Ramanthapuram Offshore Drilling   
Project Code 6000005419
Project Name Ramanthapuram Offshore Drilling
Project Type Capital Project Status Active
Sector Oil & Gas Project Stage Planning
Project Cost Rs. 600.00 Cr.  Project Phase Feasibility Report
NIC Subcode(s) Description
Facility Name Ramanthapuram Offshore Drilling Site Status Planning 
Sector Oil & Gas Main Energy Source Diesel  
Commissioning Date 12-2023  Other Energy Sources  
Address ONGC, Karaikal Asset, Neravy Office Complex, Neravy (PO),
Karaikal, Puducherry
609604, India
Telephone 04368-238890
Fax 04368-238126
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 is planning an offshore exploratory drilling of 6 wells in PBS-1-1 Extn PML in Cauvery basin on the coast of Ramanathapuram district of Tamil Nadu. The approved PML area is around 84.83 sq km having an established reserve base of about 1.5 MMt. An Ultra shallow water jack up rig is proposed to be deployed to undertake drilling in the block. The project is expected to be executed along with another 6 well exploratory project which has to be executed in the same block. The requirements for the project will be drilling rig, cementing services, offshore vessel services and drilling fluid services.

RFQ for hiring an Ultra shallow jack up rig is expected by Q1 2019

Expenditure Approval RFQ Date Release Date Start Date Completion Date Audit Date
2018 Q1:2019 Q1:2019 Q1:2020 Q4:2022 28/Jan/2020
Buy Fuel? Fuel Name Diesel
Name Project Role Designation Company City Phone Audit Date E-mail
Mr.S Kalaimani Owner General Manager Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited Karaikal 9443009610 30/03/2020
Mr.K Baskar Owner General Manager Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited Karaikal 9442500607 30/03/2020