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Guru Gobind Singh Refinery

Process automation has been at the heart of HMEL’s strategic vision in building a smart refinery. Leveraging the latest technology and partnering with the best gives us superior operational performance and profitability with strict adherence to safety and environment standards.

HMEL’s Guru Gobind Singh Refinery (GGSR) is strategically positioned to service the energy demand of North India. Unleashing a hydrocarbon revolution in Punjab, it is an anchor investment for further downstream industrialization in the region.

US$ 5 Billion

Largest investment in Punjab

World-class Licensors

Technology Partners

Refining 225,000

Barrels crude everyday

Scalable Capacity

Up to 18 MMTPA

In our endeavour to maximise value creation, we continuously look to improve our processes, include more high value added end-products, and pursue opportunities to expand our business. As a young organisation, HMEL moves swiftly to respond to the ever-changing energy market. Working collaboratively with the communities around us, we aspire to build an organisation that would shape a bright energy future for the country.

Delivering Higher Value through Technology

  • Illustrious sponsors with exceptional lineage
  • 'Plant-floor' to 'top-floor' integration, making it an 'instrumented, interconnected and intelligent' enterprise
  • Synergies with HPCL's existing marketing network in Northern India
  • Amalgam of global and Indian experts deployed to build a state-of-the-art refinery
  • Diversified product slate catering to marquee customers through an extensive distribution network
  • Best in class licensors such as Axens, UOP, Stone & Webster, IBM, SAP and Honeywell

Continuous focus on innovation and efficiency

HMEL achieves this goal through the implementation of world-class operating systems such as the Manufacturing Execution System, System Analysis and Programme Development, Operator Training Simulator and Corrosion and Inspection Management Systems at GGSR. These are pioneering initiatives and significantly enhance the refinery’s operational efficiencies.

A minimum manning philosophy helps us to optimize operations using a multitasking approach and cross training of operation and maintenance personnel. A best-in- class integration framework and Enterprise Performance Management and Reporting Systems further support informed decision-making at GSSR.