In first oil PSU appointment by the new NDA government, Ashok Varma has been appointed Director (Onshore) of Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC), PTI reported. Prior to his joining as Director (Onshore) on June 19, he was heading ONGC’s Eastern Offshore Asset at Kakinada, where he was instrumental in putting the Eastern Offshore Asset on production.
“Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas, Government of India vide letter dated June 19, 2014, has appointed Ashok Varma, as Director (Onshore), ONGC,” the company said in a filing to the stock exchange. Earlier, Varma steered Imperial Energy in Russia, a subsidiary of the ONGC Videsh Ltd (OVL), as the Chief Executive Officer and played an important role in the Sakhalin project in Far East Russia.
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