Garg, M. O.

CSIR-Indian Institute of Petroleum, Dehradun, India

Dr. M. O. Garg is an expert in petroleum refining and petrochemicals, and has been instrumental in developing and commercializing a large number of technologies in Indian refineries. A graduate from Nagpur University and a post graduate from IIT Kanpur, Dr. Garg completed his PhD in solvent extraction from the University of Melbourne. His areas of specialization include solvent extraction, process integration, advanced control, simulation and modeling. He has published more than 260 papers in journals and holds 50 national and international patents. He has been elected a Fellow of the Indian National Academy of Engineers.

Modified revamp process to reduce energy use in an SDA unit

Kumar, S., Nanoti, S. M., Garg, M. O., CSIR-Indian Institute of Petroleum; Amutha, R., Nandagopalu, N. V. N., Chennai Petroleum Corp. Ltd.

Solvent deasphalting (SDA) is emerging as a low-cost, bottom-of-the-barrel upgrading process to recover valuable oil from short residue. This oil can either be further processed to make lube-oil-based stocks or cracked in secondary processing units.

Improve solvent recovery in wax production

Garg, M. O., Kumar, S., Nanoti, S. M., Ghosh, P., CSIR-Indian Institute of Petroleum

The solvent-recovery section of the deoiling unit for wax production consumes substantial energy. In this study, the effects of operating conditions (pressure), energy consumption and cost, and proces..

Tune up the ‘sweetening’ process for your facility

Garg, M. O., Kumar, S., Ganguly, S. K., Das, G., Sain, B., CSIR-Indian Institute of Petroleum

Novel catalysts can improve the oxidation of thiols (RSH) found in light oils. Thiols in petroleum products, such as liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) and light straight-run naphtha (LSRN), usually found ..

Alternate feedstock options for petrochemicals: A roadmap

Garg, M. O., Ganguly, S. K., Sen, S., CSIR-Indian Institute of Petroleum

New hydrocarbons will be needed to meet future demand

Refinery configurations: Designs for heavy oil

Garg, M. O., Kumar, S., Nanoti, S. M., Sharma, Y. K., CSIR-Indian Institute of Petroleum

Conceptualization and economic models looked at scenarios to process clean gasoline, diesel from domestic feedstock

Alternative transport fuels: An Indian perspective

Jain, A., Department of Chemical Engineering; Singal, S. K., Kamei, W., Garg, M. O., CSIR-Indian Institute of Petroleum

Many factors influence the possibility of new fuels replacing gasoline and diesel