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Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Ltd.

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Series: EQ | ISIN: INE213A01029 | SECTOR: Oil Drilling And Exploration

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Company History - Oil and Natural Gas Corporation
To  further  the  development  of  oil  and  natural  gas  exploration
  and mining  in  India,  the Ministry  of Natural Resources and
 Scientific Research, GoI set up the Oil and Natural Gas Commission
 in 1956 (Commission'). In October  1959,  the Commission was 
 converted  into  a  statutory  body  pursuant  to  the Oil  and
 Natural Gas Commission Act, 1959 (now repealed). The main functions
 of the Commission were to plan, promote, organize and  implement
 programmes for development of petroleum  resources and  the
 production and sale of petroleum and petroleum products produced by 
 it, and  to perform  such other  functions as  the Central Government
 may, from time to time, assign to it.  
 Our Company was incorporated under the Companies Act on June 23, 1993
 as Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited and was granted the
 certificate of commencement of business on August 10, 1993. Pursuant
 to the Oil and Natural Gas  Commission Act  (Transfer  of Undertaking
  and  Repeal) Act,  1993,  the  undertakings  of  the Commission 
 together with all  its assets, movable and  immovable properties,
 contracts,  licenses and privileges along with all  liabilities and
 obligations of  the Commission  in  relation  to  its undertakings 
 stood vested  in our Company and were transferred to our Company on
 February 1, 1994.
 -Oil and Natural Gas Corporation(ONGC) was set up in 1956 with  

 significant contribution in industrial and economic growth of the  

 - In October the Commission was converted into a statutory body by
 the Oil and Natural Gas Commission Act, 1959.  The main objectives of
 the Commission were to plan, promote, organise and implement
 programmes for the development of oil and natural gas resources and
 the production and sale of oil and natural gas products.
 - ONGC functions as the primary arm of the Government as regards
 exploration for and exploitation of India's petroleum resources.  The
 Company's revenues are derived primarily from the sale of its
 production of crude oil, natural gas, liquefied petroleum gas
 (LPG),C2-C3 (ethane-propane) and natural gasoline (NGL).
 - To strengthen reserves accretion portfolio and open up areas of
 future exploration, ONGC has undertaken an Accelerated Programme of
 Exploration with an outlay of Rs 3958 crores.
 - The main objectives of APEX was Enhancement in seismic surveys,
 enhancement in exploratory drilling, national seismic programme,
 exploration in frontier areas and acquisition of foreign acerage.
 - ONGC has assimilated various technologies in the field of
 hydrocarbons explorations and exploitation.  The Company owns
 Dornier-228 aircraft, chetak helicopter, offshore supply vessels and
 geo-technical survey vessel.  It has 2 central work shops located at
 Baroda & Sibsagar, 7 project workshops and 11 auto workshops located
 at various project sites employing multifavious equipments and
 machinery. It has also state-of-the-art communication systems both
 terrestrial and satelite based for meeting operational & MIS
 requirements of onshore & offshore.
 - ONGC undertook exploitation of Coal Bed Methane (CBM) potential in
 Damodar valley.
 Our Company was incorporated as 'Oil and Natural Gas Corporation
 The undertakings of the Commission were transferred to our Company. 
 - The Company acquired the undertaking, business, assets and
 liabilities of the erstwhile Oil and Natural Gas Commission (the
 Commission) on 1st February.
 - The company's major projects include installed HX-HY platform for
 the development of Heera Phase III completion of Hazira terminal
 phase IIIA & the two EOR projects in the heavy oil velt in North
 Gujarat.  In addition, ONGC submitted four new projects for
 government approval.
 - ONGC holds 40% participating interest in three joint venture
 contracts for development of Ravva, Panna-Mukta and Mid & South
 - The Company embarked upon exploration in the deep sea basin on the
 East and West Coast of the country.  The interpretation of Seismic
 data acquired in the deep water offshore areas led to identification
 of a number of prospects in Krishna-Godavari, Cauvery, Kerala-konkan
 & Kutch
 - The Government gave its approval for a joint venture proposal of
 Gas Authority of India Ltd., Indian Oil Corporation, Bharat Petroleum
 Corporation Ltd. & ONGC for import of LNG & setting up appropriate LNG
 terminals to meet the demand for gas in the country.
