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The third edition of PNID 2013 was held on 3rd October 2013 at Taj Palace, New Delhi. The much awaited Petroleum and Natural Gas Conference & Exhibition was organized to introduce cutting edge products and technologies of the biggest players in the industry into the Indian market. It is commendable that International Society of Automation (ISA) Delhi has taken a huge responsibility of bringing together the users and technology vendors of India under one roof to address the challenges of growth of Oil & Gas sector. The event brought to awareness the latest technologies, products and solutions that can contribute towards the betterment of the Indian society.
Left: Anamika Bhargava (SVP Infrastructure Systems Company, Hitachi India Pvt. Ltd. & Secretary, ISA), Mr. S.K Dhawan (ISA president), Mr Dipak Chakravarty (MD -Numaligarh Refinery Ltd.), Shri. A.N Deshpande ( Director Technical, Engineers India Ltd.), Mr. Ichiro Iino (MD-Hitachi India Pvt. Ltd.), Mr. Rajiv Gupta (GM- Engineers India Ltd.)
Infrastructure System Company, Hitachi India Pvt. Ltd. launched - Oil & Gas business presence in India by participating in PNID 2013 by ISA. PNID was a common platform for users and technology suppliers for Oil & Gas segment and was attended by over 300 delegates from India and abroad.
Mr. Ichiro Iino, Managing Director, Hitachi India Pvt. Ltd. was the "Guest of Honor" and represented the entire technology vendor including competition. He talked about how Hitachi envisions making India self-sufficient through different policy initiatives, fusion of world-class technologies and processes and by delivering cost-effective long term solutions tailored to its needs. Mr. Iino told the attendees that Hitachi was planning to invest over 47 billion Indian rupees in the Indian market by 2015 as a contribution towards the development of India's society through Hitachi's Social Innovation technology.
Infrastructure Systems Company, Hitachi India Pvt. Ltd. headed the event in collaboration with Plant Systems Division, Hitachi Hi-Rel Power Electronics, and Hitachi NeST Control Systems to display Hitachi Oil & Gas solutions under Mr. Hisayuki Matsumoto, Director, Infrastructure Systems Company, Hitachi India Pvt. Ltd.
Hitachi showcased its broad spectrum of innovative products and technologies during the PNID 2013 event. These included Integrated Operation and Control System, GAS Distribution Systems, Motor Driven Compressor Technologies, Enhanced Oil Recovery Compressors and Pumps, and small to mid-scale energy plant systems.
The event was graced by the Honorable Minister for Oil and Natural Gas, Dr. M.Veerappa Moily as the Chief Guest with other Guests of Honor Mr. Dipak Chakravarty, Managing Director, Numaligarh Refinery Ltd, Shri. A.N Deshpande, Director Technical, Engineers India Ltd.
The external participants from Hitachi, Ltd. included Mr. Kazunobu Morita, Department Manager, Industrial Systems Engineering Department, Infrastructure Systems Company, Hitachi, Ltd. and Plant Systems Division was led by Mr. Yuichi Tatsumi, General Manager, India Branch, Infrastructure Systems Company, Hitachi, Ltd.
The Hitachi stall was very well visited and companies like Engineers India Ltd. (EIL), Indian Oil Corporation Ltd. (IOCL), and Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) etc. showed keen interest. ISA provided Hitachi a good opportunity to be known of its local presence in Oil & Gas solutions business, which constituted the highlight of this PNID Conference.