Keshava Deva Malviya Institute of Petroleum Exploration of Dehradun




The Keshava Deva Malviya Institute of Petroleum Exploration of Dehradun also known as KDMIPE, is a unit of the Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited (ONGC), India. The Keshava Deva Malviya Institute of Petroleum Exploration was first set up in 1962 as a research and training institute.

At the preliminary stage of functioning, the Keshava Deva Malviya Institute of Petroleum Exploration developed slowly and gradually with invaluable assistance from the United Nations Development Programme. Finally, the institute evolved into the Institute of Petroleum Exploration in 1974. The institute was named as Keshava Deva Malviya Institute of Petroleum Exploration in the year 1981 in memory of the first Minister of Petroleum of India, Shri Keshava Deva Malviya.

The Keshava Deva Malviya Institute of Petroleum Exploration in Dehradun attempts to meet the research needs of the operating regions of the ONGC in the field of geo-sciences, in particular in the area of hydrocarbon exploitation and the exploration and development of alternative sources of energy. Besides, Keshava Deva Malviya Institute of Petroleum Exploration also seeks to carry out a large number of need based essential and research projects directed at testing new methodologies, the upgradation of technology , the constant and consistent development of fresh and fecund ideas relating to its specific field of research, the generation and updating of geo-scientific data and associated computer applications.

The Keshava Deva Malviya Institute of Petroleum Exploration at Dehradun is a very important unit of the ONGC, aimed at conducting survey and research-based projects in the field of petroleum-based and alternative sources of energy.



Last Updated on 14 March 2013