 - ONGC Videsh Ltd is a wholly owned subsidiary of the company.
 - 3428,53,716 shares issued to the President of India.  1076,440,366
 No. of equity shares issued as bonus shares.  66,39,910 No. of equity
 shares disinsted.
 -Our Company was granted the 'Navratna' status. 
 - ONGC and Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd (BPCL), are exploring the
 possibility of setting up the proposed paraxylene venture at Hazira as
 a private sector project.
 - The Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) has taken up joint
 venture projects in the fields of exploration, development and
 production in seven countries: the United States, Russia, Vietnam,
 Yemen, Tunisia, Egypt and Kazakshtan.
 - The Institute of Oil and Gas Production Technology (IOGPT), a
 premier research and development institute of Oil and Natural Gas
 Corporation Ltd has been awarded the prestigious certificate of ISO
 9001 for design development and consultancy including lab study and
 training for hydrocarbon production, processing and refining.
 - ONGC would float a joint venture company to carry out exploration
 at Neelam - an oilfield at Mumbai High.  The venture with a private
 foreign company would be set up with an equity participation of 50
 per cent each.
 - The ministry of petroleum and natural gas has invited joint
 ventures with Oil and Natural Gas Corporation for exploration.
 - Royal Dutch Shell group, the world's largest oil company, plans to
 join hands with Oil & Natural Gas Corporation to help revive
 production at the Neelam oil field of the public sector company.
 - For the first time in India, Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Ltd
 (ONGC) has installed a 24-hour video conferencing facility from its
 control room at Bandra to offshore platforms in Mumbai Offshore.
 - Leading global oil companies like Chevron, Occidental, Brown and
 Root Energy Services (BRES), Total, Marathon Oil, Shell and Amoco
 have approached the Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) for a
 joint venture to enhance crude oil output from the Neelam field.
 - The joint venture committee of the Oil and Natural Gas Corporation
 (ONGC) is close to finalising plans for picking up a stake in the
 Central India refinery.
 - Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) is all set to implement of
 part of the recommendations made by McKinsey & Co within two months.
 - For the first time, Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC), the oil
 exploration major, has evinced keen interest to participate in the
 equity of a captive power project in Tamil Nadu.
 - ONGC Ltd and PGS Ocean Bottom Seismic, a Norwegian company, have
 signed a Rs.180-crore contract for a three-dimensional ocean bottom
 cable technique seismic survey over the Mumbai High field.
 - PGS of Norway has been awarded the world's largest 3-D seismic
 survey contract for Bombay High.  This is the first time that Oil &
 Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) has awarded a turnkey contract,
 consisting of acquisition, processing and interpretation of seismic
 - India's largest oil exploration and production (I&P) company, Oil
 and Natural Gas (ONGC) is all set to emerge as a major blue chip in
 the next millennium.
 - Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) has signed a pact with
 Chinese National Oil Co for Exploration and Development to undertake
 operations in other countries.
 - The proposed joint venture between the Oil and Natural Gas
 Corporation (ONGC) and Lubrizol India may come a cropper.
 - Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) board will shortly consider
 incorporating a new subsidiary for taking on contract jobs at home
 and abroad.
 - Public sector giants ONGC and Gas Authority of India Ltd (GAIL)
 have locked horns over the setting up of an LPG recovery plant at
 Gandhar in Gujarat.
 - The Oil and Natural Gas Commission has signed an agreement with the
 two government-sponsored gas units of Bangladesh to start exploratory
 drilling in Brahmanbaria and Habigonj region of the neighbouring
 country.  After signing of agreement, the ONGC has recently set up
 its office in Dhaka.
 - The state-owned petroleum giant Oil and Natural Gas Corporation
 will soon initiate a large-scale organisation restructuring programme
 as part of efforts to make it more competitive in a liberalised global
 - Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) is holding negotiations with
 Arco, an American company, for setting up a 50:50 joint venture for
 coal bed methane (CBM) exploration projects.
 - Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) has launched a major oil
 hunt for the first time in the deep waters off the Krishna-Godavari
 (KG) basin last week when its refurbished offshore rig, Sagar Vijay,
 commenced drilling operations at 530 metres depth in a structure off
 the Amalapuram coast in south Andhra Pradesh.
