ONGC celebrates 68th Republic Day at Dehradun

Oil and  Natural Gas Corporation has celebrated 68th Republic Day with great fervour and  enthusiasm in Headquarters in Dehradun as well as all work centres across the  country.

CMD unfurling the flag

CMD unfurling the flag

CMD,  ONGC, Mr. Dinesh K. Sarraf unfurled the National Tri-colour Flag and took the  ceremonial salute as contingents of Territorial Army , ONGC Security, CISF,  Fire Services, Bhootpoorva Sainik Kalyan Nigam, Kendriya Vidyalaya ONGC, BS  Negi MPPS led by the first lady officer of Territorial Army Ms. Shilpi Gargmukh, marched past the review stand with commitment and dedication at ONGC  Headquarters, Dehradun.

D.K. Sarraf addressing the ONGCians

D.K. Sarraf addressing the ONGCians

Among  the dignitaries who graced the occasion were Managing Director of ONGC Videsh,  Mr. N.K. Verma, Directors of ONGC, Mr. Shashi Shanker, Director (T&FS), Mr.  Desh Deepak Misra, Director(HR), Mr.A. K. Dwivedi, Director (Exploration), Mr.  A. K. Srinivasan, Director (Finance), and Mr. D.C. Srivastava, IPS, ED-  Security. 

Directors of ONGC Videsh, present  were Mr. Vivekanand Sharma, Director (Finance), Mr. P. K. Rao, Director (Operations).

Mrs. Sarita Sarraf, Chief Patron OOMS, Patrons OOMS- Mrs. Keerti  Verma, Mrs. Rekha Misra, Mrs. Savita Dwivedi,  Mrs. Rama Durga Srinivasan, Mrs. Seema Sharma, President OOMS Dehradun-  Mrs. Usha Chandra also  witnessed the  programme.

Addressing the ONGCians present for the Republic Day programme at Dehradun, CMD said ONGC,  as an Energy Company has been a vital part of the India’s growth story. We,  however, must not lose sight of our enormous responsibility and larger goals  and objectives as a National Oil Company.

The 61st  year of ONGC should mean a brand new beginning. We have to work with even  greater zeal and dedication and resolve to make 2017 a pivotal year - a year  when we commit to make new beginnings, explore new opportunities, implement our  innovative ideas and contribute much more to the country’s energy security.

Our  production performance in 2016 was a big positive for the company exhorted CMD.  While offshore output continued its impressive streak, onshore staged a  commendable turnaround in production numbers. Bassein & Satellite touched  the coveted 60,000 barrels per day mark on 9th December 2016, rewarding  meticulous plans and concerted efforts through the recent past. Part of the  action plan included revival of production from B-193 cluster wells and commencement  of production from “Additional Development of Vasai east Field” project. 

 Peak Gas  production from this project would reach 16 MMSCMD by 2021-22 i.e. 26% of  ONGC’s existing production Similarly, peak oil production from would reach  78,000 BOPD by 2020-21 which is 17% of present oil production of ONGC. 

Mr  Sarraf presented the rolling trophies to ONGC Security Platoon for best  marching contingent,CISF, platoon the 2nd best marching contingent and ONGC  Fire Services platoon the best turned out .

Annual  awards were presented to the meritorious ONGCians in the following categories-  Manager of the year, Professional of the year, Young Executive of the year,  Innovation( individual), Innovation(group), Individual and Group award,Best  Geophysical Party, Business Games , Fun Team Games, Fire Station, Best Fire  Safe Offshore Ptatform Award, Best Security Unit , HSE and CMD’s Best Paper  awards.

CMD along with MD ONGC Videsh and Board of Directors

CMD along with MD ONGC Videsh and Board of Directors

A  spectacular cultural programme as part of the Republic Day celebrations with  brilliant performances presented by children of Shishu Vihar, Students of KV  ONGC, Himjyoti School, and the students of BS Negi MPPS after the award  function was enjoyed and appreciated by all.

A view of the spectacular cultural program

A view of the spectacular cultural program

 

A bunch of  tricolour gas filled balloons were released by the CMD, MD ONGC Videsh and the Board  of Directors  to mark the 68th Republic Day celebrations.

The  program was aptly compered by the trio of Mrs. Padmaja Sawant, Mrs. Shyamali Saha and Dr. Sanjay Bhutani.

Release of balloon by CMD and the board

Release of balloon by CMD and the board