Nanoti, S. M.

CSIR-Indian Institute of Petroleum, Dehradun, India

Shrikant Nanoti was head of the Refining Technology division of the Indian Institute of Petroleum (IIP), Dehradun, superannuated in November 2016, and is working as a consultant at IIP. Mr. Nanoti has a doctorate in chemical engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, and has more than 30 yr of experience in the development and scale-up of separation-based technologies, process design, process integration and pinch analysis for the petroleum refining and petrochemical industries. He has published more than 40 research papers in national and international journals, and has eight patents to his credit.

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..

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