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 Visbreking 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

সংশ্লিষ্ট দরপত্র সিডিউলে বর্ণিত শর্তাবলী মোতাবেক উল্লিখিত কোল্ড রোল্ড স্টীল শীটের স্ক্র্যাপ ,স্পুল, টপ কভার শীট, সাইড কভার/কর্ণার কভার ও স্ট্রিপস বিক্রয়ের জন্য ইস্টার্ন রিফাইনারী লিমিটেড কর্তৃক এতদ্বারা প্রকৃত ক্রেতাদের নিকট হতে সীলমোহরযুক্ত দরপত্র আহ্বান করা হচ্ছে . Closing Date: 06-02-2018
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ইস্টার্ণ রিফাইনারী লিমিটেড (ইআরএল) এ সিভিল শাখার সংশ্লিষ্ট কাজে অভিজ্ঞতা সম্পন্ন আগ্রহী ঠিকাদারদের নিকট হইতে নির্ধারিত সিডিউল এ সীলমোহরকৃত দরপত্র আহ্বান করা যাচ্ছে।Closing Date: 31-01-2018
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Tender Invitation for goods ERL Carbon Steel Pipe, Infrared Thermal imaging Camera and Flexible Drain Pipe for floating Roof Tank. Closing Date: 14-02-2018
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Tender Invitation for Supply, Installation and Comissioning of CCTV System and Smart Door Lock System,Half Leather hand Gloves,Various Fire Extinguisher,S. S. Deep Measuring Tape with Inage Bob,Ceiling fan,Automatic Salt in Crude Analyzer,Various ASTM Thermometer, Heating Immersion Circulator and Conductivity Meter & TDS Meter with necessary Probes. Closing Date: 31-01-2018
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Design, Supply, Installation, Testing and Commissioning of a Cooling Tower(4000 m3/hr) at Eastern Refinery Limited, Chittagong on Turn Key basis
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Tender Invitation of Various goods like Caustic Soda (NaOH),Physical Form: Flakes or Pearl,Split type Air Conditioner (Wall mounted),Capacity: 2.0 Ton (24000BTU/HR) And 1.5 Ton (18000BTU/HR) each,Public Address System for Training Center Seminar Room,Projector, Projector Celling Mount Kit and Projector Screen with Installation,3 Phase Oil Immersed and Naturally Air Cooled Transformer,Navy Blue Drill And White Drill Cloth and Portable Flue Gas Analyzer
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Recruitment Result of different post has been published. Download Notice:
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Written exam result and interview notice for the post of Accounts Assistant and Junior Computer Typist has been published.
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International Tender Invitation of Electronic Transmitter and Spares for Air Compressor; Manufacturer: Burton Corblin, France. Closing Date: 12-12-2017
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Laboratory Test Prices are updated
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News & Events
40thAnnual General Meeting held on 02ndAug, 2017

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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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: 11
  •  Works: 02
  • Foreign Tender:
  •  Goods: 04
  •  Works: 00
  • 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: