Shri B. C. Tripathi takes over as GAIL CMD
Shri B. C. Tripathi
takes over as GAIL CMD
New Delhi, August 01, 2009:- Shri B. C. Tripathi
has taken over as Chairman and Managing Director of GAIL
(India) Limited today.
was till now Director (Marketing) of the Company
Shri Tripathi is a Mechanical Engineer.
during its inception in 1984 from ONGC where he
was part of the first team set up as GAIL Cell in 1983.
was one of the initial team members involved in the construction and commissioning of the HVJ pipeline system.
has over 27 years experience in Gas Sector.
has rich experience in all the major operational and core areas of GAIL
, namely, project management, pipeline construction, gas transmission, operations and maintenance and marketing.
was very closely associated with the HVJ pipeline project.
looked after the Operations & Maintenance of the pipeline network in various capacities.
During his tenure as OIC of the pipeline network in UP Region, his major responsibilities included operations & maintenance of pipeline network, Customer Relationship Management etc.
subsequently assumed charge as General Manager (Projects) and later as Executive Director (Projects) wherein he
successfully executed over 3800 km. pipeline projects costing over Rs.
Some of these projects included the Dahej-Vijaipur Pipeline, Dahej-Uran Dabhol Pipeline, and Vishakhapatnam - Secunderabad LPG Pipeline (VSPL).
took over as Director (Marketing) in July 2007.
As Director (Marketing), Shri Tripathi was responsible for marketing GAIL's complete range of products and services in the field of natural gas, including R-LNG, LPG, Propane and other liquid hydrocarbons, Petrochemicals (HDPE and LLDPE) and Bandwidth Leasing in Telecom sector.
has a keen interest in CSR, sports and culture.
has taken over the charge of CMD, GAIL
from Dr. U D Choubey who superannuated from services of GAIL
on July 31, 2009.