Sulphur is a by-product produced in various refineries processing high Sulphur crude crude.
Sulphur is produced from the Sulphur rich fuel gas to reduce the emission level of Sulphur in the atmosphere along with flue gases from the furnaces. While Mathura refinery started production of Sulphur from beginning itself, Sulphur recovery
units have been provided in Haldia,Koyali, Panipat, Mathura & Guwahati refineries
Refinery-wise Sulphur production for IndianOil Corporation Ltd refineries is as under :-
||Production capacity ('000 MTPA)
This product is used by fertilizer plants as also Sulphur roll manufacturers etc.