New Delhi: Rajesh Kakkar has taken over charge of Director (Offshore) of Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) on Wednesday. As Director (Offshore), he will look after oil and gas production from ONGC's offshore fields that contribute 70 per cent and 78 per cent of ONGC's domestic crude oil and gas production respectively.
Kakkar has more than three and a half decades of experience in the various aspects of operations and management in both offshore and onshore fields.
Kakkar played a key role in reversing the production trend at Western Offshore in 2015. He has been pioneer of "field-life-cycle maximization" to enhance production from the ageing fields. Through many brownfield as well as marginal field development, he has ensured incremental production of oil and gas.
He has held key positions in various high-level committees and task forces concerning oil & gas development projects. He played a pivotal role in ensuring health safety and environment as far as the offshore operations are concerned.