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Awards presented at Petrotech- 2016

The Union Finance and Corporate Affairs Minister Sh Arun Jaitley today presented the Petrotech-2016 awards in New Delhi. The Minister of State (I/C) for Petroleum and Natural Gas Shri Dharmendra Pradhan was also present on the occasion. The winners of the awards were:

-- Lifetime Achievement Award in Upstream: Dr Avinash Chandra, Former DG, DGH
-- Lifetime Achievement Award in Downstream: Sh P.S. Teckchandani, Swan Energy Ltd
-- Lifetime Achievement Award in Midstream: Dr C R Prasad, Former CMD, GAIL India Ltd
-- Lifetime Achievement Award in R&D: Dr Paul Ratnasamy, Chief Scientific Officer, Alphajet Inc
-- Lifetime Achievement Award International: Mr Igor Ivanovich Sechin, CEO, Rosneft
-- Outstanding Diplomatic contribution to Hydrocarbon sector: Mr P.S. Raghavan, Head, National Security Advisory Board
-- Rising Star Award for Start-ups in Hydrocarbon sector: Planys Tech Pvt Ltd
-- Special award for business Associate (Sahyogi): L&T Hydrocarbon Engineering
-- Women in Hydrocarbon sector: Ms Sukla Mistry and Ms Jayalakshmi Nair
-- Best innovator in hydrocarbon sector: Mr Rengarajan Sadagopan, BPCL
-- Best project Management team: HPCL and BPCL
-- Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility (Corporate): Cairn India Ltd
-- Special Technology Award- Greening of oil and gas business: ONGC Ltd

It was also announced that Petrofed and Petrotech Society will be merged and next Petrotech will be organised by the new entity “ Federation of Indian Petroleum Industry”.