Kukade, S.

Hindustan Petroleum Corp. Ltd. (HPCL), Bangalore, India

is a deputy manager at HPCL Corporate Research and Development in Bengaluru, India. His areas of management include catalyst evaluation, process development, technical services and troubleshooting for FCC operations. He also has 10 years of research experience. Mr. Kukade holds a BS degree from the National Institute of Technology, Karnataka, India, and an MS degree from the Indian Institute of Technology in Kharagpur, both in chemical engineering.

Improve FCC margins by processing more vacuum residue in feed

Shidhaye, H., Kukade, S., Kumar, P., Rao, P. V. C., Choudary, N. V., Hindustan Petroleum Corp. Ltd. (HPCL)

With the greater processing of heavy crude oils in refineries, the importance of fluid catalytic cracking units (FCCUs) has increased.