Dulal Halder

Vice President, Business Development,
ONGC Videsh

Mr. Dulal Halder serves as Vice President (Business Development) of ONGC Videsh, New Delhi. During his 23 years of professional career, Mr. Halder has gained diverse experience in technical, commercial, business development, project management and strategic planning. Mr. Halder has been an integral core member of business development endeavors of ONGC Videsh from the very start of its global expansion and transition from a single asset company to owning 37 assets in 17 countries. He was directly responsible for M&A ventures in Sudan, South Sudan, Russia, Cuba, Ecuador, Angola, Equatorial Guinea, Nigeria, Sao Tome Principe, Gabon, Qatar, UAE, Malaysia, New Zealand and Canada. He specializes in technical, financial and legal due diligence, economic evaluation, risk analysis, negotiating SPA & SHAs, navigating condition precedents and deal completion. He has rich experience of working with the world’s top-tier investment bankers, corporate law firms and petroleum consultants in leading multiple cross border transactions to successful closing.

Mr. Halder served as ONGC Videsh’s Country Manager in Nigeria and lived in Lagos during 2007 to 2010 with responsibilities of negotiating PSCs and managing JV operations during exploratory drilling on behalf of ONGC Videsh and its partners Mittal Investments Sarl and TOTAL E&P.

Mr. Halder has written a number of resource papers on hydrocarbon energy security of India and has been part of Indian delegation at major energy summits like IEF, NOC Conferences, IHS CERA Week and World Petroleum Congress.

He is a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers, USA and holds a first class Bachelor Degree in Petroleum Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology (ISM) Dhanbad and MBA from Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai University.


United Kingdom

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