HINDUSTAN PETROLEUM CORPORATION LIMITED (A Government of India Enterprise) Requires






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(A Government of India Enterprise)




(A Wholly Owned Subsidiary of HPCL)

Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL) with Gross Sales of r1,88,131 Crores and 267th position in the prestigious list of Fortune Global 500 Companies during 2011-12 continues to strive for an impressive growth both in upstream and downstream sectors.

With the vision of being a “World Class Energy Company committed to Excellence”, the Corporation has made a strategic move by forming a Wholly Owned Subsidiary Prize

Petroleum Company Limited (PPCL) as its independent upstream arm. Balancing and

expanding its Exploration & Production (E & P) portfolio in India and focus countries across the world, HPCL has built a strong internal capability by developing state-of-the-art infrastructure and a young competent team. Its upstream arm- PPCL enjoys the Operator status.

In order to make a focused effort in the field of E&P, HPCL is looking for a dynamic, competent and experienced E&P professional with outstanding track record and having 18-20 years of experience in Oil & Gas-Exploration & Production Sector with Geology/ Geophysics background to head its Upstream Technical team.

The details of the position, eligibility criteria etc. are as follows:

1. Position: General Manager – Exploration & Production

Nationality: Indian

Location: New Delhi (Presently)

No. of position(s): 1 (one) - unreserved

Upper Age Limit: 50 years

Age relaxation for reserved category candidates will be as per Presidential Directives i.e. 3 & 5 years for SC/ST and OBC-NC candidates respectively. For PwD candidates additional age relaxation would be provided.

Qualification: Full Time Post Graduation in Geology / Applied Geology / Geophysics / Applied Geophysics and/or Ph.D in Geology / Geophysics with minimum 60% marks in Graduation as well as in Post-Graduation for Gen/OBC-NC (50% for SC/ST/PwD). All the qualifications should be full time regular course/s from a recognized Institute /


University in India / Abroad.

Experience: Minimum 18 years for Ph.D. candidates and Minimum 20 years for Post Graduate Candidates, Out of the above,

at least 10 years of productive experience in various E&P activities viz., integrated seismic data interpretation using latest G&G Software leading to prospect identification, planning & supervision of geophysical and exploratory/development drilling operations, and additionally at least 5 years‟ experience in development of oil and gas fields, including reservoir modeling.



Support CEO in formulation of business goals and the strategy to achieve them. Oversee the formulation and implementation of exploration plans, production schedules and review the progress on operations for all oil & gas blocks. Foster an environment of learning and drive skill development programs for building core technical expertise in the Upstream sector


 Oversee the formulation and implementation of exploration plans, drilling operations production schedules etc. for all oil & gas blocks

 Review progress of exploration programs, field development/redevelopment programs in all the blocks periodically

 Oversee the performance of the drilling operations such as resource allocation, cost control , schedules etc and reporting of well site activities

 Oversee formulation and implementation of Asset Acquisition strategy in line with E&P goals with a periodic review .

 Support identification and evaluation of new opportunities in priority focus areas using business contacts , competitive business information sources,VDR/PDE visits etc.

 Review the geological and geophysical estimations, analysis and the recommendations provided periodically

 Ensure delivery of high-quality interpretation products from teams, including quality control and overall integration of all relevant geoscience studies / results and apply regional understanding to the definition and risking of leads and prospects leading to generation of drillable prospects in different assets.

 Take active participation in formulation of bids for licensing rounds, farm in/acquisition opportunities, negotiation process and finalization of strategic alliances/ Joint Ventures including roles and responsibilities of consortium partners


 Oversee the implementation of recommendations on the proposals to develop, reinvest, abandon or hold the domestic assets

 Oversee the formulation and implementation of risk management strategies in the oil & gas blocks

 Ensure compliance with the prescribed safety, health and environment norms/regulations.

 Facilitate the legal vetting of PSCs, LOAs, contracts/agreements and compliance with all statutory and corporate compliance norms.

 Foster an environment of learning and drive skill development programs for building core technical expertise in the Upstream sector

 Drive initiatives for capability building of geoscientists including development of in-house integrated interpretation / evaluation teams

 Drive initiatives for capability building of drilling/production engineers in the company

 Enable availability of feasible cutting edge technology tools and software programs for various geological/geophysical examinations, data interpretation, well testing, simulations, drilling/production activities etc.


 Thorough understanding of advanced geoscience concepts, to include structural and facies modeling (both clastics and non-clastic reservoirs) and sequence stratigraphic analysis.

 Knowledge of clastic and carbonate depositional systems, tectonics of extensional, compressional and translational basins

 A track record of Basin and Play Fairway analysis, prospect generation (significant seismic interpretation and mapping expertise), volumetric / risking / economics

 Should have been responsible for approval of drilling locations in the previously held position

 Experience in performing risk/uncertainty assessments

 Good understanding of both cased and open hole formation evaluation (including formation testers).

 Exposure to latest seismic data acquisition methods and seismic data processing techniques, Good understanding of seismic attributes

 Understanding / appreciation of various well-site operations including well intervention and simulation.

 Knowledge of well test analysis and reservoir modeling

 Preparation of development plans for oil and gas fields, including pressure maintenance, improved recovery schemes. Should have actively participated in development of at least 1 field with > 50 mmbbl (oil equivalent) reserves

 Leading / participation experience in due diligence process for asset evaluation through VDR or PDR visits

 Ability to quickly integrate data and judge quality opportunities, with a strong business overprint.


 Participative experience in the preparation of Bid Documents

 Exposure to non-seismic techniques like GM, MT, EM etc. and their utility and application in hydrocarbon exploration.

