Conclave Session 5

Monitoring and Surveillance of Oil and Gas transportation and storage infrastructure

Date & Time: 16th December 2021; 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Venue: Online Mode

The details of the session can be seen in the following table:

Sr No Topics Speakers Time Recorded Videos
  1 Welcome and Introduction (10 min) Prof. Shireesh Kedare (PiC CoE-OGE) & Prof. Mani Bhushan (Chemical, IITB) 3:00 pm to 3:10 pm       Welcome
  2 Presentation: Asset Integrity Monitoring of Tanks and Pipelines using Advanced NDT (25 min) Prof. Krishnan Balasubramanian, Mechanical Engineering, IIT Madras 3:10 pm to 3:35 pm  Presentation
  3 Presentation: Drones for Security & Surveillance of RoW Pipeline in Oil & Gas (25 min) Mr. Manas Nagi, Ideaforge Technology Pvt. Ltd. 3:35 pm to 4:00 pm  Presentation
  4 Presentation: Pipeline Management: Potential applications of IoT and ML & AI  (25 min) Prof. Sridharakumar Narsimhan, Chemical Engineering, IIT Madras 4:00 pm to 4:25 pm      Presentation
  5 Presentation: Challenges and Opportunities for Material Selection & Quality Management for Pipelines (25 min) Dr. D. Parvatalu, ONGC Energy Centre 4:25 pm to 4:50 pm   Presentation
  6  Presentation: Operation with changed commodities: Challenges of Hydrogen blending in the existing pipelines (25 min) Dr. Ramgopal. T. DNV 4:50 pm to 5:15 pm    Presentation
  7 Focussed Discussion: Use of Composites as Alternate Materials for Pipelines & Storage Tanks (25 min) Prof. Asim Tewari & industry participants 5:15 pm to 5:40 pm    Focussed Discussion
  8 Summary and Concluding Remarks of the Session (20 min) Dr. J. P. Sinha, ED (Eastern Region Pipeline), IOCL & Mr. Ravi Someswarudu, ED(O&M), GAIL 5:40 pm to 6:00 pm        Concluding Remarks


Organizing committee:

Chair - Prof. Mani Bhushan (Chemical, IITB)

Members -

Prof.  Leena Vachhani (Syscon, IITB)

Prof. Hemendra Arya (Aerospace, IITB)

Prof. S. Parida (MEMS, IITB)

Dr. Kannan C (IOCL)

Shri V. C. Sati (IOCL)

Shri Neeraj Rai (EIL)

Shri. Lalit Maurya (GAIL)