New Delhi: ONGC’s (Oil & Natural Gas Corporation) Director (Offshore) Pankaj Kumar has become the first-ever Director (Production) of the company. The Central Government has cleared his appointment for the post on Tuesday.
According to an order issued form the Department of Personnel & Training (DoPT), the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) has approved the proposal of the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas (MoNPG) for continuance Pankaj Kumar in the newly created post of Director (Production) which has been created after merger of the posts of Director (Onshore) and Director (Offshore). He has been appointed to the post for a period with effect from March 1, 2023 till the date of his superannuation i.e. June 30, 2026 or until further orders, whichever is earlier.
Kumar is a thorough oil & gas industry professional with more than 35 years of experience across ONGC’s business functions varying from operations management of offshore and onshore fields, well engineering, joint venture management, corporate strategic management and asset management.
He holds a bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Roorkee (now IIT Roorkee) and Master’s degree in Process Engineering from IIT Delhi. He completed Advance Management Program at IIM, Bengaluru and Leadership Development Program at IIM, Calcutta.
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