 A fair knowledge of global energy scenario including worldwide exploration activities and cutting edge technologies

 Experience in acquisition of overseas exploration and production blocks


Candidates fulfilling all of the above criteria (based on scrutiny of the application and resume) will be called for personal interview/interaction for assessing their technical/professional competencies and also for assessing their behavioral competencies/ leadership skills. Candidates shortlisted in personal interview will be required to undergo medical examination. Reference for a medical examination does not mean final selection, which may please be noted. The final selection / Offer of Employment will be subject to fulfillment of eligibility criteria w.r.t Academic Qualification, work experience, Age, NOC (from present Employer, in case of candidates working in a Government / Quasi-Government / Public Sector Undertaking), Relieving letter etc. as may be applicable, candidate‟s performance in Personal Interview/ Interaction and being declared as Medically Fit by HPCL designated Physician.

Candidates belonging to reserved categories i.e. SC/ST/OBC-NC & PWD would be assessed under relaxed standards during Personal Interview/Interaction.


Selected candidate will be placed in pay scale mentioned below. Besides basic pay and industrial pattern of DA, other allowances include HRA, Medical facilities, Gratuity, Contributory Provident Fund, LFA, Superannuation Benefits (as per Rules of Scheme applicable from time to time), Performance related pay etc. and other perquisites shall be applicable as per the grade and Corporations rules.

Current pay scale is given below :

Sr. No Position Salary grade Salary Scale (Rs./ Month) CTC (Appx.) Rs in lakhs 1 General Manager „H‟ 51300/- to 73000/- * 18.78 **

** at the minimum of scale

*Candidate selected for the above position will be placed in the salary scale stated above. Higher start may be considered for candidate depending upon his length & quality of experience and also considering performance during the interview. CTC is for candidates


posted in metro cities; and may vary for other locations. CTC includes deferred payments like post-Retirement Benefits.

For candidate joining from other PSUs/ Govt. Organizations, salary protection (Basic + D.A.) would be considered. In addition to CTC, Performance Related Pay and other allowances as applicable to the grade as per policy is also payable.

The postings are currently at New Delhi and the services thereafter are transferable as required by the Corporation to any place in India and Abroad.

How to Apply:

Candidates matching above criteria w.r.t qualification, experience, age etc. can apply online through www.hindustanpetroleum.com OR http://www.prizepetroleum.com. Online submission of the application will be allowed on the website upto 20th February, 2013.

STEP 1: Login to www.hindustanpetroleum.com OR http://www.prizepetroleum.com

and click on Careers section.

STEP 2: Read all the instructions given on the website. STEP 3: Fill in the online form with all the relevant details.

STEP 4: Upload your detailed resume mentioning following details. Name in full,

Date of birth, Gender, E-mail ID,

Education qualification, Work experience details,

Contact details / mailing address, Any other information.

STEP 5: Upload your passport size photograph.

STEP 6: Click SUBMIT. Take a print of the application form and affix passport size photograph (same as the one which is uploaded in online application form) and sign the form in the space provided for the same. Please preserve a copy of this application form to be produced during the selection process.

STEP 7: Various intimations, schedules/dates can be accessed through HPCL & PPCL websites.


We can also be reached at adminrect@hpcl.co.in

Please mention correct and active e-mail ID / contact nos. for various communications. Interview Call letter shall be sent by post/courier/e-mail to the candidate‟s mailing address. Duly signed Interview call letter with photograph affixed on it is required to be produced at the time of Interview.

Neither HPCL nor PPCL will be responsible for any loss of email/call letter sent, due to invalid/wrong email id/wrong postal address/postal delays/loss in transit etc.


 Indian Nationals only need to apply.

Reimbursement of travel fare: It will be limited to Air fare (Economy Class) from the

airport nearest to the address mentioned in the application form to the place of interview Or AC first class rail fare from the station nearest to the address mentioned in the application form to the place of interview, within India. Please note that the date of travel should not be more than 2 days prior or after the date of interviews and reimbursement will be subject to production of original Travel Tickets/ Boarding Pass as proof of journey (both ways)”.

“Modlaities for Overseas Candidates who are shortlisted to appear for interview , shall be communicated in due course depending upon the response rate, interview venue, dates and other modalities, etc.”

 Age and Work experience will be considered as of 20th February, 2013 (i.e. last date for receipt of application)

 All the qualifications should be full time regular course/s from a recognized Institute / University in India / Abroad.

 Depending on the requirement, the corporation reserves the right to cancel/restrict/curtail/enlarge the recruitment process, if need so arises, without any further notice and without assigning any reason thereof.

 Candidates presently employed in Government Departments / PSU‟s / Autonomous Bodies have to produce NOC from their current employer at the time of interview, failing which their candidature will not be entertained.

 Wherever CGPA or Letter Grade is awarded in qualifying degree, its equivalent percentage of marks must be indicated in the application as per norms adopted by University/Institute.

 Request for change of Interview centre shall not be considered. However HPCL/ PPCL reserve the right to cancel or add any centre depending on the response in that



 All the details given in the application will be treated as final and no changes will be entertained.

While applying for above post, the applicant must ensure that he/she fulfills the eligibility and other norms mentioned above, as on the specified dates and the particulars furnished are correct/ complete in all respects. In case it is detected at any stage of recruitment / selection that a candidate does not fulfill the eligibility norms and / or that he/she has furnished any incorrect / false information or has suppressed any material fact(s), his/her candidature will automatically stand cancelled. If any of the above shortcoming(s) is/are detected even after appointment, his/her services are liable to be terminated without any notice.



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