 - State-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) is planning to
 set up a state-of-the-art integrated radio communication system which
 would interconnect the company's different offices within the
 - ONGC and the Russian oil giant Lukoil entered into an agreement
 last week for opening up increased opportunities for joint oil
 exploration and exploitation in Central Asian countries.
 - Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited has mooted the idea of
 setting up a separate subsidiary in information technology to develop
 operational and distribution expertise for the oil and petroleum
 - The Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) has set up an expert
 committee to inquire into the first ever fire at a gas producing
 - The Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Ltd (ONGC) will set up two
 major oil spill response centres in Mumbai and Kakinada along the
 western and eastern coasts, to combat emergency situations arising
 out of oil spills.
 - In March, 1999, ONGC, Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) a downstream 

 giant and Gas Authority of India Limited (GAIL) the only gas

 company, agreed to have cross holding in each other's stock to pave

 way for long-term strategic alliance amongst themselves, both for the

 domestic and overseas business opportunities, in the energy value 

 - Oil and Natural Gas Corporation and Oil India Ltd have signed their
 annual memoranda of understanding (MoUs) with the government for
 performance targets for 2000-01.
 - Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Ltd. has entered into refinance
 agreement with the Bank of America for a $180 million syndicated loan
 to help ONGC repay its earlier costlier Citibank loan.
 - The Company and Indian Oil Corporation Ltd. have proposed a
 strategic partnership by way of setting-up an independent corporate
 entity for exploration and production of hydrocarbons and their
 refining and marketing abroad.
 - The Oil and Natural Gas Corporation is exploring the option of
 introducing a voluntary retirement scheme for select groups which
 work in highly specialised activities like drilling.
 - Coal India Ltd and Oil and Natural Gas Corporation have joined
 hands to set up a joint venture project for undertaking commercial
 exploitation of coal bed methane, which occurs in high rank coals in
 the coalfields of Raniganj west, Jharia ast, West Bokaro, Ramgarh
 eastern part of north Karanpura.
 - Indian Petrochemicals Corporation Ltd (IPCL) has entered into a
 long-term agreemen with Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) Ltd.
 for the supply of nearly 5,70,000 tonnes per year of feedstock for
 its 4,00,000 tonne ethylene cracker at Nagothane.
 - The Company is all set to sign a Memorandum of Understanding with
 Venezuela oil major Petroles, for joint efforts in upstream
 - The Company while gearing up for deregulation of the hydrocarbons
 sector in 2002, will set up a separate marketing division in the
 month of September.
 - ONGC and IOC two companies have formed aj oint venture, ONGIO, a
 name derived by mrging the initial letters of their respective
 acronyms, which will explore opportunities in training and
 consultancy in the oil Industry.
 - The Company to set up a separate information technology company
 which will cater specifically to the oil and gas industry. 
 - NTPC and ONGC are forming a new joint venture company for setting
 up gas residue-based power projects.
 - The Company would set up a 360-MW gas-based power project at Hazira
 in a joint venture with the National Thermal Power Corporation. 
 - ONGC Videsh Ltd. will sign an MoU with Indonesian Oil Company
 - The Company and Reliance have joined hands with Algeria's Sonatrach
 to secure an oil field in Iraq for production of crude.
 - The Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) and BSES have signed a
 memorandum of understanding (MoU) wherein natural gas from an oil
 well - 75 km north of Bombay High - will be suppled exclusively to
 - Oil & Natural Gas Corporation Videsh Ltd., the overseas subsidiary
 of ONGC, will sign a 1.7 billion dollar deal with Russian national
 oil company Rosneft for taking 20 per cent stake in Russian Far East
 oil and gas field Sakhalin-I, in Mosocow on February 10.
 - Oil and Natural Gas Corporation has signed a memorandum of
 understanding with the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas for the
 production of 25.2 million tonnes of crude oil during 2001-2002.
 - The Company has tied up with Indian Oil Corporation for undertaking
 oil exploration for eight deep-water blocks under the National
 Exploration Licensing Policy (Nelp) II.  The tie up aims at reducing
 the financial risks involved in deep-water exploration.
 - ONGC has formulated an exploration strategy for the next 20 years,
 with the twin objectives of doubling the reserve base to 12 billion
 tonnes oil (BtOE) equivalent besides raising the global recovery
 factor to 40 per cent or more.
