Mr. Sanjiv Singh, as Chairman of IndianOil, leads India's largest commercial enterprise and the highest-ranked
Fortune 'Global 500' integrated energy major, with a sales turnover
of over US$ 65 Billion, accounting for nearly half of India's petroleum
products consumption and the largest refiner of the country with 11 out
of 23 refineries in India.
As Chairman of the Board, Mr Singh also heads
Chennai Petroleum Corporation Ltd, a stand-alone subsidiary refinery
of IndianOil with two refineries,
Hindustan Urvarak & Rasayan Ltd., a joint venture to set up 3 world-scale
fertiliser plants, and IOT Infrastructure & Energy devices Ltd., a joint
venture engaged in providing terminalling devices.
A highly respected voice in the hydrocarbons sector, Mr. Singh also
holds the position of Vice-President of World LPG Association, the global
authoritative voice representing the LPG industry value chain.
Mr Singh is also Chairman of Ratnagiri Refinery & Petrochemicals Ltd.,
a joint venture of Indian Oil Corporation Limited, Bharat Petroleum Corporation
Limited and Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd, to set up a 60 MMTPA
(~1.2 mbpd) refinery & petrochemicals complex on the West coast of India,
which will help realise India's vision of emerging as a 'refining hub'
in South Asia.
As member of national think tanks and bodies of the Ministry of Petroleum
& Natural Gas, Govt of India, like the Centre for High Technology, Petroleum
Conversation Research Association, Central Pollution Control Board and
the prestigious Scientific Advisory Committee, his views are sought for
A chemical engineer from IIT-Roorkee, Mr. Sanjiv Singh joined IndianOil
in 1981 and has served the Corporation for over 35 years. Prior to taking
over as Chairman, Mr. Singh was holding the post of Director (Refineries)
at IndianOil, heading its entire refineries & petrochemicals value chain
comprising nine refineries and petrochemicals complexes in different
parts of the country.
An ardent champion of clean & green fuels, Mr. Singh has spearheaded
India's LPG transformation programme, including
Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana & Smokeless Villages. Having guided
the on-schedule rollout of BS-IV green fuels across the country in 2017,
Mr. Singh has set a frenetic pace for IndianOil to meet the tough deadline
of introducing superior BS-VI grade fuels in phases by April 2020.
Under his stewardship, capital investment projects of about US$ 15 Billion
are in full swing, including various brownfield capacity expansions and
modernisation of refineries & petrochemical complexes; extension of pipeline
networks; upgradation/automation of 26000+ fuel stations, bulk storage
terminals and LPG bottling plants; scaling up of aviation fuelling business;
acquisition of oil & gas assets; expansion of overseas business; and
diversification of IndianOil's energy portfolio into renewable energy,
including waste-to-fuel and waste-to-power projects.
Acknowledging his sterling contribution in the hydrocarbons space, Mr.
Singh was felicitated with the Fellowship Award-2016 by the Centre for
Excellence in Project Management (CEPM) for setting international benchmarks
in project execution. He has also been conferred the Award for outstanding
contribution to the field of fuel science by the Central Institute of
Mining and Fuel Research.
Mr. Sanjiv Singh is a keen proponent of future-preparedness; he considers
high-performance teams to be the key for organisational success. A charismatic
leader, he brings out the best in both individuals and teams. Under his
inspirational leadership, the year 2018 is being celebrated as the
Year of Trust at IndianOil to strengthen the trust element across
the business chain in order to exceed the expectations of its billion-plus
Other positions held:
- Chairman, Chennai Petroleum Corporation Ltd.
- Chairman, Ratnagiri Refinery & Petrochemicals Ltd.
- Chairman, Hindustan Urvarak and Rasayan Ltd.
- Chairman, IOT Infrastructure & Energy Services Ltd.
- Vice President, Paris-based World LPG Association
- Member, Governing Council of Petroleum Conservation Research
- Member, Governing Council of Centre for High Technology (MoPNG,
- Member, Scientific Advisory Committee of MoP&NG
- Co-Chairman, Federation of Indian Petroleum Industry
- Chairman, Hydrocarbons Skill Sector Council
- Member, Board of The IndianOil Foundation
- Former Member, Central Pollution Control Board
- Expert consultancy to Centre for High Technology (CHT) &
Nigeria National Petroleum Company (NNPC), Nigeria.
- Elected as FCC panelist on American Fuel & Petrochemicals
Manufacturers (AFPM) Q&A Technology Forum 2015
- Presented a paper on 'Outlook in India - Insights into its
refinery-driven demand' at the 32nd Asia Pacific Petroleum
Conference (APPEC 2016), the leading Oil & Gas Conference
in the Pan-Asian Region, held at Singapore in September
- Presented a paper on 'Challenges in Indian Oil Refining'
at the 7th Refining R&D Panel Meet organised by UOP at
Bali, Indonesia, in August 2016.
- Award for outstanding contribution to the field of fuel science
conferred at the International Conference on 'NexGen
Technologies' for Mining and Fuel Industries hosted by
CSIR-Central Institute of Mining and Fuel Research.
- Fellowship Award-2016 of the Centre for Excellence in Project
Management (CEPM) for conceiving new projects and leading
teams towards smooth and expeditious implementation of
mega projects across IndianOil refinery locations.