Marve, M.

TATA Consulting Engineers Ltd., Mumbai, India

is chief technology officer (CTO) and senior vice president at Tata Consulting Engineers (TCE) Ltd. He has a chemical engineering degree from ICT in Mumbai, India, with 25 years of extensive experience in refining, petrochemicals and technology management. Prior to joining TCE, he worked for Reliance Industries for 24 years. His last role at Reliance was chief of advanced technical services for Reliance’s Jamnagar refinery. He was instrumental in a significant debottlenecking of the original refinery and played a key role in concept-to-commissioning work of the second refinery at Jamnagar.

Small-scale coal-to-chemicals can revitalize India’s petrochemicals industry, economy—Part 2

Paluskar, P. V., Sakthivel, S., Marve, M., TATA Consulting Engineers Ltd.

In Part 1 of this article, published in April, the barriers of petrochemical production in India were discussed, along with the opportunity to explore chemicals from coal, using the specific example of polyvinyl chloride (PVC).

Small-scale coal-to-chemicals can revitalize India’s petrochemicals industry, economy—Part 1

Paluskar, P. V., Sakthivel, S., Marve, M., TATA Consulting Engineers Ltd.

Contemporary routes to the production of polymers usually involve setting up world-scale ethylene crackers with typical capacities of 0.7 MMtpy–1.5 MMtpy.