 - The ONGC, principally an oil and gas exploration and production
 company, has entered the refining sector too with the commissioning
 of the Tatipaka mini-refinery in East Godavari district on September
 - : As part of its mega restructuring exercise, the Oil and Natural
 Gas Corporation has introduced a voluntary retirement scheme for
 trimming its 40,000 strong work force all over the country.
 - The Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) plans to invest Rs 5,000
 crore in the oil and gas exploration business in order to double its
 reserve base to 12 billion tonnes oil equivalent by 2020, according
 to the ONGC Chairman and Managing Director, Mr Subir Raha.
 - The Consortium of Cairn Energy, Oil and Natural Gas Corporation and
 Tata Petrodyne will invest about $300 million in development of
 Lakshmi oil and gas field in Gulf of Khambat by 2008.
 - OIL AND Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) won a two-decade-old
 litigation in the Supreme Court last week when it directed some 10
 industries in Gujarat to pay ONGC interest at the contracted rates on
 arrears retained by them during the long period. With this order,
 is expected to get around Rs 500 crore.
 -The company entered into strategic alliance with Indian Oil  

 Corporation and set-up ONGIO Internatinal Pvt Ltd. on 8th June 2001 a

 50:50 joint venture company for Training, Consultancy & Services in 

 Hydrocarbon Sector.
 - The board of directors of Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC)
 has approved the  acquisition of the Aditya Birla group's stake in
 the joint venture Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Ltd (MRPL).
 - ONGC scraps 350 MW naphtha based Hazira power project
 - ONGC decides to offer equity for international oil majors with
 which the company would enter into agreement for deep-water
 -  Enters into contract with Gas Authority of India Ltd. (GAIL) for
 supply agreements which include both customer end and supply end
 - Acquires 20% in gas project of Daewoo International in South Korea
 - Retains top most profit making Public Sector Company (PSU) status
 - Company dethrones Hindustan Lever Ltd. (HLL) to become India's
 largest company by market capitalisation
 - Signs MoU with Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL)  for supply,
 upgradation and refurbishment of oilfield equipment required for
 on-shore and off-shore applications
 - Signs price pact with Indian Petrochemicals Corporation Ltd (IPCL)
 for Ethane and Propane removing the one of the last hurdles for
 privatisation of IPCL
 - Gets membeship of Federation of Indian Chamber of Commerce &
 Industry (FICCI)
 - Government authorises the company to retail petrol & diesel
 - Discovers 363 million metric tonnes of crude oil in Gujarat
 - Govt invites the company to join Haldia Petrochemicals Ltd. (HPL)
 - Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd. (HPCL) ties-up with ONGC to
 purchase LPG
 - ONGC strikes deal with refiners to sell crude at international
 - ONGC ranked no.1 among ET 500
 - Bags 13 oil blocks under New Exploration Licensing Policy (NELP)
 - Hits oil and gas in deep-water exploratory block off the Andhra
 Pradesh coast
 - ONGC Videsh ties up with Talisman Energy Inc of Canada  for the
 purchase of 25 per cent interest in the Greater Nile project , in
 Sudan with an oil reserve of 150 million metric tonnes
 -  Strikes huge oil and gas reserves west of its Bassein field in the
 Mumbai offshore region
 - Finds oil and gas in four locations in offshore Mumbai, Assam and
 Krishna Godavari basin
 - Discovers major oil and gas leads at five new locations (
 Laiplingoan in the upper Assam basin and Kavitam in the KG basin -
 onland, B-22-5 in Mumbai offshore and GS-KW in the KG basin -
 - Ties up with IOC for supply of crude oil
 - Acquires 37.38% Equity Stake in Mangalore Refinery & Petrochemicals
 Ltd. (MRPL)
 - ONGC Videsh Ltd. (OVL) purchases 25% stake of Canadian Talisman
 Energy in Sudan oilfield for $771 million
 - Strikes oil and gas in Rajasthan
 - Transfers the operations and maintenance (O&M) of its three
 multi-support vessels (MSVs), Samudra Suraksha, Samudra Sevak and
 Samudra Prabha, to Shipping Corporation of India (SCI)
 - Retains top spot in market cap in ET 500
 - Gets the first consignment of its equity oil from the Greater Nile
 oil project in Sudan, where ONGC Videsh Limited (OVL) has taken a 25
 per cent stake
 - Ships Sudan oil to India, the first ever shipment of Indian crude
 from a foreign field
 - Company ranked in FT Global 500 list
 - Enters into an MOU with Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd (BPCL) for
 supply of crude oil for a period of two years from April 01, 2002 to
 March 31, 2004
 - Hikes stake in Mangalore Refinery & Petrochemicals Ltd. (MRPL) to
 71.49% from 51.25%
 - Ends its two-year training and consultancy services joint venture
 with oil refining giant Indian Oil Corporation
 - Kicks off deep-water exploration programme
 -  ONGC Videsh inks sales pact with Austria-based OMV
 Aktiengesellschaft for acquisition of the OMV Aktiengesellschaft's
 shares in two onshore exploration blocks in Sudan for a consideration
 of $115 million
 - Signs agreement with HPCL to supply crude oil
 -Cabinet asks ONGC to share part of subisdy onus on cooking fuels
 -Smt R D Barkataki, Dr K R S Murthy, Shri J Jayaraman and Jawahar
 Vadivelu ceased to be Navratna directors of the corporation. Shri U
 Sundararajan, Rajesh V Shah and M Chitale have been appointed as
 Navratna directors.
