Mandal, K. K.

Nayara Energy Ltd., Vadinar, India

Kishore Kumar Mandal is a Technical Consultant for Nayara Energy Ltd. Prior to Nayara Energy Ltd., he worked for Indian Oil Corp. for 36 yr, retiring as General Manager of Indian Oil Corp.’s Panipat Refinery. Mr. Mandal has worked on different refinery units, including the atmospheric vacuum distillation unit, the FCCU, the diesel hydrotreater (DHDT) unit, and the hydrocracking unit. He has also carried out assignments in commissioning, operations, and technical services and projects. Mr. Mandal earned his BTech degree in chemical engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) in Kharagpur.

Implementation of advanced level control techniques in refinery operations

Mandal, K. K., Nayara Energy Ltd.

Plant performance depends on stable operations, with steady feed, product flow, temperature and pressure control as per process requirements.

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.