Sinha confirmed as new ONGC exploration director

Vol 4, PW 7 (10 May 00) News in Brief

As predicted by this report YB Sinha has won the race to become the next Director Exploration on the board of ONGC.

Sinha, aged 53, replaces TK Gopalaswamy, who took early retirement and stepped down from the board last year. The oil ministry released a government order announcing Sinhas appointment on (Friday) 5th May.

A spokesman at Sinha's new office at ONGC headquarters in the Jeevan Bharati building in Delhi tells Petrowatch he moved in the same day. Arvind Venkatarengan, a former Deputy General Manager, assumes Sinha's old job as General Manager of the Exploration & Development Directorate in Dehra Dun.

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