 -Signed Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for supply of crude oil
 with HPCL..
 -Oil and Natural Gas Corporation has agreed to be an equity partner
 of Gujarat Industrial Development Corporation for setting up the
 Dahej Special Economic Zone in south Gujarat. As per the MoU, ONGC
 will pick up 26 per cent equity and will be responsible for the
 infrastructure development of the SEZ.
 - Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) and Bharat Petroleum
 Corporation (BPCL) signed an agreement to cooperate with each other
 through sharing of their core strengths for exploration and
 production, and downstream oil refining and marketing.
 -signed MoU with mangalore refinery and petrochemicals ltd for
 supplying crude oil
 -Commenced drilling in its 46th well in the Bengal basin. Named
 Gobindapur 1,
 -The company entered into a Transaction & Strategic alliance with
 Cairn Energy Plc.
 -The company  joins with China Petro to buy oil equity.
 -Unveils $1 billion deep water drilling campaign at Gulf of Kutch
 -The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs on December 18th approved
 award of five coal bed methane blocks for extracting gas from coal
 seams to state-run Oil and Natural Gas Corporation.
 -ONGC - Disinvestment of 10% Equity by Government of India
 -BSNL signs MoU with ONGC
 -Market capitalisation crosses Rs 100,000 crore
 - The board  has approved a proposal to invest Rs 900 crore in a
 five-million-tonne C2-C3 extraction plan
 -Finance Minister allows ONGC to buy Mangalore Refinery and
 Petrochemicals stake
 -ONGC decides to offer 32 marginal fields to private operators
 -ONGC permitted to set up methane plant at Dahej
 -Concept Comm bags biggest IPO offer in ONGC
 -Service Contracts awarded by ONGC for six marginal Oil Fields
 -ONGC launches the Deep-Water Campaign name Sagar Sammridhi
 -ONGC awards Rs 1,006 cr contract for Larsen & Toubro
 -Govt. of India divests 10% stake in the company by selling 14.26
 crore shares at a cut-off price of Rs 750 per share
 -awards Rs 160 cr three year order to supply oil exploration
 equipment for BHEL
 -ONGC strikes oil in Bassein offshore field
 - ONGC, the upstream petro-biggie, has decided to float a special
 economic zone (SEZ) at Dahej, Gujarat in joint collaboration with the
 Gujarat Industrial Development Corporation (GIDC).
 -The government on March 23 issued Rs 348.6 crore worth of fresh oil
 bonds to public sector oil companies ONGC and OIL. The bonds carry a
 coupon rate of 5% for a five-year tenor.
 -ONGC Group sales breaches USD 10 Billion mark
 -The Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) Ltd has discovered gas
 reserves at Khedabari village in Sonamura sub-division of West
 Tripura district with a production capacity of over two lakh cubic
 metre per day.
 -Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) has tied up with the Indian
 Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) for launching a special MBA course
 in international business for its middle-level executives.
