Largest Oil Refineries in the World

Refineries are to separate and clean the Crude oil and the output such as Oil, LPG Gas, and petroleum. The economically developed countries with large scale industries and uses transportation to deliver the goods, India, China and the USA are the countries that import oil from the oil reserved countries. There are thousands of refineries in the world with large scale and small scale, private and government owned companies. There are largest oil refineries built on the availability of crude oil and transportation convenience to deliver the fuel to the different part of the country. The ‘Jamnagar Refinery’ is the largest Oil refinery located in India with refines capacity of 1,240,000 barrels per day and SK Energy Co., Ltd. Ulsan Refinery is the second largest oil refinery located in South Korea with the capacity of 1,120,000 barrels per day.

List of Major Oil Refineries in the World

Rank Name of Refinery Operating Company Location Barrels per Day
1 Jamnagar Refinery Reliance Industries Jamnagar, Gujarat, India 1,240,000
2 SK Energy Co., Ltd. Ulsan Refinery SK Energy Ulsan, South Korea 1,120,000
3 Paraguana Refinery Complex PDVSA Paraguana, Falcon, Venezuela 940,000
4 GS Caltex Yeosu Refinery GS Caltex Yeosu, South Korea 730,000
5 ExxonMobil ExxonMobil Singapore 605,000
6 Port Arthur Refinery Motiva Enterprises Port Arthur, Texas, USA 600,000
7 Baytown Refinery ExxonMobil Baytown, TX, USA 572,500
8 Ras Tanura Refinery Saudi Aramco Saudi Arabia 550,000
9 Garyville Refinery Marathon Petroleum Garyville, LA 522,000
10 S-Oil Ulsan Refinery S-Oil Ulsan, South Korea 503,000
11 Baton Rouge Refinery ExxonMobil Baton Rouge, LA, USA 502,500