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S. C. Mishra

Oil India Ltd.

Chairman & Managing Director

Shri Sushil Chandra Mishra has taken over as the Chairman and Managing Director of Oil India Limited (OIL), India’s second largest National Exploration & Production Company on 1st October, 2019. The qualifications of Shri S.C.Mishra include BE (Electronics) and MBA (Finance). An accomplished professional with cross-functional domestic and international experience, Shri Mishra has track record of delivering stretched results. He has over 35 Years of experience in Oil India Limited (OIL), a Government of India enterprise & Navratna company, engaged in Exploration, Development, Production and Transportation of Crude Oil and Natural gas. Having started his professional journey as an Executive Trainee with OIL in 1984, Shri Mishra developed deep expertise in commercial matters and played a key role in framing and implementing procurement policies & procedures for inventory management, vendor development, framework agreement and its related strategies. The core experience in operational activities at OIL's Main Producing Area (MPA) in Assam was further complimented while he discharged various responsibilities in diverse functions like ERP, Strategic Planning, E&P Projects, Corporate affairs, managing renewable energy portfolio & business development etc. Shri Mishra acquired significant Board level exposure at corporate office at the time of launch of OIL’s IPO in 2009 and developing the Strategic Plan 2020.

Shri Mishra also holds a unique distinction of achieving OIL’s first ever overseas discovery as operator in Gabon setting a foundation for OIL to carry out extensive exploration & production activities at global landscape for its growth.

Prior to taking over as Chairman & Managing Director, he held the position of Executive Director (Rajasthan Project), Jodhpur and was responsible for successfully implementing India’s first and deepest Cyclic Steam Stimulation (CSS) process - a technology to produce heavy crude oil. Holding the promise of manifold increase in production of heavy-oil from Rajasthan fields, CSS is expected to be game changer vehicle for growth and expansion of OIL's domestic production.

Known for his people skills & quick decision making abilities, Shri Mishra has deep understanding of OIL's culture with proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment.