Mr. Arun Kumar Singh
Mr. Arun Kumar Singh has assumed the charge of Chairman, ONGC on 7 December 2022. Mr. Singh is also the Chairman, ONGC Group Companies viz: ONGC Videsh Limited (OVL), Mangalore Refinery & Petrochemicals Limited (MRPL), ONGC Petro Additions Limited (OPaL), ONGC Tripura Power Corporation Limited (OTPC), Mangalore SEZ Limited (MSEZ), Petronet MHB Limited (PMHBL) and ONGC Energy Centre Trust (OECT). The ONGC Group is having dominance in the E&P sector in India and abroad and is having significant presence in the refining, petrochemicals, power and renewables. He is also on the Board of Petronet LNG Ltd. (PLL).
Mr. Singh is an industry stalwart bringing with him extraordinary rich portfolio of diverse roles in the Oil & Gas industry, spanning close to four decades. He is a Mechanical Engineer with 1st rank from National Institute of Technology, Patna.
Prior to joining ONGC, Mr. Arun Kumar Singh was the Chairman & MD of Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL), a ‘Maharatna’ Public Sector Enterprise and a Fortune Global 500 Company. While with Bharat Petro Resources Ltd (BPRL), a wholly owned Subsidiary of BPCL, engaged in the exploration and production of Oil & Gas, largely overseas, he held the position of the President (Africa & Australia). Mr. Singh was also the Chairman of Indraprastha Gas Ltd. (IGL) a Joint Venture (JV) City Gas Distribution (CGD) Company, listed on Indian bourses.
Mr. Arun Kumar Singh is the President of Global Compact Network India (GCNI), the Indian Local Network of the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC) which provides a robust platform for Indian businesses, Academic Institutions and Civil Society organizations for embracing Universal Ten Principles of Global Compact Network and facilitates in taking forward the UN Agenda on sustainability through balancing the three dimensions of sustainable development, i.e. economic, social and environmental.