CSIR-Indian Institute of Petroleum (CSIR - IIP), a premier national research laboratory under the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) is engaged in multidisciplinary areas of research & development including petroleum refining, biomass to fuels & chemicals, energy efficient products & processes, fuels & lubricants, chemicals & petrochemicals, CO2 capture and utilization, value addition to refinery systems, automotive engines & emissions, tribology, industrial and domestic combustion etc. The institute 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 has dedicated and experienced researchers and are supported by centralized sophisticated instrumental facilities, FTIR, pilot plants, computational facilities and digital information resource centre. Apart from this, state-of-art research facilities and various equipments are available in individual research groups. The institute has developed a large number of processes & technologies, and almost every refinery in the country has technologies licensed by the Institute.