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Cairn India’s Ravva oil and gas field wins FICCI award

Cairn India, Asia’s fastest growing E&P Company and one of India’s leading upstream oil & gas company has been awarded the FICCI Safety Excellence award for Manufacturing 2012 for its Ravva oil & gas field in Andhra Pradesh. Cairn India bagged the Platinum award [first prize] under the ‘large size category’.

At a ceremony in New Delhi on 14 September, the union minister of labour & employment, Mallikarjun Kharge, presented the award to Elango P, CEO and director [Strategy & Business Services], Cairn India for exhibiting exemplary and high safety standards in its PKGM-1 block [Ravva field]. The selection was based on safety management system, procedure and practice, amongst other parameters. The 'Safety Awards' were presented for achieving 'exceptional safety performance' during the year.

As a part of the evaluation process, a thorough audit of compliance of Health & Safety Standards by a distinguished panel was undertaken at Cairn India’s Ravva oil & gas fields. The safety systems, procedures, practices and employee participation of the companies was evaluated by an eminent panel of jury which included  R Chidambaram, principal scientific advisor to government of India, Sompal, former minister of agriculture and member, Planning Commission among  others.

The FICCI Safety Excellence Awards was initiated during 2011 to recognise organisations with robust safety systems and practices in the manufacturing sector.                        

Elango P CEO and director Strategy Cairn India said: ‘Safety is integral to Cairn India’s business and we are delighted to have won this award’.
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