Board Members

Mr. Ajay Kumar Dwivedi, Director-Exploration, ONGC
Mr. Ajay Kumar Dwivedi is Director (Exploration), ONGC & Chairman, OTBL. A post-graduate from Kanpur University, Mr. Dwivedi has a distinguished career of more than 34 years in ONGC, holding key exploration-related assignments at different work centers. Mr. Dwivedi has managed ONGC’s prime exploration portfolios in Western Offshore –Kutch-Saurashtra, Mumbai Offshore and Kerala-Konkan Basin.

His keen analytical acumen coupled with a people-centric approach has been his forte. His strength has been to encourage Multi-Disciplinary team working in various capacities across the organization

Mr. Dwivedi has authored a number of technical papers. The noteworthy ones are ‘Acoustic impedance as a lithological and hydrocarbon indicator – A case study from Cauvery basin’ published in Leading Edge, July 2006 issue; he co-authored papers on ‘Sequence stratigraphy and systems tract analysis of Eocene and Miocene sediments in Kutch Offshore, India’ and ‘Hydrocarbon Prospectivity Perception of West Andaman area over the Ninety East ridge and Andaman back arc basin’.

A strong believer in continuous development, Mr. Dwivedi has undergone various development programs, including those at Indian School of Business, Hyderabad and University of Alberta School of Business, Alberta, Canada. He is affiliated to SPG - India, AEG – India and SPE and presently holds the office of President, SPG-India.