 -Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) enters into separate
 memorandum of understandings (MoUs) with four leading service
 providers for value-based commercial alliance for efficiency in
 different sectors of exploration and production (E&P) activities
 -ONGC MoU with Schlumberger for value based commercial alliance
 -Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) chairman and managing
 director Subir Raha has been conferred with the V Krishnamurthy award
 for excellence for 2004
 -State-run exploration firm Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) has
 signed an agreement with Infrastructure Leasing and Financial
 Services (IL&FS) for setting up a gas-based power project in the
 -PTC India Ltd (formerly known as Power Trading Corporation of India
 Ltd) has entered into an agreement with Oil and Natural Gas
 Commission for trading of the entire surplus from ONGC's existing
 generating units and new power projects to be set up all over the
 -ONGC wins polymers extraction project
 -OVL acquires 55 pc holdings in Australian oil block
 -ONGC in ally with KSPL, IL&FS to develop Kakinada SEZ
 -NLCL ties up with ONGC
 -ONGC clinches oil block deal in Nigeria
 -ONGC forays into retail market with launch of first outlet at
 -Six ONGC geoscientists bag national mineral award
 -ONGC ties up with Hindujas for implementing LNG terminals
 - Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Ltd (ONGC) bags trophy from
 Asiamoney for `best deals of the year 2004'.
 - Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) enters into a MoU with
 Indian Airlines to take two aircraft on lease to meet its operational
 -Oil and Natural Gas Corporation and Mittal Investments Sarl, one of
 the investment arms of the L.N. Mittal group, entered into two MoU to
 form two overseas joint ventures companies ONGC Mittal Energy Ltd
 (OMEL) and ONGC Mittal Energy Services Ltd (OMESL)
 -GMDC, ONGC forge alliance for coal gassification project.
 -ONGC signs MoU with IDE Infotech Ltd.
 -ONGC join hands with Rajasthan for Dholpur power project.
 -ONGC signs an agreement with CIL for coal mine gasification.
 -ONGC Finance Director gets award
 -ONGC ties up with Singareni
 -ONGC signs MoU with Maruti
 -ONGC inks deal with Halliburton to enhance oil production
 -Dutch IT co secures contract from ONGC
 -ONGC joins hand with MUL for vehicle lease.
 -ONGC internal audit bags ISO 9001 rating.
 -ONGC has given the Bonus in the Ratio of 1:2
 -Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) has signed a memorandum of
 understanding with Tatarska Geophysica Technologies (TGT) of Russia
 for increasing production of matured fields.
 -ONGC, Eni signs agreement to swap exploration blocks.
 -Oil & Natural Gas Corporation Ltd (ONGC) has signed a Memorandum of
 Understanding (MoU) with the Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas,
 agreeing on a set of Performance Parameters and targets for the
 financial year 2007-08.
 -  ONGC has forayed into a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with
 global oil major, BP, to collaborate in exploration and production
 (E&P) business in India and abroad.
 -  ONGC starts drilling in Cauvery deepwater block.
 - ONGC bags SCOPE Gold Trophy for strong Corporate Governance
 - ONGC and Rocksource sign Agreement for Partnership in Deepwater
 - Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) reported a gas discovery in the
 west Tripura block in the Assam and Assam Arakan basin.
 - ONGC achieves all-time record in oil, gas production.
 - ONGC awards contract worth Rs 753 crore to UAE Company.
 - Awarded the Golden Peacock Award for occupational health and
 2010  Our Company was granted the 'Maharatna' status. 
 - Our Company has received certifications, awards and recognitions
 for achieving and maintaining high standards  in  various  aspects of
 our business.  Set  forth below  is  a description of  some of  the 
 certifications,  awards  and  recognitions received by our Company in
 the last three fiscal years. 
 - Ranked 1st  among oil and gas exploration and production companies 
 in  the world and 
 18th   among  leading global  energy majors as per  =Platts 250
 Global Energy Company list.  
 - Awarded  1st   runners  up  for  =Best  Presented  Accounts  and 
 Corporate  Governance 
 Disclosure Awards 2009 by South Asian Federation of Accountants, an
 apex body of 
 South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation. 
 - Selected as the =Natural Gas STAR Programs International Partner
 of the Year by the 
 United States Environmental Protection Agency. 
 - Awarded the Golden Peacock Award for climate security. 
 - Awarded  the  gold  trophy  for  =SCOPE  Meritorious  Award  for 
 =Research  & 
 Development, Technology Development & Innovation for 2008-09.
