Profile

Mr Venkat Sundaresan Subramanian

Principal Consultant,
Consulting Expert

Venkat Subramanian

Location

India

Industry

  • Chemicals, Specialty

Job Function

  • Consulting (in private practice)

Bio

Venkat Subramanian 

Consulting Expert & Water & Energy Management Technologist and Business Counselor

Chennai- India

tsvs58@gmail.com

Cell Phone: +91 9840240301

 

Personal Details:

Full Name as in Indian Passport: Venkata Subramanian Sundaresan

Date of Birth: 9 April 1958

Age: 59 years

Nationality: Indian

Gender: Male

Marital Status: Married

Experience and Educational Profile:
He holds a BS Degree in Chemistry (1978), Associateship in ChemE, Diploma in Computer Engineering (MK University- India) & MBA (AIMA -India).

 

Venkat Subramanian is a Chemical Engineer by experience, & MBA, with 36 years working experience in Hydrocarbon Industry in various roles in Upstream and Downstream in Water and Process streams: Production, Operations, Process Engineering ( in hydrocarbon processing industries); Sales, Marketing, and Management in International arena, covering Middleast, Europe, South East Asia, & Indian Subcontinent, in several senior positions – pertaining to hydrocarbon processing industries. Has earlier worked in Nalco in SEA & Middle East. Has worked in other organizations like SPIC, Betz, Dyno and Arkema.

Is a well-known technologist & expert in water & process treatment systems: Steam Generation- Utility & Heat Recovery & Condensate; Cooling Water Systems: – Both Cooling Tower & Closed Loop; Waste Water Systems: Industrial Hydrocarbon Waste treatment, reuse, recycle, and waste water reduction; process treatment areas: Olefins, Petroleum refinery, Aromatics, GTL, and other petrochemical & heavy chemical industries. 

Brings in a rich experience of knowledge & skill suitable for Hydrocarbon Industry to contribute to the reduction in Total Operational Cost, optimization and performance improvement.  

He is a Member of: AIChE, AIMA, AMA, NACE, IDA.

He has published several papers on Corrosion Science, Water Treatment, Process Chemical Treatment for Hydrocarbon Industries, Water Management, Statistical Process Control, Computer related applications to Process & Water Treatment, Business Management etc.

Jobs Chronicle:

1980-1987: Plant Operation – Southern Petrochemical Industries Corporation- Tamil Nadu State – India. Function: Plant Operation, Production, Start-up Shut down, Turnaround, Emergency handling, Control Panel Operation : Plants: Ammonia, Urea, Acid and WWTP.

1988- 1991: Project and Operation Engineer – Manali Petrochemical Ltd. – Tamil Nadu State – India. Grassroot Greenfield Project involved in Basic and Detailed Engineering, Design evaluation of DCS systems, Precommissioning, Commissioning, Plant Stabilization and Production. Plants: Utilities, Cryogenic Air separation, Process Refrigeration, Propylene Oxide, Propylene Glycol, Polyether Polyols, WWTP.

1991-1999: Betz Inc (Trevose,PA, USA), BetzDearborn and Hercules BetzDearborn: Specialty chemicals and Services sales, major account management, Technical support to service team, Corporate Sales, New Project Capex Sales, Technical Manager – Geographies: Saudi Arabia (Eastern Province and Western Province), Gulf Countries, India and Asia Pacific.

2000-2001(Mid): General Manager of Dyno Enpro (Dynea - Norway) JV – based in Baroda, India. Responsible for Managing the JV Business enterprise in Oil field specialty chemical (OFC) & services. Subsequent to Schlumberger (MISWACO) acquisition the JV was wound up.

2001(3rd Quarter)- 2003: Nalco Saudi Co. Ltd. : Area Manager for Western Region – Jeddah and Yanbu : Sales and People responsibilities – Account Management, Sales development. Also functioned as Technical Manager to oversee technical compliance. Focus on Aramco JV Exxon Mobil, SABIC and SABIC JVs.

2003-2005: Nalco Gulf Ltd.: Senior Area Manager: Based in Doha Qatar: responsible for Kuwait, Bahrain & Qatar – main focus on Qatar – rapidly expanding Oil and Gas projects – Focus on Shell GTL, QP and QP JVs; BAPCO -Bahrain, KNPC-Kuwait and Equate - Kuwait.

2005-2007: Nalco Industrial Services Malaysia – Kuala Lumpur: Business Development Manager for SEA – focus on Petronas and JV, Titan Petrochemical in Malaysia; DQ Refinery project in Quang Nai Vietnam, Exxon Mobil and Shell – Singapore; PTT- Thailand and various key accounts in Indonesia.

2007-2008 November: CECA Chemicals – OFC division – as Regional Head SEA – based in Kuala Lumpur: Managing the CECA (ARKEMA) business in Oil Field Chemicals(OFC) and services in Malaysia, Brunei, Vietnam and Indonesia. Subsequent to Arkema formation from Total the business unit was consolidated.

2008-2013: Training And Development Manager Energy Asia Pacific – Nalco Pacific Pte Ltd., based in Chennai – India under Nalco Water India Ltd.  Responsible for Technical Training for all sales people in Upstream and Downstream business units from China to India. Responsible for developing knowledge inventory required training matrix, identifying gaps and delivering training – delivered most of the training and balance with the help of other technical experts.

