ONGC VIDESH LIMITED
3rd Floor “Antriksh Bhawan’’
22 Kasturba Gandhi Marg, New Delhi – 110001
Press Release Dated: 3rd July, 2012
Shyamal Bhattacharya takes over as Director (Operations), ONGC Videsh Ltd.
Mr. Shyamal Bhattacharya has taken over the reins of Director (Operations), ONGC Videsh Limited with effect from 1st July 2012. A geoscientist par excellence, Mr. Shyamal Bhattacharya has held various key positions during his postings at different locations across the country in ONGC.
A graduate in Petroleum Engineering from Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad, Mr. Bhattacharya has more than three decades of diversified experience in reservoir engineering, reservoir simulation, water flooding, IOR & EOR techniques and reservoir operations.
In his previous role as Head of Institute of Reservoir Studies, Ahmedabad he was instrumental in leading a team of around 250 geoscientists, facilitating formulation of development schemes of oil and gas fields of ONGC across the country. He spearheaded the formulation of ‘IOR-EOR 2012’ document which acted as a guideline for the recent Perspective Planning for onshore fields.
He was actively engaged in formulating/implementing IOR schemes for offshore and onland fields of ONGC which has resulted in arresting the production decline.
Mr. Bhattacharya has been actively involved in oil and gas property evaluation of ONGC Videsh Ltd. and associated with many consultancy projects as well.
Recipient of the National Mineral Award conferred by the Government of India in 2003, Mr. Bhattacharya has more than 25 national/international papers in reputed journals to his credit and has collaborated in many technical committees of SPE International Conference. SPE has selected him as a distinguished Lecturer for the year 2011-12.
ONGC Videsh Ltd.