Shri Lakhpat Rai Jain is a Mechanical Engineering Graduate from BITS Pilani of 1979-84 batch and has also completed Executive Management program from SPJIMR. Presently, he is heading Central Procurement Organizations of BPCL’s Marketing Division as Executive Director (CPO). Prior to this posting, he was heading BPCL Pipelines entity as Chief General Manager (Ops. & Projects) from April, 2016 to January, 2020, responsible for operating about 3000 K.M. pipeline network of BPCL, execution of ongoing greenfield Pipeline projects of about 700 k.m. and working on conceiving & carrying out pre-project activities of Prospective Pipeline Projects of about 1500 k.m. length.
Total work experience of more than 35 years consisting of More than 19 years’ experience in a variety of challenging Assignments and leadership positions in BPCL’s Cross country pipelines entity viz. Design engineer, Project leader, Contracts Manager, Control Room In charge, Operations Head, Maintenance ,ROU & HSSE In charge & Head Pipelines . Having 360 degree experience of Pipelines starting from feasibility stage, Project execution to operations and maintenance of Cross country Pipelines (POL, ATF, Lubricants, LPG & Crude) .
5 years’ experience in Retail POL Operations at senior management level encompassing Automation of retail supply locations, safety / operations and implementation of MBLAL recommendations across the Retail SBU , and about 11 years’ experience in executing Oil Industry Marketing Projects viz. POL depots/ Terminals, Cryogenic Propane /Butane handling facilities, LPG Bottling plants, Aviation stations etc.
Major projects executed include construction & commissioning of Mumbai-Manmad-Manglya Pipeline (600 k.m.), POL Terminal at Ennore , LPG Import terminal at Haldia, LPG Bottling plant at Piyala & Aviation terminals at Palam & SuratGarh.