A daylong conference was held on Thursday 21st August at Hotel Taj Lands in Mumbai. The conference was organized under the guidance of Dr. Parag Diwan the Vice Chancellor of UPES (University of Petroleum and Energy Studies). The main theme of the conference was “Repositioning Oil & Gas Industry as an Attractive Talent Destination”. The main focus of the seminar was to discuss various means and ways of making the O&G industry an attractive sector to work in across HR minded people.
Mr. Sidharath Tuli, Vice President & Head (HR), Hydrocarbon IC. L&T Ltd., was the program director. As many as 8 CEOs participated to deliberate on their perspective of the chosen topic, representing TOTAL Oil India Pvt. Ltd., Kongsberg Oil & Gas Tech. Pvt. Ltd., Emerson Process Management (India) Pvt. Ltd., CGG Services India Pvt. Ltd., Essar Oil Ltd., Reliance Industries Ltd., Mercer India and Gulf Oil Lubricants India Ltd. 15 Speakers representing blue chip o&g companies namely, Shell, L&T, Essar, TechMahindra, GE, BG, and Schlumberger also graced the occasion.
The seminar attracted 150 attendees plus from over 70 companies including senior HR professionals representing major O&G companies, like HPCL, BPCL. Reliance, Schlumberger, Halliburton, Essar Oil, Engineers India and Shell. The entire academic back up support was provided by UPES rest was managed by sponsorship of renowned companies.
Hope this seminar will go a long way in attracting able professionals to join Oil and gas sector and maintain the legacy.