Rakshit, P. K.

Bharat Petroleum Corp. Ltd., Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India

Pranab Kumar Rakshit is the Chief Manager (R&D) at BPCL’s R&D Center in Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India. His research interests include developing new processes, reactor scale-ups and alternative fuels. Dr. Rakshit has published more than 15 research articles and papers in technical journals and magazines. He has filed 10 patent applications in India and internationally. He earned a BTech degree in chemical engineering from the National Institute of Technology (NIT) Surathkal; an M.E. degree in chemical engineering from the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore; and a PhD in chemical engineering from IIT Delhi.

Web-based software for predicting crude compatibility and optimization for increasing heavy oil processing

Kumar, R., Rakshit, P. K., John, M., Voolapalli, R. K., Bharat Petroleum Corp. Ltd.

Refineries in oil-importing nations typically process a blend of crude oils, rather than a single crude oil, to ensure that an optimum product mix can be obtained at the minimum costs.