West Godavari Exploratory Drilling Project   
Project Code 6000005093
Project Name West Godavari Exploratory Drilling Project
Project Type Capital Project Status Active
Sector Oil & Gas Project Stage Planning
Project Cost Rs. 217.00 Cr.  Project Phase Clearances
NIC Subcode(s) Description
06202 Onshore Extraction Of Natural Gas
06102 Onshore Extraction Of Crude Petroleum
Facility Name Bhimavaram West Godavari EPS Status Planning 
Sector Oil & Gas Main Energy Source Natural Gas  
Commissioning Date 06-2019  Other Energy Sources  
Address ONGC, Godavari Bhavan, Base Complex,
Rajahmundry, Andhra Pradesh
533106, India
Telephone 0883-2431570
Fax 0883-2427788
Owner Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited Website http://www.ongcindia.com/
Operator Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited Website http://www.ongcindia.com/

Oil And Natural Gas Corporation Limited (ONGC) is planning development drilling of 5 shale gas and oil wells in West Godavari, Bantumilli Extn, Suryaraopeta, Mahadeva Patnam and Mandapeta PML Blocks of Andhra Pradesh. The wells are expected to be drilled up to a depth of 4000 meters. It has not been decided as of now whether the rigs will be company sponsored or third party rigs will be deployed. RFQs are expected fo hydrofacturing work. The equipment required will be Hydrofracturing Equipment, Proppant, Casing pipes, Drilling pipes, Blow out preventer, Cementing services, Drilling fluid services and other oilfield chemicals. An EIA consultant has been already hired for the project.

RFQ for the hydrofracturing and other equipment and oilfield chemicals is expected by Q3, 2018.

Expenditure Approval RFQ Date Release Date Start Date Completion Date Audit Date
Q2:2018 Q3:2018 Q3:2018 Q4:2018 Q4:2020 19/Jun/2019
Buy Fuel? Fuel Name Diesel
Name Project Role Designation Company City Phone Audit Date E-mail
Dr.J S Sharma Owner General manager Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited New Delhi* 011 - 22406672 22/01/2020 CHEC_EC_MOEFCC@ongc.co.in
Mr.Hem Lal Patel Owner General Manager Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited Rajahmundry 9490168532 28/11/2019
Mr.Braja Kishore Mohanty Owner General Manager Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited Rajahmundry 9490168572 22/01/2020

Engineering Services
  • Civil
  • Electrical
  • Mechanical
Contracting Services
  • Civil
  • Electrical
  • Mechanical