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Digboi Refinery of Assam


Posted Date: 03-Oct-2011  Last Updated:   Category: Assam Information    
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Digboi Refinery of Assam is the oldest refinery of Asia. This refinery was about 100 years old. Read the full article to know more about the oldest Digboi Refinery of Assam.



About the Digboi Refinery of Assam


Digboi Refinery of AssamDigboi Refinery of Assam is the oldest refinery of Asia. This oldest Refinery of Assam was constructed in the year 1901 at Digboi city of Assam by Assam Oil Company Limited. This Digboi Refinery of Assam is located at Tinsukia District of Assam. This is a very old Refinery of Assam as till now this Digboi Refinery of Assam is about 100 years of old and was constructed before first World war. When a railway line was constructed from Dibrugarh to Margherita this Digboi Refinery of Assam was discovered. This was the oldest Refinery of Assam. First this oil Refinery was running by the British rulers. Now Digboi is one of the developed city in Assam having good infrastructure, Buildings and a Eighteen holes Golf Courses. There is a good club is also present at Digboi which is known as Digboi Club. No this place is one of the famous tourist place in Assam.

This famous Digboi Refinery of Assam was constructed in the year 1901. At that time the marketing of the Refinery of Assam was taken by Indian Oil Corporation Limited. In the year 1981 the Digboi Refinery of Assam created a separate new division. This division maintains both the production and Marketing. At that time The capacity of Digboi Refinery of Assam was 0.50 million metric tonnes per Annum. But now this capacity is increased to 0.65 million metric tonnes per Annum. In the year 2003 the Digboi Refinery of Assam was re installed with Micro crystalline wax to enhance the production. Now there is also Hydrotreater is also installed which is used to improve the quality of Diesel.

The petroleum Products produced by Digboi Refinery of Assam are supplied to all the areas of North Eastern India by Railway and road transport. The Digboi Refinery of Assam is ISO-9001 and ISO-14001 certified and the laboratory of Digboi Refinery of Assam is NABL accredited. Now this Digboi Refinery of Assam is one of the biggest oil production station of Assam and it is on the way to attend higher standard. The Digboi Refinery of Assam gives many developmental activities in Assam. Now Digboi Refinery of Assam provides all modern facilities for the production of Petroleum products such as Fuels, Wax, Bitumen etc. So Digboi Refinery of Assam is the technical Marvel of Assam.

If you want to Stay near the Digboi Refinery of Assam then Galaxy hotel is one of the best option for you. The address of Galxy Hotel of Digboi is :
Galxy Hotel
80 ft Road
Police Point Charali
Digboi
Assam

How to Reach Digboi Refinery of Assam


If you want to Reach Digboi Refinery of Assam then you can easily get there as it is connected with all major cities and states via Railways and Roads. The NH 38 is connected with Digboi Refinery of Assam and the capital of Assam Guwahati which is about 527 kms far. So you can easily Reach Digboi Refinery of Assam.


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