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Seminar on Smart Refineries

22-April-2016  

Seminar on Smart Refineries

Indian Refiners are gearing up to a challenging schedule of 1st April 2020 for placing BS –VI auto fuels in the market. Modular Configuration and Process Intensification approach offers a viable green option to meet this challenge.



Dr. R.K. Malhotra, Director General, PetroFed welcomed the participants and gave a brief about the seminar. Mr. James E. Rekoske, VP & Chief Technology Officer, UOP, USA in his theme address brought out the key challenges and issues being faced by the petroleum refining industry.



The day-long programme, comprehensively covered all aspects of refining in three technical sessions. There were seven presentations covering the subject. The sessions were chaired Shri A.S. Basu, Head of Refinery, HMEL; Shri Prasad Panicker, ED (Kochi Refinery), BPCL and Shri K. Govindarajan, CEO-Projects, Essar Oil Ltd. The sessions witnessed extensive floor participation.



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