PK Borthakur, Director (Offshore), ONGC, has over 36 years of experience in exploration and production (E&P) business. He is functional Director on Board of ONGC and also on Board of Directors in OPaL & Pawan Hans Ltd.
As Director (Offshore), he is responsible for Offshore Assets which contribute 70 per cent of ONGC’s oil and gas production. Besides operations, his responsibilities encompass maintenance of offshore equipment, offshore logistics operations, onshore terminals (Uran & Hazira) and major projects for sustaining and augmenting production from the offshore fields. The responsibility for managing ONGC’s joint ventures is also vested with him. Further, marketing activities of ONGC are also within his purview.
Upon taking over the responsibilities of Director (Offshore), he has focused on re-development activities in ageing Western Offshore and the development activities in upcoming Eastern Offshore facilities. He has put continuous focus and rigorous follow up for implementation of projects after assuming charge initially as Officer-on-Special-Duty (OSD) in July 2012 and then as Director (Offshore) since Oct 2012. As a Director (Offshore), he has expedited the execution process of various projects which were conÂ¡ceptualised and initiated by him as Asset Manager, namely, Daman development, Integrated development of Bassein, Vasai East (additional) development, B-193, C-26 cluster development, Additional development of NBP (D-1) and Mumbai High Redevelopment Phase-III both North & South.
Borthakur has widely travelled and participated in many national and international conferences. He is actively associated with the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE), an international society of over 75,000 professionals, and he is chairperson of Mumbai Section.
He is known as a workaholic and his only concession to relaxation is golf which he enjoys in weekends.