Cairn India names Melody Meyer, Atul Gupta as advisors
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) Hydrocarbons major Cairn India on Monday announced it has appointed oil and gas experts Melody Meyer and Atul Gupta as advisors in a move to gear up to realise its aim of contributing 50 per cent of India’s overall crude production.
“They will provide strategic direction and delivery focus to Cairn India, as the company embarks upon its growth journey of contributing to 50 per cent of India’s overall crude production, through 5 billion barrels of oil equivalent reserves and growing and sustaining production at 300,000 barrels of oil and oil equivalent per day,” Cairn India said in a release here.
Meyer, a US citizen, has 37 years of experience with Chevron Corporation and was the Asia-Pacific President where she was responsible for driving Chevron’s exploration and production (E&P) activities across nine countries in the region.
A British citizen of Indian origin, Gupta has over 36 years of experience and currently advises private equity firms, and is on the boards of a number of upstream oil and gas companies, including Nostrum (Kazakhstan), Seven Energy (Nigeria) and Vetra Energy (Colombia). He has also served as the Managing Director of Hindustan Oil Exploration Company.
Cairn India is a subsidiary of the Anil Agarwal-led natural resources company Vedanta Ltd.