Mandal, K. K.

Nayara Energy Ltd., Vadinar, Gujarat, India

Kishore Kumar Mandal is a Technical Consultant for Nayara Energy Ltd., in Vadinar, India, after retirement from Indian Oil Corp. as General Manager (TS) of the Panipat Refinery, Panipat, India. He has worked on different refinery units, including atmospheric vacuum distillation, FCC, DHDT and hydrocracker units. Mr. Mandal has carried out assignments in commissioning, operations, technical services and projects. He has worked for Indian Oil Corp. for 36 yr. Mr. Mandal obtained his B.Tech (honors) degree in chemical engineering from IIT, Kharagpur, India.

Search for advanced technique of desalter control—TON control for interface level

Mandal, K. K., Nayara Energy Ltd.

While it may seem like a simple vessel, the desalter is a critical section in a crude distillation unit.