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Gaurav Agnihotri

Contributor since: 26 Mar 2015

Gaurav Agnihotri

Gaurav Agnihotri, a Mechanical engineer and an MBA -Marketing from ICFAI (Institute of Chartered Financial Accountants), Mumbai, is a result oriented and a business focused Oil and Gas professional. Having started his career with Essar Oil Limited as a Graduate Engineer Trainee, he was involved in the Essar Oil Limited’s Refinery Expansion project in Vadinar, Gujarat, India.

He is an Author of a book ‘Oil- Past, present, future- An Indian Perspective’ which is a Single Point Reference Guide of Oil Industry (with Focus on India) for Students and Oil and Gas Professionals. Having travelled extensively to various Oil and gas locations around India, Gaurav has successfully dealt with Oil companies such as O.N.G.C; Oil India limited IOCL, BPCL, HPCL and others. He is currently based in Mumbai and works as a National Sales Manager in Sulzer Chemtech Tower Field Service India.

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Latest articles from Gaurav

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  • Tianjin Disaster A Wake Up Call For Chinese Petrochemical Industry

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  • Germany Struggles With Too Much Renewable Energy

    Published 17 August 2015 | viewed 39,576 times

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    Published 30 July 2015 | viewed 23,274 times

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    Published 11 July 2015 | viewed 16,634 times

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    Published 02 July 2015 | viewed 11,882 times

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