaigaon Refinery have been serving the energy needs of the state along with the rest of the nation. Situated amidst its spectacular beauty in the Chirang district of Assam, it is about 200 km west from the state capital Guwahati.
The processing capacity of Bongaigaon Refinery is 2.35 MMTPA of Crude Oil with a plan to increase its capacity to 4.5 MMTPA. It comprises two Crude Distillation Units (CDU), two Delayed Coker Units (DCU), DHDT unit including HGU & SRU and CRU/MSQ units. The first CDU with a capacity of 1 MMTPA was commissioned in the year 1979. The capacity was further increased to 1.35 MMTPA in 1986. An LPG Bottling Plant with a capacity of 44,000 MTPA was also commissioned in the year 2003. Further two projects 'Indmax Project' and 'BS VI' is under implementation which will comply BS VI fuel norms. Further with Hydrocarbon Vision 2030 BGR is gearing up to increase to meet the nation Fuel needs.
Presently BGR produces a wide range of petroleum products namely LPG, Naphtha, MS, SKO, ATF, HSD, LDO, LVFO/FO, RPC & Sulphur by processing Imported and Assam Crude.
Bongaigaon Refinery (BGR) is committed to achieving excellence in product quality and customer satisfaction by meeting customer requirement and striving for continuous improvements in quality of products. Bongaigaon refinery has maintained quality standards as ISO 9002:1994 in 1998 (ISO 9001:2008 at present) till today. Quality Management System (QMS) as per ISO 9001:2000 was also implemented in the Security System of CISF unit of BGR in 2005 & being monitored (ISO 9001:2008 at present) till date. Bongaigaon Refinery has successfully implemented the requirements of ISO 9001:2015 & ISO 14001:2015 to replace the earlier ISO 9001:2008 & ISO 14001:2004 in August 2017. Quality Control laboratory of BGR is awarded renewed accreditation in accordance with the International Standard ISO / IEC 17025:2005 by National Accreditation Board for Testing and Calibration Laboratories (NABL), (A Constituent Board of Quality Council of India), Government of India, in the discipline of Chemical Testing. The renewed Certification of Accreditation covers full range of Test parameters of ATF as required by DGAQA, in addition to other Test parameters of Petroleum Products, Water and Waste Water.
Bongaigaon Refinery has been conferred with "Excellence in consistence TPM commitment awards" by Japan institute of pant maintenance (JIIPM), Japan for its excellence in consistence TPM commitment level.
Bongaigaon is also the first business entity in India to have successfully implemented the " International Sustainability Rating System (ISRS)" - 8th Edition - on 18th Nov. 2011.ISRS-8th edition is an integrated version of the process safety management and includes updates to reflect changes in international standards including OHSAS 180001:2007 , ISO 14001:2004 , ISO 9001:2008 and Global Reporting Initiative -2006.In 2013 , during the ISRS 8th Edition PSM Follow-up Assessment, INDIANOIL- BGR has achieved LEVEL 8 and was among the top 5 Refineries in the world to achieve this extraordinary level in ISRS 8th Edition PSM protocol.
In recognition to the outstanding performance in Industrial Safety under two categories - Winner for achieving the 'Lowest Average Frequency rate' and Runners up for 'Accident Free Year', Bongaigaon Refinery has been bestowed with the prestigious 'National Safety Awards' consecutively for several years. BGR has received the prestigious International Safety Award 2017 by the British Safety Council. Bongaigaon Refinery received "SHRESHTHA SURAKSHA PURASKAR (Silver Trophy & Certificate) in Group - A under Manufacturing Sector Awards for the Award Year â€“ 2016".The award was presented by Hon'ble Minister of State (Independent Charge) Labor and Employment, Government of India, Shri Bandaru Dattatreya on 20th April'17. Bongaigaon Refinery was awarded the Jawaharlal Nehru Centenary Award for Energy performance of Refineries : 2015-16 for "Best Improvement in Specific Energy Consumption (MBN) over the previous year". The award was presented by Shri Dharmendra Pradhan, Hon'ble MoP&NG . Bongaigaon Refinery received "Most Improved Refinery Of The Year-2016" award on 8th Aug'17 from FIPI (Federation of Indian Petroleum Industry). The award was handed over by Shri K D Tripathi, Secretary, MoP&NG in presence of Dr. R K Malhotra, Director General, FIPI, Shri Rajiv Bansal, AS&FA, MoP&NG, Shri Sanjiv Singh, Chairman, IndianOil & Co-Chairman, FIPI & Shri DK Sarraf, CMD, ONGC & Chairman, FIPI. Bongaigaon Refinery was awarded (Second Prize) the " National Energy Conservation Award-2017" by the performance year 2017 by Bureau of Energy Efficiency ,Government of India and Minister of Power.Bongaigaon Refinery was awarded the "OGCF Award:2017 For Steam Leak Improvement" for the performance year 2016-17 by Centre for High Technology ,Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas ,Government of India Shri Dharmendra Pradhan Hon'ble MoP&NG (Independent Charge) at the Refining & Petroleum Technology Meet on 13th Jan'18 at Bhubaneswar,Odisha.
Bongaigaon Refinery has taken various environment managment initiatives such a Ecological Park inside the Refnery premises ,Parivesh Udyan as natural pond and Nandan Kanan Herbal and Orchid Garden .Bongaigaon Refinery has a unique way of treating Industrial Storm water in Natural way which is one of its many innovative eco-initiative.
For the socio-economic upliftment of the neighbourhood ,Bongaigaon refinery has been implementing Corporate Social Responsibility Schemes in accordance with the CSR policy of IndianOil and compliance to the provisions of Company's Act 2013. Bongaigaon Refinery is extending assistance in building and renovating educational institutions , encoraging women empowement , scholarship to deserving students , improving commnunity health and drinking water facilities, promoting sports ,culture and entreprenurship and skill development etc.Bongaigaon Refinery is actively involved in the Swachha Bharat Abhiyan launched by Government Of India by building toilets in schools in two districts namely Bongaigaon and Chirang .There has been a consistent visible imapct on nearby communities by adopting new initiatives on Cleanliness .