Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited (ONGC) is an Indian multinational oil and gas company headquartered in Dehradun, India. It is a public sector undertaking (PSU) of the Government of India, under the administrative control of the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas. It is India's largest oil and gas exploration and production company. It produces around 69 per cent of India's crude oil (equivalent to around 30 per cent of the country's total demand) and around 62 per cent of its natural gas.
ONGC was founded on August 14, 1956 by Government of India, which currently holds a 69.23 per cent equity stake. It is involved in exploring for and exploiting hydrocarbons in 26 sedimentary basins of India, and owns and operates over 11,000 kilometers of pipelines in the country. Its international subsidiary ONGC Videsh Ltd (OVL) currently has projects in 15 countries. ONGC has discovered 6 of the 7 commercially-producing Indian Basins, in the last 50 years, adding over 7.1 billion tonnes (BT) of in-place oil and gas volume of hydrocarbons in Indian basins.
ONGC: Continuing on its strong growth path
|2003||ONGC Videsh acquired Talisman Energy's 25 per cent stake in the Greater Nile Oil project|
|2006||A commemorative coin set was issued to mark the 50th anniversary of the founding of ONGC|
|2010||ONGC was conferred with 'Maharatna' status by the Government of India|
|2012||ONGC comes out on top in the Oil Industry Safety Awards|
|2013||ONGC Group secures PSU Champions awards|
Updated: August, 2013