Balaramakrishna, P. V.

L&T Hydrocarbon Engineering, Mumbai, India

P. V. Balaramakrishna is the head of the R&D center for engineering services at L&T Hydrocarbon Engineering. He has more than two decades of industry experience and specializes in process design, advanced process control and process plant optimization. He holds an MS degree in chemical engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology. Mr. Balaramakrishna is also a chartered engineer and a fellow of the Institution of Chemical Engineers in the UK. He has contributed to several international journals and conferences.

Integrated refractory dry-out and alkali boil-out for primary reformers in H2 units

Balaramakrishna, P. V., Sukul, G., L&T Hydrocarbon Engineering

With increasing worldwide demand for diesel, more stringent product specifications for cleaner fuels, reduced fuel oil demand and the economic advantages of processing heavier, sourer crudes, the demand for hydrogen in refineries continues to increase.