Our Principal Consultant Shri V C Babu Sivakumar was invited by the IIT (ISM) student Chapter to speak in a Webinar “Indian Oil & Gas Industry – A Roadmap to a Brighter Future” on 23rd Feb 2021. Shri Sivakumar spoke on the subject “Advances in Holistic Sand Management”. He presented an overview on the three pronged approach to sand management at the reservoir level, the well level and finally the facilities level. The highlight of the presentation was the advances made by GOTS in developing a software for sand management “SandMaster”. GOTS attempts to custom build software for various applications in the industry, in an attempt to reduce dependence on imported software, was also highlighted in the talk. The webinar was addressed by leaders in the industry, who all called for reduced dependence on oil and gas imports.