CSIR-IIP has established a strong infrastructure support for R&D activities and world class facilities for analysis, evaluation and testing of crude oil, petroleum products, chemicals and catalysts. Various petroleum products are evaluated for their performance by using best in league testing machines and also by field trials. Following evaluation services are offered by the institute:
Evaluation of Domestic Industrial and Automotive Fuel
Performance evaluation of industrial lubricants and grease
Evaluation of bio-degradability of lubricants
Characterization of Petroleum and its products
Hydrocarbon type analysis of different petroleum products
Trace metal analysis of petroleum and related products
Characterisation of catalyst cokes and pitches
Analysis of Bitumen and Bituminous material
Characterisation of Lubricating oil and fuel
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.