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ONGC holds board meeting at high-sea

The company is betting big on quickly putting to production untapped discoveries

Press Trust of India 

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The idea was to familiarise the independent directors, most of whom are new to the oil and gas exploration and production business

State-owned and Natural Corp (ONGC) has become the first company in India to hold a meeting of its board of directors at high sea. Chairman Shashi Shanker convened the company’s 299th board meeting at a platform on Mumbai High field, in the Arabian Sea, on Saturday to approve the second-quarter earnings among other things. 

“The idea was to familiarise the independent directors, most of whom are new to the and exploration and production business, with offshore operations,” an official said. produces over 80 per cent of its and from offshore fields with Mumbai High being the biggest. 

The company is betting big on quickly putting to production untapped discoveries as well as rejuvenating ageing fields offshore to raise crude production by 4 million tonnes and almost double natural output by 2021-22.

First Published: Mon, October 30 2017. 00:42 IST
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