Faculty Department

Dr. Sunil Kumar Khare

Professor

PhD, IIT – ISM, Dhanbad, India (2000)

M Sc. in Applied Geology University of Allahabad (1992).

B.Sc. University of Allahabad, India (1990).

Career Graph:

  • Professor, University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun (2018-Present).
  • Senior Manager (VP), Upstream Oil and Gas, Accenture India (2017).
  • Managing Consultant Oil and Gas, Wipro Technologies Bangalore (2013-2016).
  • Field Engineer & Well site Geologist, Schlumberger Geneva Switzerland (2001- 2013)

Honours and Achievements:

  • Member, Enhanced Oil Recovery Committee, Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas, Govt. of India.
  • Member, Exploration and Production Digital Task Force, Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas, Govt. of India.
  • Member Board of Studies, Bikaner Technical University.
  • Visiting Professor, Nairobi Central University, Kenya

Research:

  • Contribution: Igneous Petrology and Geochemistry, Precambrian Geology, Drilling Technology
  • Interest: Geochemistry, Precambrian Geology, Enhanced Oil Recovery, Digital for Oil and Gas, Drilling Technology, Offshore Oil and Gas Operations.

Publications and Patents:

  • Khare S.K., Asthana D. and Venkatesh A.S. (2021): Petrogenetic insights from relict clinopyroxenes of Kotima volcanics of Khairagarh Group, Dongargarh Supergroup, Central India. Springer Nature SCI. Journal of Earth System Science. 131,28,1-22.
  • Khare, S.K. and Asthana D. (2020): Petrogenesis of Neoarchean Mangikhuta Volcanic complex, Central India. Insights from relict clinopyroxene chemistry. Springer Nature SCI. Journal of Geological Society of India. Vol. 96, 5, 363-373.
  • Khare, S.K. (2021): Emerging technologies in conventional and unconventional energy resources. Book Chapter in: Emerging Technologies for sustainable and smart Energy. Francis and Taylor. CRC Press. Accepted for publication.
  • Khare, S.K. (2021): Integrated Earthquake Prediction with Digital Technologies. Paper submitted in second international EAGE-SEG conference on smart cities. Hong Kong, March 2022.
  • Khare, S.K. (2021): Precambrian Geology of Southern Bhandara Craton, Central India. Book Chapter in “Recent Advances in Geology and Earth Sciences”. AkiNik Publication. New Delhi, in press.
  • Khare, S.K. (2021): Machine vision for drill string slip status detection. Elsevier SCI. Petroleum Research. ISSN 2096-2495, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ptlrs.2021.08.001
  • Tyagi, R., Painuly, P. K., Khare S. K., Vishwakarma, S. Haghighi M. (2020): Rethinking Energy Supply over Nexus approach for Sustainable Development Goal. Book Chapter: Encyclopedia of the UN Sustainable Development Goals Affordable and Clean Energy.ISSN: 2523-7403.DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-71057-0_84-1.
  • Khare, S.K. (2019): Method and a system for determining slip status of a drill string. US10066473B2. Patent granted in USA and China.
  • Khare S.K., Coffman C.G., Luppens, J.C. (2017):  (CA 2907557 A1 (Canada), US 20150371344 A1 (USA), CN 105074128 A (China), EP 2978936 A1 (Europe), WO 2014160561 A1) Automated Rig Activity Report Generation. Automatisierte tätigkeitsberichterstellung bei bohranlangen génération automatisée de rapport d’activité d’appareil de forage. EU, USA and China Patent Granted.
  • Khare, S.K. (2019): Computer vision enabled drilling automation. National conf. on upstream Petroleum engineering (NCUPE – 2019). IIT Guwahati.
  • Kumar H., Khare, S.K., Yadav, U. S, Kumar S. (2019). Apparatus for determining time dependent deformation as well as fracture propagation of different rock specimens, at variable temperature and environmental conditions. India Patent published.
  • Kumar H., Yadav, U.S., Khare, S. K., Tripathi, A., Shanker, A., Khandelwal, G. (2019): Cutting device for cutting tubular work pieces. India patent published.  
  • Asthana D., Dash M.R., Khare S.K., Pophare A.M., (2001): Paleoproterozoic Hi-  Mg Andesite and related igneous rocks from Central India and their geodynamic implications. Elsevier SCI. Gondwana Research 4 (4), 565-566.
  • Asthana D., Khare S. K., Dash M. R. (1999): Geological Evolution of The Sitagota Syncline, Central India: A Paleoproterozoic Fore-Arc Basin: National Symposium on Developments in Geology, Mineral Deposits and Seismotectonics of Central India, Bhopal.
  • Asthana D., Khare S.K., Pophare A.M., Dash M.R. (1997): Comments on Geochemistry of the Dongargarh volcanic rocks, Central India: implications on Precambrian mantle: Elsevier SCI. Precambrian Research 84, 105-107.
  • Asthana D., Dash M.R., Pophare A.M., Khare S.K. (1997): Reply to comments of H.K. Pandey on Interstratified low-Ti and high-Ti volcanic in arc-related Khairagarh Group of Central India. SCI. Current Science Vol. 72, No 3, 165-166.
  • Asthana D., Dash M.R., Pophare A.M., Khare S.K. (1996): Interstratified low Ti and high Ti volcanic in arc-related Khairagarh Group of Central India. SCI. Current Science, vol. 71, 304-306.

