Refineries, the system to separate and clean the Crude oil and convert it to Automotive oil, LPG Gas, petroleum, and other important products. India, China, and the USA are the countries that import oil from the oil reserved countries. Thousands of refineries found in the world with large scale and small scale, private and government-owned companies.
The largest oil refineries built on the availability of crude oil in particular locations and convenient for transportation to deliver the fuel to the different parts 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 a 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|
|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|