 - Awarded  the  2nd   =PSU  Awards  for  highest  market 
 capitalization  by  =Dalal  Street 
 Investment Journal PSU awards.  
 - Awarded  the  =BML  Munjal  Award  for  excellence  in  learning 
 and  development  in 
 public sector category.
 - Awarded  the  Leading  Oil  and  Gas  Corporate  of  the  Year  and
  Exploration  and 
 Production Company of  the Year  in  the Petroleum Federation of 
 Indias Annual Oil 
 and Gas Industry Awards 2010.
 - State run crude major, Oil & Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) will
 invest nearly US $4 billion in Gujarat in the next three to four
 years to intensify production, as per a senior official of the
 - Indian navratna crude company, Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) has
 recently shown interest in taking a part to develop Russia's Trebs
 and Titov Arctic oilfields jointly with Russian group Bashneft.
 - Sri lanka government awarded 3 hydrocarbon blocks to ONGC
 - The state-run oil and drilling major, ONGC has emerged as the
 largest advance taxpayer for FY11 with a payout of Rs 8,492 crore,
 pushing the prior year topper
 - ONGC sold 600,000 barrels of crude to Japan
 - Aban Offshore receives new orders from ONGC
 - ONGC with two new oil, gas discoveries in Gujarat
 - ONGC Petro additions Ltd (OPaL) awards Rs 1,980 cr contracts for
 polyolefin projects
 - State-run ONGC regained its top most rank after 4 years propelling
 billionaire Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Industries (RIL) as the
 country's most valued company.
 - State-run Oil Natural Gas Corporation of India (ONGC) has finalized
 a three-year contract with subsidiary of Bermuda-headquartered driller
 Northern Offshore, Jet drilling.
 - ONGC  appointed New Chairman after 8 months, Mr. Sudhir Vasudeva as
 - State run oil and exploration Company Oil and Natural Gas
 Corporation (ONGC) has approved buying Asian development Bank (ADB)
 stake in Petronet (PLL).
 -Company has splits its Face value of Shares from Rs 10 to Rs 5
 -Oil And Natural Gas Corporation has given the Bonus in the Ratio of
 - State-run Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) said it has
 secured Rs 774 crore contract from Oil and Natural Gas Corporation
 (ONGC) for supplying onshore drilling rigs.
 - Country's leading oil & gas explorer ONGC announced that
 Japan-based oil giant Inpex Corp has acquired 26 per cent stake in
 ONGC's Krishna Godavari (KG) basin deepsea block viz. KG-DWN- 2004/6
 - ONGC Videsh signs definitive agreements to acquire an interest in
 the Azeri, Chirag and the Deep Water Portion of the Guneshli Fields
 in the Azerbaijan sector of the Caspian Sea and an interest in the
 Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan Pipeline.
 - State-run Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) said it has made a
 huge oil discovery off the West Coast that will help lift the sagging
 output from its D1 oilfield by 24,000 barrels per day (bpd).
 - ONGC inks agreement with Cairn India to use gas from North Tapti
 - ONGC receives global recognition as oil major named in Green
 -ONGC - MOU signed between ONGC Videsh and Co-ordinating Ministry for
 Strategic Sectors - Ecuador
 -ONGC - OVL and OIL sign definitive agreements to acquire interest in
 the Rovuma Area 
 -ONGC Videsh signs Memorandum of Understanding with Petrovietnam
 -ONGC Videsh signed definitive agreements to acquire 12%
 Participating Interest 
 -ONGC Videshs De-Kastri Oil Export Terminal is Russias Best Oil
 Terminal 2012 
 -ONGC creates world record on drilling deepest water depth well
 -ONGC Videsh acquires interest in Azeri, Chirag and Deep Water
 Portion of Guneshli Fields in Azerbaijan
 -ONGC registers one of worlds biggest Clean Development Mechanism
 - ONGC signs MoU with RIL on Eastern Offshore facility sharing
 -ONGC and its subsidiaries OVL and MRPL receive 'Excellent' Rating
 for the Year 2012-13
 -ONGC inks MoU with Mitsui for cooperation in pursuing petroleum and
 natural gas opportunities
