Shri E S Ranganathan takes charge as Director (Marketing), GAIL

Shri-E-S-Ranganathan

New Delhi, July 1, 2020: Shri E S Ranganathan today assumed charge as Director (Marketing) of GAIL (India) Limited.

An Instrumentation & Control Engineer from NSS College of Engineering, Palghat in Kerala, Shri Ranganathan is an MBA with specialization in Marketing. He has close to 35 years of rich and diverse experience in Oil & Gas sector, particularly in Project Execution along with Operation & Maintenance of Natural Gas pipelines, Gas Marketing, Business Development and Business Information Systems entailing engineering and planning, process management, scope management, resource management, schedule management, Enterprise Resource Planning, Technology Upgradation, Vendor Management and Quality Assurance.

Prior to his appointment as Director (Marketing), Shri Ranganathan served as Managing Director, Indraprashtha Gas Limited and Executive Director (Corporate O&M), GAIL and was instrumental in commissioning Dahej – Vijaipur, Vijaipur- Dadri and Bawana Nangal Pipeline Projects. A firm believer in leveraging technology for business solutions, Shri Ranganathan played a pioneering role in using technology towards SMART working in the field of O&M and project Management.

As Managing Director, IGL, Shri Ranganathan spearheaded the expansion of operations into Haryana, UP and Rajasthan and also entered in an international foray into New Yangon Project in Myanmar. He is actively involved in various Industry forums in India and overseas, including Member Technical of Fluid Control and Research Institute, Member of Coordination Team of Indian Standards for Metering Design and Construction of Bureau of Indian Standards. He was a consultant to ADB in revamping of Gas Pipeline System in Afghanistan and has also represented the country in Pipeline Operators Forum based in Netherlands.

Shri Ranganathan has been conferred with the Forbes India Leadership Award 2019 for his role in leading IGL. He was also adjudged the winner in star PSU category in Business Standard Annual Awards 2019.

GAIL Director (Finance) reviews Urja Ganga progress, briefs Analysts & Investors on JHBDPL


Durgapur (West Bengal), February 29, 2020: GAIL Director (Finance) Shri A K Tiwari today reviewed project progress of the ‘Pradhan Mantri Urja Ganga’ pipeline project and met Analysts and Investors here to brief them about the project.

23 Analysts and Investors visited various sites of JHBDPL project to have an insight of the physical progress of the project.

Shri Manoj Jain takes charge as Chairman & Managing Director, GAIL


New Delhi, 14 February, 2020: Shri Manoj Jain today assumed charge as Chairman & Managing Director of GAIL (India) Limited. A Mechanical Engineer with an MBA in Operations Management, Shri Jain joined GAIL as a Graduate Engineer Trainee in 1985 and rose through the ranks to his current position. Before his appointment as CMD, Shri Jain was Director (Business Development) of the company.

Shri Jain possesses rich and diverse experience in the areas of Business Development, Projects, O&M, Petrochemicals, Pipeline Integrity Management and Gas Marketing which has allowed him to gain insight and knowledge across multiple business units and functional areas.

As Director (Business Development), he was responsible for building GAIL’s business portfolio in India and abroad, Merger and Acquisition, Petrochemical O&M and Expansion, Exploration & Production, R&D, Start–Up, Health Safety & Environment management, Quality Management, Project Development including feasibility study and investment approval for new pipelines, process plants, renewables, etc.

Shri Jain is also currently Chairman of GAIL Global (USA) Inc. (GGUI), GAIL Global (USA) LNG LLC (GGULL) and Konkan LNG Pvt. Ltd (KLPL).

Earlier, he looked after Gas Marketing activities in his role as Executive Director (Marketing-Gas). Shri Jain also spearheaded the installation and commissioning of the mega-grassroots Petrochemical complex at Lepetkata, Assam, as Chief Operating Officer of Brahmaputra Cracker and Polymer Ltd. (BCPL).

Shri Jain had worked in Operation & Maintenance of Natural Gas pipelines and played a significant role in establishing the National Gas Management Centre (NGMC) and systems and procedures for transmission and marketing of comingled gases.