|C&MD Visit OVL Doha Office|
26 April, 2006
Shri.Subir Raha C&MD ONGC and chairman,ONGC Group of companies, visited Doha to attend 2nd International Energy Business Forum on the invitation of HE Abdulla Bin Hamad Al-Attiyah Second Deputy Prime Minister & Minster of Energy and Industry. Despite his hectic and very tight schedule for bilateral meetings with visiting Energy Ministers of Norway, Egypt, Korean and other CEOs ,Mr Raha spared time to visit OVL ,office in Doha. The office is situated in Al_Emadi business center which houses other renowned companies. Mr Ajeet Deshwal Country Manager received Mr Raha at the office and welcomed him. A brief presentation was made on the activities of OVL in Doha.Mr Raha appreciated the office setup and location.Mr Raha reviewed the progress made by OVL,Doha for carrying out its activities for appraisal period under Najwat Najem ADPSA.
In an interview with Gulf Times Mr Raha when asked about the prospects for oil discovery at Najwat Najem Raha said, “We would not have ventured out unless the Qatari offshore acreage was quite promising. The investments in drilling exploratory wells are very huge”. He said in the interview that “We will have drilling and logistics engineers, geologists, mud chemists and HSE experts in our team at the peak of our activity here in Qatar. And during the testing of wells we will have the services of OVL’s petrophysicists and reservoir and production engineers also,” he said
Mr Ajeet Deshwal Country Manager briefing Mr Raha C&MD ONGC C&MD complemented OVL and the Country Manager for the excellent office set up and on schedule plan for the operations in Qatar.
Mr Raha with Country Manager and Senior Executive in front of OVL Office in Doha.