Prachur Sah

Cairn Oil & Gas

Chief Executive Officer

As the current Chief Executive Officer of Cairn Oil & Gas, Vedanta Limited, Prachur Sah has been instrumental in defining the organisation’s strategy and growth story. Prachur brings to Cairn more than 21 years of rich expertise and experience in the energy sector. In his role as CEO, Prachur is leading the next phase of organisational growth for the organisation with a focus on delivering volumes, cost, growth projects, R&R, and early monetisation (new blocks), while maintaining the highest levels of safety, sustainability, and governance. Prachur is responsible for induction of new technologies, digital solutions, and benchmarking with global practices to deliver volumes and R&R. He has enabled an integrated, effective, and accountability-driven engagement framework with Global Business Partners to deliver Growth Vision for the organisation. Prior to joining Cairn, Prachur was previously associated with Schlumberger for 18.5 years. Prachur is an electrical engineer from IIT Bombay. His interests include golf and football.

Sessions With Prachur Sah

Thursday, 21 October

  • 05:30pm - 06:00pm (IST) / 21/oct/2021 12:00 pm - 21/oct/2021 12:30 pm

    India's Hydrocarbon Balance: Securing barrels

    Live Stream

    India currently imports about 85% of its crude oil demand. To curb its dependence on imports the Indian government has taken multiple steps to increase upstream investment, including offering open acreage through regular bid rounds. Upstream capex strategies of India’s national oil companies were geared to pursue production growth. In recent years, Indian NOCs also pursued the “go out” strategy through multiple acquisitions globally to diversify supply sources and grow their reserves. What strategies are necessary for India to offset decline in domestic production and reduce import dependence for oil and gas? How can production from mature fields be increased using new state of the art technologies? What changes are necessary in India’s hydrocarbon regulations to attract international investments when many companies are cutting their oil/gas capex? Which countries and regions offer the best opportunities for India to secure its hydrocarbon supply?