Petroleum Conclave 2014

Petroleum Conclave 2014

After the triumphant proceedings of the Drilling & Completion Conclave 2012 and Exploration Conclave 2013, this year, the School of Petroleum Technology decided to take the conclave to the next level by organizing Petroleum Conclave 2014. This time horizon was widened by including emerging technologies from Exploration, Production to Gas Processing and Petrochemical sector.

The theme of the conclave was Recent trends in Petroleum Upstream & Downstream Sector – What are the recent trends in the above mentioned important branches of oil and gas sector, what are the impacts of the new technologies in these fields and how to improve the current scenario by the aid of new technologies.

The conclave was organized on 28th March 2014 at the PDPU campus. Shri Jai Gopal Chaturvedi – Executive Director, ONGC Ahmedabad Asset was the Chief Guest. Shri Pramod Gupta – Vice President E&P, Essar Energy was the Guest of Honour.


The event was graced by the below mentioned dignitaries:

Dignitary Designation Company
Capt. Ashwin M. Khandke Sr. Vice President QHSE Asian Oilfield Services Ltd
Dr. Anirbid Sircar Director SPT PDPU
Prof. P. K. Banik Director General PDPU
Shri Palak Seth Director- Planning & Development PDPU
Shri Milap Goud Technical Manager Qmax
Shri Anjan Kotoky General Manager EnQuest
Shri Sujeet Prabhu DGM, Front End Engineering & Design L&T Hydrocarbon Limited
Shri D.M. Butala Executive Director GSFC
Mr. Vinay Babu Professor PDPU
Ms. Madhvi Jadhav Reservoir Engineer Schlumberger
Shri Satyesh Bhandari General Manager (Geophysicist) GSPC
Shri Dipen Chauhan Head – Commercial and Marketing GSPC Gas
Shri R. K. Vij General Manager (Sub-Surface) ONGC



Introduction to Conclave by Dr. Anirbid Sircar, Director SPT, PDPU

Welcome Address by Prof. P. K. Banik, Director General, PDPU

Inaugural Address by Chief Guest Shri Jai Gopal Chaturvedi – Executive Director, ONGC Ahmedabad Asset

Inaugural Address by Guest of Honour Shri Pramod Kumar Gupta, Vice President E & P, Essar Energy

Address by Shri Palak Sheth, Director- Planning & Development, PDPU

Tea and Snacks

Session 1

Session Chair: Shri Pramod Gupta, Vice President E & P, Essar Energy

Address by Shri R. K. Vij, General Manager (Sub-Surface), ONGC

Address by Shri Milap Goud, Technical Manager- Middle East & Asia, Qmax

Address by Ms. Madhvi Jadhav, Reservoir Engineer, Schlumberger

Address by Shri S C Maiti, DGM, ONGC

Address by Capt.  Ashwin M. Khandke, Sr. Vice President QHSE, Asian Oilfield Services.

Lunch Break

Session 2

Session Chair: Dr. Anirbid Sircar, Director-SPT, PDPU

Address by Shri Satyesh Bhandari, General Manager (Geophysicist), GSPC

Address by Shri Anjan Kotoky, General Manager, EnQuest

Address by Shri Sujeet Prabhu, DGM, Front End Engineering & Design, L&T Hydrocarbon Ltd

Address by Shri Dipen Chauhan, Head ¡V Commercial and Marketing, GSPC Gas

Address by Shri D.M. Butala, Executive Director, GSFC

Concluding Remarks by Mr. Vinay Babu, Convener, Petroleum Conclave