Keshava Deva Malviya Institute of Petroleum Exploration

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KDMIPE a unit of ONGC was first set up in 1962 as a research and training institute with assistance from United Nations Development Programme, it evolved into Institute of Petroleum Exploration in 1974. The Institute was christened as Keshava Deva Malviya Institiute of Petroleum Exploration in the year 1981 in memory of first Minister of Petroleum Shri Keshava Deva Malviya. KDMIPE caters to the research needs of ONGC’s operating regions in the field of Geosciences for hydrocarbon exploration/exploitation and development of alternative source of energy, besides undertaking large number of need based essential and research projects directed at testing new methodologies, technology upgradation, development of new and novel ideas, generation and updating of geoscientific data and computer applications.