Das, A. K.

Reliance Industries Ltd., Jamnagar, India

Asit K. Das is Head of Refinery R&D and Process Development in the Refining R&D division of Reliance Industries Ltd. in Jamnagar, India. He has developed and commercialized many processes and has more than 75 patents, 60 publications and five book chapters to his credit. He holds a PhD in chemical engineering from Ghent University Belgium.

Determine root causes of undesirable petcoke properties from the DCU

Gupta, A., Daggupati, S., Bisht, H., Mandal, S., Das, A. K., Reliance Industries Ltd.

The delayed coking unit (DCU) is the technology of choice for the upgrade of heavy hydrocarbon residues—i.e., bottom-of-the-barrel upgrading.

Optimize slop-wax bed height in the vacuum unit

Patil, R. C., Das, A. K., Reliance Industries Ltd.; Yadav, M., Reliance Technology Group, Reliance Industries Ltd.

The vacuum distillation (VD) unit in the petroleum refinery separates the heavier fraction of crude oil from the atmospheric distillation unit (ADU) into light vacuum gasoil (LVGO) and heavy VGO (HVGO..

Achieve uniform heat flux in a coker furnace

Patil, R. C., Mishra, V. P., Das, A. K., Reliance Industries Ltd.

A delayed coker unit thermally cracks vacuum residue (VR) and converts it into products like liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), naphtha, gasoil and petroleum coke. A majority of the thermal cracking takes..