Job Description for the Position of Director (Exploration & Production)

Job Title - Director (Exploration & Production)

Job Objective:

Act as an interface between upstream oil companies and government and take up advocacy role with government on policy issues related to upstream.

Also, coordinate with industry members, governments and various stakeholders and jointly work towards sustainable growth of the upstream oil sector in India.


Major Roles:

• Advocacy pertaining to Upstream Oil Industry
• Policy Analysis and Implementation
• Support international oil equity investment initiatives of Indian Companies

Key Responsibilities:

• Take up the advocacy role with government on behalf of upstream oil companies on policy related issues.
• Coordinate with government, regulatory agencies and other stakeholders in the petroleum industry and facilitate sustainable infrastructure growth in the upstream sector.
• Facilitate global competitiveness of the upstream oil and gas companies.
• Facilitate optimization of resources and integration effort amongst petroleum companies
• Coordinate with member companies for sharing the “Best Practices” in the Industry.
• Associate with the FIPI sub-committees in the relevant areas.
• Provide forums for deliberating issues of common interest to industry members.
• Organize seminars, conferences, training programmes, lectures and publication of technical papers & newsletters and facilitate the same for industry members.
• Enhance revenues through self-sustaining model in areas of knowledge sharing, research, etc.
• Make FIPI work act as a nodal agency for new E&P players entering the Oil & Gas business in India.
• Any other work assigned by DG, FIPI.


i. Setting Strategy
ii. Business Acumen
iii. Executing for Results
iv. Team Orientation
v. Networking / Influencing / Building Relationships


Post Graduate Degree in Geo-Science(s) or a Degree in Engineering with in-depth knowledge of sector specific policies and practices.


Relevant experience of 10 years or more in upstream oil & gas sector in policy and planning in the industry.


Preferred Age: 40 to 50 years. In exceptional cases, FIPI at its discretion may consider relaxation of age.


Although, this is a regular position but initially, the appointment may be for tenure of 5 years, which can be extended for further period as may be decided.


Depending upon qualification & experience, the candidate may be offered CTC in the range of Rs. 30-35 lakh per annum.

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