New Delhi, July 05 : Shyamal Bhattacharya takes over the reins as Director (Operations), ONGC Videsh Ltd. subsequent to superannuation of S Roychaudhury. An unassuming and geoscientist par excellence, Shyamal Bhattacharya have held key positions in ONGC during his postings at different locations across the country.
A graduate in Petroleum Engineering from ISM Dhanbad, Bhattacharya joined ONGC in 1977 at KDMIPE and has more than three decades of diversified experience in reservoir engineering, reservoir simulation, water flooding, IOR & EOR techniques and reservoir operations.
Donning the mantle as Head of Institute of Reservoir Studies (IRS), Ahmedabad since November 2011, he was instrumental in leading a team of around 250 geoscientists and skillfully guided the team across the maze of data and maps, facilitating formulation of development schemes of oil and gas fields of ONGC across the country.
During this short stint at IRS, he spearheaded the formulation of ‘IOR-EOR 2012′ document which acted as a guideline for the recent Perspective Planning for onshore fields. He has also been the driving force for compilation on the up gradation of IRS Laboratories which was released by Director (E), ONGC. Bhattacharya is also credited for organizing the ‘first onshore subsurface meet’ at Ahmedabad during his tenure.
With his experience of over three decades, knowledge and insights of the industry, ONGC Videsh hopes to scale greater heights of excellence and acreage.