Sriganesh, G.

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

Gandham Sriganesh leads HPCL’s R&D center in Bangalore as Executive Director of R&D. He holds a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from Osmania University in Hyderabad. He has been associated with HPCL since 1982, and has worked in various capacities in the operations and technical divisions of HPCL’s Visakhapatnam and Mumbai refineries. He has handled capacity expansion and fuel quality upgradation projects at both refineries. He has published and presented several technical papers at national and international forums.

Production of renewable fuels in existing refinery assets: A cost-effective coprocessing strategy

Kumar Dhar, P., Meesala, L., Kumar, P., Valavarasu, G., Rao, P. V. C., Sriganesh, G., Hindustan Petroleum Corp. Ltd. (HPCL)

Vegetable oils are a renewable biomass resource used in the production of biofuels. Biodiesel production from transesterification of vegetable oils (fatty acid methyl ester, or FAME) is the primary route for producing biofuels from vegetable oils.

Visbreaking technology: Is it obsolete, or is there potential for upgrade?

Kumar, P., Rao, P. V. C., Choudary, N. V., Sriganesh, G., Singh, P., Kumar, K. M., Hindustan Petroleum Corp. Ltd. (HPCL)

Visbreaking technology is a well-known, simple thermal cracking process for residual oils.