Shri Lakhpat Rai Jain is a Mechanical Engineer from BITS Pilani (1979- 84 batch) and has also completed his Executive Management program from SPJIMR. Presently, he is heading the Engineering and Projects (E&P) entity of BPCL’s Marketing Division as Executive Director(E&P). E&P entity is the infrastructure developing arm of BPCL which caters to the SBU Infrastructural needs and executes capex to the tune of 12000 Cr. every year.
Prior to this posting, he was heading Central Procurement Organizations of BPCL’s Marketing Division as Executive Director (CPO) from January 2020 to February 2021. Responsible for procurement of about Rs. 8000 Cr. worth Non-Hydrocarbon Goods and services including Ethanol.
Shri L. R. Jain has a total work experience of more than 36 years consisting of about 11 years of experience in a variety of challenging assignments and leadership positions in BPCL’s pipelines entity. He has vast experience in operating about 3000 K.M. pipeline network of BPCL pipelines and executing pipeline projects. Further, he has 5 years of experience in Retail POL Operations at the senior management level, where he was responsible for the Operations and Automation of 80 retail supply locations across the country. He played a key role in coordinating the implementation of MBLAL recommendations across the Retail SBU of BPCL.
He has rich project experience of about 19 years in executing Oil Industry Marketing Projects viz. POL depots/ Terminals, Cryogenic Propane /Butane handling facilities, LPG Bottling plants, Aviation stations, and cross country Pipelines. He has been involved in many grass-roots projects of BPCL, viz. first fully automated Aviation terminal of BPCL at Palam Airport, LPG Bottling plant at Piyala (largest plant of BPCL), Aviation station at Suratgarh, and construction & commissioning of Mumbai-ManmadManglya Pipeline (600 k.m.), Coastal Terminal at Ennore and LPG Import Terminal at Haldia