KARUPPAIAH RAMALINGAM is Qualified Chemical Engineer with more than 24 years of Professional Experience in Oil and Gas / Petroleum Refining Industry projects with top notch Oil companies in India and Middle east and East Asia covering Indian Oil / Kuwait National Petroleum Company / Chevron / PETRONAS and PERTAMINA. Headed Projects and Commercial Division of SVL ENGINEERING SERVICES (PVT) LTD serving as PMCA for two major Refinery Projects. Has handled various projects as part of Project Management, Process Engineering, Operations including commissioning experience Oil and Gas / Refining and Energy sector in India, Middle east, East Asia, Africa and US. Worked with well-known multinational Project Management Consultants (PMC) / Engineering and Procurement Contactors (EPC), Process Licensing Companies and Major Equipment suppliers/vendors such as EIL, Fluor, Foster Wheeler, UOP, KTI, IFP, Shell, SK etc. Have Chaired more than 30 HAZOP (HAZARDS IN OPERATIONS) / SIL (SAFETY INTEGRITY LEVEL) PSSR (PRE-START UP SAFETY SURVEY) for the Projects in India, Middle east and East Asia. Presently taken responsibility as CEO of Gulf Lubes Malaysia Sdn. Bhd.