Hyderabad: Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC), has been conferred with two awards under categories of ‘Exploration & Production – Company of the year’ and ‘Environmental Sustainability – Company of the year’ by Federation of Indian Petroleum Industry (FIPI) on August 31, 2018 at New Delhi. The award was presented by Former DG, CSIR and Padma Vibhushan Dr R A Mashelkar to ONGC team led by Director (Exploration) A K Dwivedi, Director (Finance) Subhash Kumar, in presence of CMD Shashi Shanker.
Speaking on the occasion, Shashi Shanker, CMD ONGC said, “FIPI is playing a pivotal role in driving the hydrocarbon sector in India by serving as a strong facilitator of continuous dialogue between various stakeholders of upstream, midstream and downstream sector including technology providers, service providers, academic entities and relevant Government & regulatory agencies for protecting and promoting interests of the industry”.
Dr Mashelkar gave the Keynote address highlighting the need for disruptive innovations and digitisation of Petroleum industry. FIPI, previously known as Petrofed, is an apex Society of entities in hydrocarbon sector and acts as an industry interface with government and regulatory authorities.