New Delhi: Om Prakash Singh is set to be the new ONGC Director (Technical & FS). Singh's name has been recommended by a Public Enterprise Selection Board (PESB) panel on Monday. He is currently serving as Group General Manager in the same organisation.
Om Prakash Singh has been recommended to be the new ONGC Director from the list of the six members who were interviewed in the selection meeting. A total of six candidates who appeared before the PESB panel were all from the ONGC. Currently, the position is held by Navin Chandra Pandey who had assumed the charge of ONGC Director – Technical and Field Services (T&FS) on October 29, 2018.
Oil and Natural Gas Corporation
ONGC is a state-owned enterprise of the Government of India, under the administrative control of the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas. It is an Indian multinational oil and gas company. Its registered office is in New Delhi. It produces around 70 percent of India's crude oil which is equivalent to around 30 percent of the country's total demand and around 62 percent of its natural gas. ONGC is involved in exploring for crude oil and exploiting hydrocarbons in 26 sedimentary basins of India. ONGC owns and operates over 11,000 kilometres of pipelines in the country. Its international subsidiary ONGC Videsh currently has projects in 17 countries. ONGC has discovered 6 of the 7 commercially producing Indian Basins, in the last 50 years, adding over 7.1 billion tonnes of In-place Oil and Gas volume of hydrocarbons in Indian basins.