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P.K. Kapil

Executive Director

Mr. Pawan Kumar Kapil (DIN 02460200) was appointed as a Whole-time Director, designated as Executive Director, of the Company with effect from May 16, 2010. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical Engineering, and has a rich experience of more than five decades in the petroleum refining industry. Joining Reliance in 1996, he led the commissioning and start-up of the Jamnagar complex (J1). He was associated with this project from conception to commissioning. He also played a leading role in the commissioning of the manufacturing operations in the Special Economic Zone at Jamnagar by Reliance (J2).


Mr. Kapil started his career in 1966 with the Indian Oil Corporation (IOC). During the initial years, he worked in various capacities in operations, technical services and

start-up/commissioning of various refinery process units/facilities in Barauni and Gujarat Refineries. Having a penchant for analytical work and good technological skills, he was chosen to head the Central Technical Services Department at the corporate office of IOC. He did extensive work in expansion of existing refineries, energy optimisation, debottlenecking studies, and long-term planning. He has also been the Director (Technical) of the Oil Co-ordination Committee (OCC) – a think tank of the Ministry of Petroleum, Government of India.

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