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Dwivedi takes over as ONGC’s Director Exploration

Ajay Kumar Dwivedi has taken over as the Director (Exploration) in the Maharatna Board of country’s flagship explorer Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC), an official said on Tuesday.  

Dwivedi has a distinguished career of more than 34 years in the ONGC, the official said. He had held key exploration-related assignments at different work centers starting from Mumbai, moving to Dehradun in North, Chennai in South, Jorhat in east, Vadodara in the west and MBA Basin in Kolkata, before taking over Western Offshore as Basin Manager, he said. Earlier, Dwivedi had managed ONGC’s prime exploration portfolios in Western Offshore: Kutch-Saurashtra, Mumbai Offshore and Kerala-Konkan Basin. Under his stewardship, Western Offshore Basin had achieved 109 million metric tonnes of Oil plus Oil Equivalent Gas including four discoveries.

His keen analytical acumen coupled with a people-centric approach has been his forte. Dwivedi was also involved in redesigning structure, systems and business processes aligned to asset based model and also looked after the implementation of this new approach in two pilot projects.
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