Prasad takes charge as BPCL head

Published: 14th January 2013 10:55 AM  |   Last Updated: 14th January 2013 10:55 AM   |  A+A-


Prasad K Panicker has taken charge as the general manager in charge of the Bharat Petroleum Kochi Refinery.

A chemical engineer from the Government College of Engineering, Thrissur, and an MBA holder from Cochin University of Science and Technology, Panicker began his career at the erstwhile Cochin Refineries Ltd in 1982. He has worked with various operational departments of the refinery and was the general manager (operations) of BPCL’s Mumbai refinery.  An expert in petroleum refining, Panicker has audited the performance of several petroleum companies across the country as a member of the Oil Industry Safety Directorate (OISD),  under the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas.


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