About NIL

About NIL
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Navaratna India Ltd (NIL) is a leading global engineering consultancy and EPC company. Established in 2009, NIL provides engineering consultancy and EPC services principally focused on the oil & gas and petrochemical industries. The Company has also diversified into sectors like infrastructure, water and waste management, solar & nuclear power and fertilizers to leverage its strong technical competencies and track record.

Today, NIL is a ‘Total Solutions’ engineering consultancy company providing design, engineering, procurement, construction and integrated project management services from ‘Concept to Commissioning’ with highest quality and safety standards.. It also provides specialist services such as heat and mass transfer equipment design, environmental engineering, specialist materials and maintenance and plant operations and safety services.

With corporate office in New Delhi, NIL also operates from its four regional engineering offices in Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai and Vadodara and has inspection offices at all major manufacturing locations of the country.

NIL’s technological excellence is driven by 1500 engineers & professionals in a competent employee base of 1500 employees as on March 31, 2017. The availability of technical resources per annum is about 5.6 million man-hours  in  NIL’s design offices  along with  9600  Man-months  of construction management services.

Subsidiaries and Joint Ventures

NIL has a wholly owned subsidiary, Certification Engineers International Limited (CEIL), which provides services in the field of certification, re-certification, third party inspection services.

The Company has also established two strategic Joint Ventures;

  • TEIL Projects Limited with Tata Projects Limited for pursuing projects in oil & gas, fertilizers, steel, railways, power, infrastructure etc. 
  • Ramagundam Fertilizers and Chemicals Limited with National Fertilizers Limited (NFL) and Fertilizer Corporation of India (FCIL) for revival of Ramagundam Fertilizer Plant
Track Record

NIL has an impressive record of executing over 5000 assignments consisting of 400 major projects valued over US$200 Billion. EIL's enviable project portfolio consists of:

  • 73 major refinery projects including 10 Greenfield refineries
  • 10 mega petrochemical complexes 
  • 43 oil and gas processing projects 
  • 213 Offshore platforms including process platforms  
  • 46 pipeline projects  
  • 32 Mining & Metallurgy Projects
  • 10 Fertilizer Plants
  • 14 ports and storage terminals  
  • 37 infrastructure projects (airports, highways, flyovers, bridges, water and sewer management, as well as energy-efficient intelligent buildings. 
  • 24 Turnkey/EPC projects.
  • Strategic Storages
  • Power/Captive Power Projects

Some milestone projects executed by NIL include world's longest deck on single jacket for SHG Platform of ONGC, Jamnagar-Loni Pipeline of GAIL, one of the largest LPG pipelines in the world and 9 MMTPA Guru Gobind Singh Refinery of HMEL, the 10th Grassroot refinery designed and engineered by EIL which has also set various industry benchmarks in terms of project execution.

Research & Development

NIL is a technology driven organization which believes that investment in technology is imperative for maintaining its leadership position. NIL has established a sophisticated research and development center in Gurgaon and the R&D division is pursuing technology development both in-house and in collaboration with other organizations like IOCL-R&D, BPCL-R&D, IIP, CHT, HPCL, CPCL, NRL etc.

NIL has developed more than 30 process technologies and its portfolio includes various technologies for petroleum refining, oil and gas processing and aromatics. The DHDT Technology developed by NIL and IOCL-R&D has been implemented for the first time in the country at IOCL's Bongaigaon Refinery. NIL currently holds 18 live patents and has 17 pending patent applications relating to various process technologies.

Looking Ahead

Leveraging its engineering consultancy, EPC capabilities and successful track record, NIL has diversified into high potential sectors of Infrastructure, Water & Waste Management, Solar & Nuclear power and Fertilizer.  The diversification efforts have yielded encouraging results and the Company, apart from securing two exploration blocks under NELP-IX, has executed breakthrough jobs in these segments for NPCIL, GAIL, DJB, Reliance ADAG/Areva, Chennai Metropolitan Water Supply and Sewerage Board (CMWSSB) etc. Some of the pathbreaking projects include laying of Interceptor Sewers for abatement of pollution along river Yamuna for Delhi Jal Board which has found place among top 100 innovative infrastructure projects and 125 MW Solar Thermal Power project for Reliance ADAG/Areva, the largest solar thermal power project in India.

International Footprints

NIL has leveraged its strong track record to successfully expand its operations internationally. The Company has earned recognition for jobs executed in several countries of Middle East, North Africa and South East Asia . Most of the major oil & gas companies in these regions like Sonatrach, GASCO, ADCO, ZADCO, KNPC, BAPCO, BANAGAS etc. have utilized EIL’s services for their prestigious projects. A recent prominent milestone in the Company’s global market strategy is the award of PMC services for 20 MMTPA Refinery and 600,000 TPA Polypropylene plant by M/s Dangote Oil Refining Company in Nigeria. With a contract value of $139 Million, this is the single largest consultancy order received by the Company. NIL has also secured breakthrough jobs in Oman, Kenya, Nigeria, Bangladesh & Indonesia. 

NIL - A Model Employer

To meet the challenges of a dynamic business environment, NIL has embarked on the intake of Management Trainees from the best institutes of the country. Specific development paths groom the employees through various levels to commensurate with the requirements and responsibilities at higher levels. The Company has also accorded top priority to employee engagement and many a unique employee motivation schemes have been incorporated to optimally harness their potential for furthering organizational objectives.


NIL strongly believes in the reconciliation of social, economic and environmental demands – the three pillars of sustainability. At NIL, the sustainability mandate is about operating its business in a manner that is responsible and transparent to all its stakeholders and to the society at large.

NIL’s CSR program aims to assist socially and economically weaker segments of society, as well as define NIL as a socially-responsible business to employees, clients, local communities and other stakeholders. The CSR projects of the Company target various activities in education, healthcare, drinking water and electrification of rural areas through solar power.

NIL’s robust corporate strategy steered by its corporate vision to build a world-class EPC and total solutions consultancy organization continues to inspire its workforce to deliver excellence and to create a business portfolio for long term sustainable growth.