Upstream Ahead Monitoring Committee Report 2021

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Background

As a follow-up to the Upstream Ahead Summit 2021, per the advisement and guidance of Mr. Amar Nath, AS (Expl), MoPNG, a Monitoring Committee was constituted with past and present experts of the Oil & Gas industry to highlight the hindrances towards India achieving Energy Independence and charting the way forward. The committees were formed based on the broad themes of the summit and their recommendations are put forth in the report.

Themes of the Report

Exploration Opportunities and Challenges (Conventional)

 

Exploration Opportunities and Challenges (Unconventional)

 

Challenges and Opportunities to Enhance Oil & Gas Production

 

New Technologies in E&P

 

Financial Challenges in the Upstream Oil & Gas Sector

 

Policy and Regulations – Necessary Reforms

 

E&P and Its Impact on Global Warming

 

Energy Transition and Clean Energy Alternatives

 

Gender Diversity & Inclusion

List of Committee Members

Exploration Opportunities and Challenges (Conventional)

Committee Chair: Mr. S.K Srivastava, Ex-CMD OIL

Committee Convenor: Mr. Manabesh Chowdhury, Antelopus Energy

Contributing Members

Dr. Rabi Bastia, CEO, Oilmax

Mr. Pinakadhar Mohapatra, Antelopus Energy

Dr. VK Rao, Ex-DGH

Mr. Indrajit Barua, OIL

Mr. Pratip Sengupta, ONGC

Mr. Pradeep Singh, Cairn Oil & Gas Vedanta

Ms. Richa Chauhan, ONGC

Dr. Rakesh Sati, Ex-ONGC

Exploration Opportunities and Challenges (Unconventional)

Committee Chair: Mr. K.S Shaktawat

Committee Convenor: Dr. Ratan Kumar Mishra

Contributing Members

Ms. Santwana Swain, Essar Oil

Mr. Subhayan Dasgupta, MoPNG

Mr. Dibyendu Guchhait, RIL

Challenges and Opportunities to Enhance Oil & Gas Production

Committee Chair: Mr. Pinakadhar Mohapatra

Committee Convenor: Mr. Rajeev Gadi

Contributing Members

Mr. T. K. Sengupta

Mr. Yash Malik

Mr. Vilas Tawde

Mr. Pankaj Kumar

Dr. Rakesh Sati

Mr. Santosh Mani

Mr. Dibyendu Guchhait

Mr. Ashish Raghuvanshi

Mr. Sudhir Kumar

New Technologies in E&P

Committee Chair: Mr. Yash Malik, Advisor, MoPNG

Committee Convenor: Mr. Subhayan Dasgupta, MoPNG

Contributing Members

Mr. Pinakadhar Mohapatra, Antelopus Energy

Mr. Vilas Tawde, Ex-Essar Oil and Gas

Dr. Ratan Kumar Mishra, Ex-ONGC

Mr. Niranjan Khanduri, ONGC

Mr. Shailesh C. Sinha, ONGC

Mr. Pankaj Kumar, Antelopus Energy

Mr. Santosh Chatla, MoPNG

Mr. Shashank Tripathi, RIL

Ms. Santwana Swain, Essar Oil and Gas

Financial Challenges in the Upstream Oil & Gas Sector

Committee Chair: Ms. R.S Borah, Ex-Director (F), OIL

Committee Convenor: Mr. A.R Patel, Ex-ONGC

Contributing Members

Ms. Pomila Jaspal, Director (F), ONGC

Mr. Ranajit Banerjee, DGH

Mr. Manish Maheshwari, Invernie Energy

Mr. Saket Saraogi, MoPNG

Mr. Dibyendu Guchait, RIL

Mr. Rajeev Tirupati

Mr. Sudhir Mathur

Ms. Poonam Bhutani Chugh

Policy and Regulations – Necessary Reforms

Committee Chair: Mr. Sudhir Mathur

Committee Convenor: Mr. Sanjay Chawla, Ex-ONGC

Contributing Members

Mr. Yash Malik, Advisor, MoPNG

Mr. A.R Patel, Ex-ONGC

Mr. S.K Srivastava, Ex-CMD, OIL

Ms. Pomila Jaspal, Director (Finance), ONGC

Mr. P Elango, MD, HOEC

Mr. K.K Nayak, Kiri Logistics

Mr. Manish Maheshwari, CEO, Invenire Energy

Ms. Pratiksha Kulshreshtra, MoPNG

Ms. Shilpi Gupta, ONGC

Mr. Chirag Deepak Shah, BP

Mr. Dibyendu Guchhait, RIL

Ms. Shivani Sharma, CS, Antelopus Energy

Mr. Harish Chand, ONGC

Mr. Jeetendra Tikku, ONGC

E&P and Its Impact on Global Warming

Committee Chair: Mr. Rajnath Ram, Advisor, NITI Aayog

Committee Convenor: Mr. G Janakiraman, HOEC

Contributing Members

Mr. K.K Nayak, Kiri Logistics

Mr. Santosh Chatla, MoPNG

Mr. Shashank Tripathi, RIL

Ms. Meghana Sruthi P, Dhatri Minerals

Ms. Mantu Ghosh, OIL

Mr. Biranchi Patra, Cairn Oil & Gas Vedanta Ltd.

Energy Transition and Clean Energy Alternatives

Committee Chair: Mr. T.K Sengupta, FIPI

Committee Convenor: Mr. Santosh Kr. Chatla, MoPNG

Contributing Members

Mr. Subhayan Dasgupta, MOPNG

Ms. Pratiksha Kulshreshtra, MOPNG

Ms. Neha Katna, DGH

Ms. Parul Tyagi, DGH

Ms. Vineeta Mehta Pandit, ONGC

Ms. Shilpi Gupta, ONGC

Mr. Deva Jyothi Singh, OIL

Mr. Dibyendu Guchhait, RIL

Mr. Shashank Tripathi, RIL

Mr. Chirag Shah, BP

Mr. Rajesh Bagaria, GAIL

Mr. Bikram Sharma, EOGEPL

Mr. Sujay Sarkar, FIPI

Gender Diversity & Inclusion

Committee Chair: Dr. Alka Mittal, CMD, ONGC

Committee Convenor: Ms. Bansuri Das, OIL

Contributing Members

Ms. R.S Borah, Ex-Director(F), OIL

Dr. PK Painuly, UPES Dehradun

Mr. Deva Jyothi Singh, OIL

Ms. Santwana Swain, Essar Oil & Gas

Ms. Neha Katna, DGH

Ms. Parul Tyagi, DGH

Ms. Mantu Ghosh, OIL

Mr. Shashank Tripathi, RIL