Chennai Petroleum Corporation

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Chennai Petroleum Corporation, also known as Chennai Petroleum Corporation Limited (CPCL) is an India-based petrochemical products manufacturing company. Chennai Petroleum Corporation was earlier known as Madras Refineries Limited and was established in 1965.

CPCL started its operations as a joint venture company between Government of India (GOI), AMOCO, and National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC), with shares in the proportion of 74%:13%:13% respectively. At present, Indian Oil Corporation holds 51.88% and NIOC holds 15.40% of the company.

The main business activity of Chennai Petroleum Corporation involves manufacture of petrochemical products like LPG, Motor Spirit, Superior Kerosene, Aviation Turbine Fuel, High Speed Diesel, Naphtha, Bitumen, Lube Base Stocks, Paraffin Wax, Fuel Oil, Hexane, and Petrochemical feedstock. Chennai Petroleum Corporation Limited has 2 refineries with a cumulative refining capacity of 10.5 million Tons per annum. These refineries are -

  • The Manali Refinery
  • The Cauvery Basin Refinery at Nagapattinam
Business lines of Chennai Petroleum Corporation are as follows -
  • Refineries
  • Marketing
  • R&D
  • Major Projects
Latest Financial Figures(Figures in Rs. Crores)
ET 500 Rank(2011)23
Profit after Tax(PAT)511.52
MCAP (Market Capitalization)2965.97

Product lines of Chennai Petroleum Corporation are as follows -
Fuels -
  • Liqufied petroleum gas(LPG)
  • Naptha
  • Motor spirit (MS 0.25% sulphur-non-metro)
  • Motor spirit (MS 0.05% sulphur-metro)
  • Motor spirit (MS Xtra premium grade
  • Superior kerosene oil(SKO)
  • High speed diesel (HSDD 0.25% sulphur-non- metro)
  • High speed diesel (HSD 0.05% sulphur,metro)
  • Aviation turbine fuel (ATF)
  • Furnace oil
  • LSHS
  • Light diesel oil(LDO)
  • Asphalt
  • MatchWax
  • WhiteWax
  • Extracts
  • Sulphur
Lubes -
  • Lube base oil SN 70
  • Lube base oil SN 150
  • Lube base oil SN 400
  • Lube base oil BS 150
  • Lube base oil SN 850
  • Lube base oil SN 500
Petrochemical feedstocks -
  • F. G. Hexane
  • LAB feed-stock
  • PBFS
  • Propylene
  • Polybutyne feed-stock
  • MEK feed-stock
Contact details of Chennai Petroleum Corporation are as follows -

Registered Office
Chennai Petroleum Corporation Limited
New No:536, Anna Salai, Teynampet
Chennai 600 018
Phone: 044-24349519, 24349542
Fax: 044-24341753

Manali Refinery
Chennai Petroleum Corporaion Limited
Manali, Chennai 600 068
Phone: 044-25944000-09
Fax: 044-25941047

Cauvery Basin Refinery
Panangudi Village,
Nagapattinam District, Tamilnadu
PIN 611 002
Fax: 04365-50784

Chennai Petroleum Corporation Limited
New No.536, Anna Salai, Teynampet
Chennai - 600 018
Phone: 044-24349542/24349610/24349833
Fax: 044-24341753
Email: [email protected]

Last Updated on 1/4/2012

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