Extensive Experience of 17 years in Project Mangement of working in 2nd biggest Oil & Gas Company of India.
Experienced Project Manager who can make project come live with in stipulated time and cost following best project practices. Benchmarking the project planning / execution against key management targets / goals. Goal-driven management professional with proven success, and track record of delivering results in high-growth environments Big-picture visionary with ability to understand how daily progress shapes results and goals. Skilled negotiator with excellent persuasive and communication skills reflecting in signing of various marketing agreements within Oil industry. Strong interpersonal skills to drive a team towards achieving a project completion in a sprit of collaboration and competitiveness. Part of all forays of HPCL in Natural Gas Projects and marketing within & outside India. Launched a new Auto Fuel - Auto LPG in India. Competency in Exploration and Production (E&P) of Oil & Gas sector.
Experience with Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd, Mumbai (From Oct 91 till date)
Present Position: Manager- Projects From April 04 till date
Part of due diligence process to purchase farm-in-stake in Offshore Natural Gas block. Technical aspects of Exploration & Production being handled.
Part of due diligence process resulting in acquiring of City Gas Distribution company.
Conceived, Designed and implemented the CNG distribution Network at Ahmedabad in Gujarat. Negotiated and signed Natural Gas purchase Agreement for CNG network at Ahmedabad in Gujarat.
Development of business plan, demand assessment, price elasticity for marketing of Natural Gas in Cauvery basin.
Instrumental in formation of two Joint Ventures for city gas distribution in the state of Andhra Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh.
Visited Bangladesh for exploring & study of CNG business opportunities & developed feasibility of setting up CNG infrastructure in Bangladesh
Involved in due diligence for purchase of equity stake in LNG terminal in India.
Part of feasibility study of setting up of LNG terminal at west or south cost of the country and associated cross country pipelines with each project worth Rs 8000 to 10,000 crores.
Part of Pilot projects on LCNG and Hydrogen taken up by HPCL.
Developed Auto LPG business line of HPCL - Setting up of 70 Auto LPG Dispensing Stations in various parts of the country, marketing and sales of Auto LPG
Qualifications: B.E. (Civil ) in 1987. M.Tech. (Stress & Vibration Analysis of structures) in 1989
Education: National Institute of Technology, Bhopal. Project Management from Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad
MemberShip: Project Management Institute (PMI)
Member of Oil Industry Safety Directorate committee on CNG for development of CNG code of India.
Member of Auto LPG Task Force set up by Govt of India (Chief Controller of Explosives) for reveiw of technical & operational aspects.
Coopted Member of the sub committee set up by Petroleum & Natural Gas Regulatory Board (PNRGB), Govt. of India on setting up national standards for :
(i) City Gas Distribution network, reticulated LPG / Propane / Butane distribution system for domestic / commercial use.
(ii) Refineries, LNG liquefication, regassiication and LNG terminals and GasProcessing Plants.
Conferences: 14th Indian Oil & Gas Review Symposium 2007 by Oil Asia Conference on city gas distribution by IBC Gulf. 11th IBC Asia conference at Bangkok on CNG. Attended and made a presentation in Petrosafe 2007 Gas In India Next Phase by India Infrastructure Distribution of Gas Marketing Opportunities by India Infrastructure 4th Asia Gas Partnership Summit by GAIL Synergy for Energy Conference Natural Gas & LNG Primer by Petronet LNG Oil & Gas Retail Distribution 12th Oil & Gas Review Symposium Training Courses/ Seminars Train the Trainer by Dale Carneige Institute. Visionary Leadership Development programme. Workshop on Management Development Programme. Training Program for Lead Assessor, ISO 9000 Certification conducted by TQMI. Project Management with Computer Applications & Contract Management conducted by KLG SYSTEL at Pune
From July99 - Mar 04: Dy. Manager- LPG Projects,HPCL, Mumbai Assisted in Development of statutory rules and regulations related to Auto LPG through interaction with various government departments/ agencies CCOE - Nagpur, OISD, Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas, Ministry of Surface Transport, ARAI-Pune and various state govt. transport authorities.
Developed Auto LPG Engineering Manual covering construction, maintenance & operational aspects of Auto LPG Dispensing Stations.
Marketing activities involved development of Auto LPG Conversion Kit Manufactureres / Suppliers, Advertising of Auto LPG, Studies on Target Group for marketing of Auto LPG
Executed LPG Projects as Project Manager for LPG Mounded storage Facility at Srinagar(J&K). Also executed Projects for Construction of Grass Root LPG Plants at Loni (UP) & Capacity Augmentation of LPG Plants at Madurai, Patna & Unnao.
From July 96 to June 99: Sr. Operations Officer, LPG Plant, Raipur.
Executed Projects related to Augmentation of plant facilities in line with OISD guidelines and Extension of LPG railway siding and gantry.
Responsible for Maintenance of 44 TMTPA LPG Bottling Plant , Obtaining various statuary approvals for the plant, Controlling production & distribution of LPG Cylinders.
From October 91 to June 96: Operations Officer, Mahul LPG Plant
Responsible for Distribution of Bulk LPG to upcountry locations, Coordination with ONGC and HPCL Refinery for receipt Bulk LPG.