 -ONGC Videsh and Oil India sign Production Sharing Contract for Two
 Shallow water Exploration Blocks in Bangladesh
 -ONGC scales highest-ever market capitalization of Rs3.56 trillion
 -Rosneft and ONGC Videsh Limited sign Memorandum of Understanding
 (MOU) for cooperation in exploration, appraisal and hydrocarbon
 production on the continental shelf of the Russian Federation 
 -ONGC spuds first well in Palar Basin
 -Memorandum of Understanding between ONGC Videsh and Turkish
 Petroleum Corporation
 -ONGC Videsh signs Production Sharing Contracts for Two Onland
 Exploration Blocks in Myanmar
 -ONGC Videsh signs Memorandum of Understanding with YPF S.A
 -ONGC inks MoU with ASI and Tourism Ministry to conserve Taj Mahal
 -ONGC Videsh awarded exploration permit in offshore New Zealand
 -ONGC Energy Centre receives US Patent on Hydrogen Generation
 -ONGC Maintains Excellence in Exploration & Production
 -ONGC Videsh and Rosneft Confirmed Successful Cooperation
 -Petroleum Minister congratulates ONGCians on Diamond Jubilee
 -ONGC Videsh adjudged Best Miniratna at Dun & Bradstreet PSU awards
 -Honble PM launches drilling at Satpayev in Kazakhstan
 -ONGC receives Golden Peacock Award for excellence in CSR
 -ONGC and IITs to collaborate for bolstering 'Make in India' campaign
 in energy sector
 -ONGC acquires 43% stake in ONGC Mangalore Petrochemicals Ltd.(OMPL)
 by Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Ltd.
 -ONGC entered into an MoU with Super Wave Technology Pvt. Ltd.
 (SWTPL) for researching alternative technology for hydraulic
 -India Infrastructure Fund II acquires 23.5% stake in ONGC Tripura
 Power Company Ltd (OTPC)
 -ONGC gives green signal for Rs 5,050 cr investment in Tripura.
 -ONGC gets green nod for drilling NELP-9 block in Gujarat.
 -ONGC - ONGC Videsh acquires 15% interest in Vankor Field located in
 East Siberia of the Russian Federation.
 -ONGC informed that Registered Office of the Company has been shifted
  from Jeevan Bharti Building, Tower -II, 124, Indira Chowk, New Delhi
 - 110001 to 5, Nelson Mandela Marg, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi - 110070.
 -ONGC buys 80% stake of GSPC and takes over operatorship rights in
 Block KG-OSN-2001/3.
 -Gas Production increase by 10.8% and Crude Production increase by
 -ONGC Videsh Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the company, has
 completed the acquisition of 30% Participating Interest (PI) in
 Petroleum Exploration License 0037 offshore Namibia.
 -The Azerbaijan Government announced extension of ACG PSA to 2049
 with co-venturers, including ONGC Videsh Limited..
 -ONGC wins Govt nod for Rs 7,738 cr GSPC stake buy. 
 -ONGC to open Indias 8th sedimentary basin with Kutch gas find.
 -ONGC Bought 77.88 crore shares in Hindustan Petroleum Corp Ltd
 (HPCL) for Rs 473.97 per share.
 -ONGC begins drilling gas from on land block at Nagayalanka.
 -ONGC launches govt museum clean up drive.
 -ONGC Videsh makes second oil discovery in Colombia; to drill more
 -ONGC signs pact with Indian Oil to reduce carbon emission & enhance
 oil recovery.
 -ONGC investing Rs 83,000 cr in 25 projects; cumulative oil, gas gain
 over 180 MT.
 -ONGC Videsh to acquire 13.6667% Participating Interest in
 Exploitation Area and 15% Participating Interest in Exploration Area
 under RSSD Production Sharing Contract , Offshore Senegal
 -ONGC bags Golden Peacock Environment Management Award for second
 consecutive year.
 -ONGC and NTPC sign MOU to set up Joint Venture for Renewable Energy
 - ONGC contributes Rs 300 crore to PM Cares Fund to combat COVID-19.
 -ONGC inks MoU with SECI to develop renewable, ESG projects.
 -Karnataka Minister launches ONGCs sixth handicraft project under
 Azaadi Ki Amrit Mahotsav to generate income among especially-abled
 -ONGC organizes student study tour under Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav,
 stokes passion among GenNext for nation building.
 -ONGC acquires 5% stake in Indian Gas Exchange (IGX)