He is also Chairman of IHB Ltd – a joint venture of Indian Oil Corporation (IOC), Hindustan Petroelum Corporation Ltd (HPCL) and Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd (BPCL) – which builds the world’s longest LPG pipeline from Kandla. in Gujarat. in Gorakhpur in Uttar Pradesh.
“Prior to taking on the role of Director (Pipelines), he was Executive Director (Projects) at IOC’s Pipelines Division Headquarters,” the company said in a statement.
Previously, as Head of Southern Region Pipelines (SRPL), he was instrumental in the start-up of the prestigious Ennore-Tuticorin pipeline project and the successful commissioning of its Ennore-Manali and Ramanathapuram-Tuticorin sections.
Nanaware is a strong supporter of building a gas-based economy in the country and has been instrumental in forming two JV companies – GSPL India Gasnet Limited (GIGL) and GSPL India Transco Limited (GITL) – the two SPVs (Special Purpose Vehicles) promoted by GSPL, IOC, BPCL and HPCL to create a pan-Indian gas pipeline infrastructure ”, he said.
His areas of professional specialization include conceptualization and design of projects; construction, operation and maintenance, including SPM and offshore installations; engineering consultancy and project management in the hydrocarbon pipeline industry.
His notable achievements, among many others, include the successful implementation of ambitious projects (from conceptualization to commissioning) of gas pipelines, crude oil and white petroleum products, including in densely populated urban areas, he added.