Executive Chairman, Petroleum India International, India
Contribution to Organisation

Mr. S. K. Jain, Executive Chairman, Petroleum India International (PII) has transformed PII into a much sought after Technical, Managerial and Human Resource services and consultancy the organization in the Oil & Gas Sector globally. Before his appointment at PII, Mr. Jain was Head of Human Resource development function with Bharat Petroleum Corporation (BPCL), a fortune 500 company, in the midstream and downstream petroleum business. He has also held executive positions in materials, engineering, projects and operations in BPCL. 

His cross-functional and HRD experience has reinforced the PII credo "Expertise through Experience", in an ever changing global environment, operations in over 40 countries. PII projects and assignments although technical in nature continue to be 'people centric': 

  • Complete Competency Assessment and Training Needs Identification for Oman Refinery Company, Oman. 
  • In Madagascar, after successfully taking over of the Solima refinery, achieved the turnaround successfully at one-third the cost estimates submitted by the World Bank. 
  • Dismantled the Al-Khafji refinery in Saudi Arabia and shifted to Yemen in 4 months and the capacity is revamped to 45000 barrels per day (BPD) from earlier 19000 BPD. 
  • Dismantling, shifting and rebuilding 20,000 BPD refinery on East Coast of Yemen and revamp the same to 40,000 BPD. 

Successful takeover and turnaround of the National Oil & Chemical Marketing Company (NOLCHEM), Nigeria as part of the Privatization of the Nigerian Downstream Oil Sector. 

Under the dynamic leadership, PII specializes in turning around sick refineries by adopting low cost proven technologies and motivating and upgrading skills of human resources.