CSIR-Indian Institute of Petroleum (CSIR-IIP) was established in the year 1960. This institute is one of the leading constituent laboratories of the Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR). IIP’s activities are dedicated to multidisciplinary areas of research and development in the downstream sector of hydrocarbon and related industry. This premier institute has rich experience and highly qualified staff and is further, equipped with comprehensive top-notch R&D facilities including pilot plants.

CSIR-IIP has succeeded in maintaining its leading position in conducting training programs for technical personnel across various industries such as refining industry, petrochemical plants, automotive sector, power plants and other related user industries.

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2011 - CSIR Technology Awards for “Business Development & Technology Marketing"

2009 - CSIR Technology Award for "Physical Sciences including Engineering" on "Innovative Technology for up-grading Fuel Oil Components in to Premier

2007 - CSIR Technology Award for Innovation

2006 - CSIR Technology Award for “Comb Type Polymeric Wax Crystal Modifier And Dewaxing Aid Additives For Production of LOBS”