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Yogesh Chandra

Sr. Specialist Operational Planning MAB
KNPC

Currently holding post of Senior Specialist in Operational Planning division, Technical Services in Mina Abdulla Refinery of KNPC. A Chemical Engineer with first rank in his batch of 1979 from one of the premier institutes of India, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Roorkee. He has about 35 years of experience in various planning related activities like Production planning, Shut-down analysis/ scheduling, Feedstock improvement, Refinery Economics, Benchmarking and Comparative performance study  etc having worked in 2 of the top petroleum companies of the world viz. Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) for 6 years (1980-1986) and  Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC) thereafter till date.

Through his career, he has been involved in refinery planning/scheduling, plant economics, LP model development, price trends and margin analysis, strategic and business objectives development/ monitoring, product quality upgrading, Operational excellence/best practices, value creation /cost reduction, identification/implementation of Profit Improvement opportunities, refinery optimization through Price Driven Forward Planning & Commercial Awareness , Supply Chain Optimization, Processing/Supply Agreements,  , Enterprise Risk Management  etc. His accomplishments in the field of planning and economics have been recognized and appreciated by the management on most occasions and has been member of many in-company study teams / task-forces.

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