https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ptlrs.2021.08.001

  • Tyagi, R., Painuly, P. K., Khare S. K., Vishwakarma, S. Haghighi M. (2020): Rethinking Energy Supply over Nexus approach for Sustainable Development Goal. Book Chapter: Encyclopedia of the UN Sustainable Development Goals Affordable and Clean Energy.ISSN: 2523-7403.DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-71057-0_84-1.
  • Khare, S.K. (2019): Method and a system for determining slip status of a drill string. US10066473B2. Patent granted in USA and China.
  • Khare S.K., Coffman C.G., Luppens, J.C. (2017):  (CA 2907557 A1 (Canada), US 20150371344 A1 (USA), CN 105074128 A (China), EP 2978936 A1 (Europe), WO 2014160561 A1) Automated Rig Activity Report Generation. Automatisierte tätigkeitsberichterstellung bei bohranlangen génération automatisée de rapport d’activité d’appareil de forage. EU, USA and China Patent Granted.
  • Khare, S.K. (2019): Computer vision enabled drilling automation. National conf. on upstream Petroleum engineering (NCUPE – 2019). IIT Guwahati.
  • Kumar H., Khare, S.K., Yadav, U. S, Kumar S. (2019). Apparatus for determining time dependent deformation as well as fracture propagation of different rock specimens, at variable temperature and environmental conditions. India Patent published.
  • Kumar H., Yadav, U.S., Khare, S. K., Tripathi, A., Shanker, A., Khandelwal, G. (2019): Cutting device for cutting tubular work pieces. India patent published.  
  • Asthana D., Dash M.R., Khare S.K., Pophare A.M., (2001): Paleoproterozoic Hi-  Mg Andesite and related igneous rocks from Central India and their geodynamic implications. Elsevier SCI. Gondwana Research 4 (4), 565-566.
  • Asthana D., Khare S. K., Dash M. R. (1999): Geological Evolution of The Sitagota Syncline, Central India: A Paleoproterozoic Fore-Arc Basin: National Symposium on Developments in Geology, Mineral Deposits and Seismotectonics of Central India, Bhopal.
  • Asthana D., Khare S.K., Pophare A.M., Dash M.R. (1997): Comments on Geochemistry of the Dongargarh volcanic rocks, Central India: implications on Precambrian mantle: Elsevier SCI. Precambrian Research 84, 105-107.
  • Asthana D., Dash M.R., Pophare A.M., Khare S.K. (1997): Reply to comments of H.K. Pandey on Interstratified low-Ti and high-Ti volcanic in arc-related Khairagarh Group of Central India. SCI. Current Science Vol. 72, No 3, 165-166.
  • Asthana D., Dash M.R., Pophare A.M., Khare S.K. (1996): Interstratified low Ti and high Ti volcanic in arc-related Khairagarh Group of Central India. SCI. Current Science, vol. 71, 304-306.

Ph.D.’s guided: 3 under supervision

Professional Memberships/Fellowship:

  • Member Society of Petroleum Engineers SPE
  • Faculty Advisor, North India Section SPE