Under a Processing Agreement with BPC, ERL processes crude oil imported by BPC and delivers the finished petroleum products to the other subsidiaries of BPC (Padma Oil Company Limited, Jamuna Oil Company Limited, Meghna Petroleum Limited & LP Gas Limited) for marketing and distribution. ERL processes Arabian Light Crude (ALC) and Murban Crude, imported respectively from KSA and Abu Dhabi and produces 16 petroleum products. ERL also processes natural gas condensate to the tune of 100,000 MT/Yr as crude mix. ERL's operational and other activities are as follows:

Processing Units

Refinery went on-stream with three Processing Units namely:
No Name of unit Capacity in MT/Year
1 Crude Distillation Unit 1.5 Million
2 Catalytic Reforming Unit 70,000
3 Hydrodesulphurization Unit (This unit is later revamped into MHC unit) ----------
New Process units added to original configuration
4 Asphaltic Bitumen Plant (Commissioned in Dec. 1980)
i)Vacuum Distillation Unit
ii)Bitumen Blowing Unit
5 Long Residue Visbrear Unit (Commissioned in Dec.1994) 5,22,000
6 Mild Hydrocracker Unit (HSD unit revamped to MHC unit, commissioned in Dec.1994) MHC unit Converted to NGC (Natural Gas Condensate) unit, Commissioned in Nov. 2007 by ERL Engineer 57,000

Other Units

Treatment Units
No Name of unit Capacity in MT/Year
1 LPG Merox Unit 24,000
2 Gasoline Merox Unit 65,000
3 Kerosene Merox Unit 1,25,000
Ancillary Unit
No Name of unit Capacity in MT/Year
1 Drum Manufacturing & Filling Unit (Commissioned in Octobor, 1980) 1,100 Drum/Day(8 Hours)
2 Hydrogen Plant 790
Utilities Units
No Name Capacity
1 Steam Generation Unit (4 Boilers) Total installed generation Capacity 80 MT/Hr
2 Power Generation (Installed Generation Capacity)
i) 2 nos. Steam Turbine Generator
ii)2 nos. Diesel generator
6000 KW
3100 KW


1 Crude Tank (7 Nos.) 2,85,000 M3/2,42,250 MT
2 LPG storage 2,200 M3(1,210 MT)
3 Other Product tank (Including Bitumen) 2,80,000  M3

International Tender for spare parts of compressor tools and varoius tools is available. Closing Date: 24-07-2017
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National Tender for Hot-Rolled Mild Steel Plate is available. Closing Date: 18-04-2017
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National Tender for the activation of a Reverse Osmosis (RO) Plant at ERL is available. Closing Date: 29-03-2017
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International Tender for diesel welding machine, seamless carbon steel pipe, ERW carbon steel pipe, various pipe fittings is available. Earliest closing Date: 28-03-2017
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Final Selection for the Posts of Heavy Vehicle Driver and Fire Tender Driver has been published. Last date of joining 19th February, 2017.
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International Tender for Online Oxygen Analyzer and Various Exchanger and Metal Gasket is available. Closing Date: 07-03-2017 and 23-03-2017
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Written test for the post of Management Professionals (Finance and Accounts/ Personnel and Admin) is scheduled on 10th February, 2017.
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National Tenders for various works are available.
Closing Date: 13-12-2016 and 19-12-2016
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International Tender for White Ceramic Fibre Blanket & Rock Wool Wire Insulation Blanket is available. Closing Date: 03-01-2017
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International Tender for ID Mount Electric Drive Portable Flange Facer, Seamless Admiralty Brass Tubes, Infrared Thermal Imaging Camera, Economizer Tubes of Boiler-D, Heat Exchanger Tubes is available. Closing Date: 08-02-2017
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Laboratory Test Prices are updated
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News & Events
Eid-e-Miladunnabi (SAW) has been observed at ERL on 19thJanuary, 2017

Contract Agreement signed between Bangladesh Petroleum Corporation (BPC) and Technip for the installation of ERL unit-2 on 18thJanuary, 2017
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Contract Agreement signed between Bangladesh Petroleum Corporation and China Petroleum Pipeline Bureau for the installation of Single Point Mooring with Double Pipeline on 08thDecember, 2016
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MOI signed between BPC and EIL for Project Management Consultancy for ERL Unit 2 on 19th April, 2016
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39th Annual General Meeting held on 06thMay, 2016
Finished Products

Finished Products

ERL produces 16 petroleum products including a few non-fuel products, namely, SBP, JBO, MTT, BITUMEN. Some of these products are produced only on demand.


Physical Facilities

Refinery went on-stream with three Processing Units namely:
  Crude Distillation Unit,
  Catalytic Reforming Unit
  Hydrodesulphurization Unit




Tender Information

    Local Tender:
  •  Goods: 01
  •  Works: 00
  • Foreign Tender:
  •  Goods: 03
  •  Works: 01
  • EOI:
  •  Consultancy Service: 00

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Lab Testing

ERL has an well Equipped Quality Control Lab for ensuring best quality products. It also provides outsider the facilities for the following test: