Mr. A.K. Hazarika
Mr. Ajit Kumar Hazarika, a First class graduate in Mechanical Engineering from Assam Engineering College, Guwahati, joined ONGC as Graduate Trainee in 1976. Having more than three and half decades of varied experience in ONGC, Mr. Hazarika has vast knowledge of the entire gamut of oil and gas industry.
Mr. Hazarika joined the ONGC Board as Director (Onshore) in September 2004. He has been given the charge of the Chairman & Managing Director w.e.f. February 1, 2011, while he continues to be the Director (Onshore). The additional responsibilities of Shri Hazarika include the Chairmanship of ONGC Videsh Limited (OVL), Mangalore Refinery & Petrochemicals Ltd (MRPL) and six other ONGC Group companies (OPaL, OMPL, MSEZ, OTPC, OMEL and OTBL). Mr. Hazarika is also a Member of Governing Council of Petroleum Federation of India (Petrofed), Chairman of Working Group for UCG (Underground Coal Gasification) constituted by the office of Principal Scientific Advisor, Government of India and Indian representative of Oil & Gas sub-committee of International M2M (Methane to Market) partnership under USEPA (United States Environment Protection Agency)- nominated by MoPNG.