INDCON is promoted by group of strong Engineering Professionals Mr. Rashesh M. Shah and Rama Apparao Krovvidi, both with more than 24 years of experience in the field of Project Management, Engineering, Design, Construction Management and Commissioning experience in Oil and Gas, Petrochemicals and other Process Industries. Promoters have long (more than 10 years) experience in the Middle East Oil and Gas / Petrochemical Industries.
Mr. Rashesh M Shah, INDCON's promoter and Managing Director is an Instrumentation and Control Systems Professional with more than 23 years of Experience in the fields of Instrumentation, Control Systems and Process Automation. He worked in Engineering, Design, Project Management disciplines and Plant Engineering as well as Consultancy companies.
Oveseas Experience: He has about 14 years of Experience in the Middle East in Petrochemical, Oil and Gas, Refinery sectors as Instrument Project and Design Leader. He has executed several DCS/ESD and Control System upgrade projects as a project leader.
While working with Petrokemya (A SABIC Company in Saudi Arabia) for about 9 years, Mr. Shah executed several key projects including Olefins-II Furnace Expansion, Olefins-III Furnaces (Grass root plant), PVC Debottleneking, PVC and Olefins-I DCS Upgrade Projects, Olefins-III APC (Advance Process Control), Propane Feedstock Pipeline, Ethane and Propane Custody Metering and several other Plant Engineering Projects. He was assigned to Technip, The Netherlands for detailed engineering of Ethylene Furnaces. He was assigned to Mustang, Tampa, USA for PVC De-bottleneking Project. He was a leader for Hardware FAT at Yokogawa, Singapore and Software FAT at Oxy-Vinyl, Houston , USA.
While working with Radicon Gulf Consult/SA Kent/Saudi Engineering Group for about 5 years, Mr. Shah executed Saudi Aramco Berri Gas DCS Upgrade Project, Saudi Electric (SCECO) SCADA Project and several other private sector projects.
Indian Experience: He has about 9 years of Experience in India in Steel, Petrochemicals, Fertilizers and other diverse Industrial sectors as Systems/Automation Engineer and Instrument Design Engineer.
While working with Larsen and Toubro for about 5 years in Control and Automation Division, He executed several PLC / SCADA / Instrumentation projects for steel, power, cement, power and other process industries. He was responsible from concept to commissioning of these projects including hardware and software engineering.
While working with Jacob Engineering (Formerly Humphreys and Glasgow) for about 4 years, He executed Instrumentation basic design, cost estimates and detailed engineering of several chemical and petrochemical projects.
He served on several HAZOP committees, Plant Investigation committees and Engineering Standard Development Committees. He published several papers on PLC Automation, Instrumentation Techniques and DCS Execution.
Mr. Rama Apparao Krovvidi, INDCON's co-promoter, has a mechanical engineering degree plus masters in Business Administration, with more than 24 years of engineering and project management experience. He also has extensive experience in stationary equipment (pressure vessels, heat exchangers, columns, reactors, spherical storage tanks, atmospheric storage tanks, silos etc., with designs as per several international standards such as ASME, BS, API, German standards. In addition, he has god experience in piping and package equipment. He has a long and varied experience on project schedule control, cost estimation and project management techniques. He has participated in trouble-shooting and studies. He served on several HAZOP committees, Plant Investigation committees and Engineering Standard Development Committees.
Key Skills :
- Specialization in design engineering of all kinds of stationary equipment, (including very high pressure reactors, very tall columns, storage tanks and silos) and piping
- Experience in specification, procurement and installation of several package items
- Familiar with different materials, including low alloy steels and non-ferrous material
- Experience in participation of Hazop reviews of process plants
- Worked on several standards committees
- Worked on several procedure committees
- Familiar with ASME Sec VIII Div. 2 analysis and fatigue analysis
- Familiar with process plant requirements
- Experienced in Column / Stack wind-induced vibration analysis