Shri D S. Nanaware Director (Pipelines) IOCL, is a Mechanical engineer having more than 36 years’ experience in construction, operations and maintenance of cross-country oil and gas pipelines. Before this he was heading Southern region Pipelines of IOCL covering Tamilnadu, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Kerala. Shri Nanaware has an endearing experience in conceptualization of gas pipelines, offshore functions, operations & maintenance of large tank farms. During his tenure in the gas functions, IOCL for the first time ventured into submission of EOI and thereafter participation in PNGRB bidding process for natural gas pipelines of IndianOil. With the effort of team IOCL led by Shri Nanaware, IOCL was successful in obtaining PNGRB authorization for Ennore-Tuticorin GAS Pipeline. Shri Nanaware also played a pivotal role in formation of JV companies GIGL and GITL and thereafter led the IOCL group in providing project management consultancy services to GIGL. He has also served as director on the Board of GIGL and GITL.