CSIR-Indian Institute of Petroleum (CSIR-IIP) is one of the leading constituent laboratories of the Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR). Established in 1960, the Institute is devoted to multidisciplinary areas of research and development in the downstream sector of hydrocarbon and related industry. The Institute undertakes R&D work in areas of petroleum refining, natural gas, renewable and alternative fuels, biomass conversion, petrochemicals utilization of petroleum products in IC engines and in industrial and domestic combustion. Institute also provides technical and analytical services to petroleum refining and related industry including technology transfer for developing novel, state-of-art technologies and products.
CSIR-IIP, an ISO 9001:2008 institute, is a national laboratory under CSIR which carries out research and development for downstream sector of the hydrocarbon industry.We have developed and transferd more than fifty technologies to industry, in the area of petroleum refining, natural gas, petrochemicals, chemicals and utilization of petroleum products.
We assist refineries in value addition of petroleum products, provides technical services to the petroleum industry, impart training to the personnel, assists BIS in formulation of standards for petroleum products and conducts techno-economic feasibility studies & market demand surveys of petroleum products.
The institute maintains its leading position in conducting training programme for technical personnel from refining industry, petrochemical plants, automotive sector, power plants and other related user industries. CSIR-IIP is committed to provide globally competitive technologies and services for hydrocarbon and related industries. This is achieved through total quality management and by anticipating and exceeding the expectations of customers through innovation, team work and commitment.
The institute has dedicated and experienced researchers and are supported by centralized sophisticated instrumental facilities, FTIR, pilot plants, computational facilities and digital information resource centre. Apart from this, state-of-art research facilities and various equipments are available in individual research groups. The institute has developed a large number of processes & technologies, and almost every refinery in the country has technologies licensed by the Institute.