Mr. Rajkumar Ghosh has taken over as the Director [Refineries] of the only Indian Fortune 100 Company, IndianOil. He takes over from Mr. B N Bankapur who superannuated on 31st August, 2011. Mr. Ghosh was working as Executive Director (In-charge) at the Refineries Headquarters at New Delhi. Prior to his posting in Delhi he was Executive Director (I/C) at the most modern PSU refinery of the country at Panipat and was responsible for all functions of the Refinery, Naphtha Cracker and other downstream polymer units. Mr. Ghosh led the commissioning of Panipat Refinery Expansion from 12 to 15 Million Metric Tonnes Per Annum (MMTPA) and India’s largest Naphtha Cracker which ushered in a new era of industrial development in Haryana.
A graduate in Chemical Engineering from I.I.T. Kharagpur, Mr Ghosh has over three decades of experience to his credit in Hydrocarbon Industry. He has worked in various positions at Barauni, Mathura, Haldia, Guwahati and Panipat Refineries as well as at Refineries Headquarters in New Delhi. In addition to this, he successfully led the commissioning teams of more than 15 process units including RFCC, Hydrocracker, Diesel Hydro Desulphurisation Unit, CCRU, Catalytic De-waxing Unit for Lube production and MS Quality Improvement Units. He was also associated with the Design and Engineering of the first Hydrocracker Unit in the country at Gujarat Refinery.
Mr. Ghosh who will be heading the Refineries Division of the largest refiner of the country is known for his technical knowledge, dynamic leadership and clarity of vision. Mr. Ghosh strongly believes in strengthening the refining industry with revamping, debottlenecking and modernization of process units at low cost brown field expansions with yield and energy improvement projects