2013 (October)-2016: Regional Sales Training Manager – Middle East NalcoChampion– Based in Saudi Arabia (biggest sales unit in Middle East) to manage and deliver training programs for sales people in KSA and Gulf Countries. Also manage & deliver customer training programs and seminars (Aramco, SABIC, EXXONMOBIL, Shell, QP,KNPC, DOW etc).

Architect of Nalco Saudi University(NSU): Details provided in Professional Profile

2016-2017 (October) : Regional Business Development Manager – Middle East Nalco Champion – focus on Aramco & JV- KSA; KNPC - Kuwait, ORPIC Oman & BAPCO-Bahrain. Based in Manama, Bahrain, responsible for developing business opportunities, leading sales campaign build high level customer relationship, establish sales plan and execute with the field sales team.

Resigned from Nalco Champion on mutual consent – to enable me to offer a wider and deeper expertise to the hydrocarbon industry

2017 October – present: Consulting Expert and Technologist.  

Professional Profile:

Venkat Subramanian, has 36 years process related technical experience in hydrocarbon processing industry, out of which 17 years with Nalco. Has proven expertise in process chemical treatment, energy & water management, pertaining to petroleum refinery, petrochemical industries, water and waste water systems, water desalination process cooling water and steam generation systems, refinery fuel additives etc. Has deep and wide technical knowledge business intelligence and high reputation in industries across Asia Pacific and Middle East.  He currently is an independent consulting expert on Industrial Water and Energy Management in water and process system of Hydrocarbon Processing Industry.

Past functions on several roles that include:  

1.     Business Development Manager – Middle East – in the Energy Industries Sector focusing on Petroleum Refining and Petrochemical Industry in the areas of water and energy management. Has successfully developed new business by exploring new opportunities apart from conventional business approach, working on new projects, challenging business drivers of customers and uncovering needs of key industries.

2.     Provide technical support, mentoring and coaching across eastern hemisphere at challenging customer sites.

3.     Leader & Dean of Nalco Saudi University, the corporate flagship project to meet Saudi Arabia’s government policies of Saudiization. This project involves setting up world class facilities for class room training, Lab, Equipment & Instrument workshop, Library, Course Curriculum, Study & teaching material compilation, scheduling, faculty identification etc.

4.     Provide Technical advice, support & lead key initiatives in implementing Industry Best Practices across the region in both water and process streams, in the middle east region covering KSA, Gulf States and Egypt, providing technical lead in the region covering 

5.     Technical training to sales force on Water and Process treatment pertaining to Petroleum Refinery & Petrochemical Industry – mainly on Olefins, Reactive Monomers, Aromatics units etc.

6.     Conduct technical seminars for industries on Water & Process Treatment aspects – target clients include ARAMCO, SABIC, Chevron Philips, Exxon Mobil & Shell, DOW.

Till April 2013: Worked as Regional Technical and Training Manager for Nalco Asia Pacific – Eastern Hemisphere for Process and Water treatment domains covering South East Asia, India, China & Middle East.

Work profile snapshot: 10 Years in Petrochemical Industry; 10 years with Betz, BetzDearborn and Hercules, 1 year with Dynea, 1 Year with Arkema, 16 Years with Nalco, Nalco Champion.

Professional Synopsis – Venkat Subramanian

Experience and Educational Profile:

Venkat Subramanian is a Chemical Engineer by profession & experience, & MBA, with 35 years working experience in Hydrocarbon Industry in various roles in Upstream and Downstream in Water and Process streams: Production, Operations, Process Engineering (in hydrocarbon processing industries); Sales, Marketing, and Management in International arena, covering Middleast, Europe, South East Asia, & Indian Subcontinent, in several senior positions – pertaining to hydrocarbon processing industries. Has earlier worked in SEA & Middle East. Has worked in other organizations like SPIC, Betz, Dyno and Arkema. 

He is a well-known technologist & expert in water & process treatment systems: Steam Generation- Utility & Heat Recovery & Condensate; Cooling Water Systems: – Both Cooling Tower & Closed Loop; Waste Water Systems: Industrial Hydrocarbon Waste treatment, reuse, recycle, and waste water reduction; process treatment areas: Olefins, Petroleum refinery, Aromatics, GTL, and other petrochemical & heavy chemical industries.  

Has rich experience of knowledge & skill suitable for Hydrocarbon Industry to contribute to the reduction in Total Operational Cost, optimization and performance improvement.   

He is a Member of: AIChE, AIMA, AMA, NACE, IDA.

He has published several papers on Corrosion Science, Water Treatment, Process Chemical Treatment for Hydrocarbon Industries, Water Management, Statistical Process Control, Computer related applications to Process & Water Treatment, Business Management etc.

He has delivered several technical seminars in prestigious forums such as AIChE, Petroleum and Refinery forums. 

He holds a BS Degree in Chemistry, Associateship in Chemical Engineering, Diploma in Computer Engineering & MBA.

Education

Madurai Kamaraj University
Madurai 625 021, India
Bachelor
To 1978

Memberships

  • AIChE Senior Member
  • Saudi Arabia Local Section

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