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. It has dedicated experienced and qualified staff and is equipped with comprehensive state-of-art R&D facilities including pilot plants.
The Institute undertakes R&D work in areas of petroleum refining, natural gas, alternative fuels, 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.
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 acquirement of ISO-9001 certification by the institute in 1998 and its accreditation to ISO:9001-2008 proves its commitment towards quality services and management.