Saturday, 18 October 2014

Workshop on Petroleum Exploration

The Postgraduate and Research Department of Geology, V.O.Chidambaram College, Thoothukudi organized a two-day workshop on Petroleum Exploration on 18th and 19th October, 2014. The workshop was sponsored by Association of Petroleum Geologists (APG), Southern Chapter, and Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC), Chennai. The workshop was conducted under the Industry-Academia partnership exclusively for the students of Geology as it will enhance their job opportunities, especially in petroleum industries.

The inauguration of the workshop was presided over by Dr. C. Veerabhu, Principal, V.O.Chidambaram College. B. S. Josyulu, Parton, Association of Petroleum Geologist (APG) delivered the chief guest address. Mr. P. Raja, GGM, Cauvery Basin, ONGC, Chennai, felicitated the gathering.

The technical sessions and training in Petroleum Exploration was conducted by a team of ONGC experts, Mr. P. Raja, Dr. A. K. Gopinath, Dr. B.J. Goswami, Mr. J. Verma.

Dr. G. Manimaran, Head of the Department of Geology, and Convener of the workshop welcomed the gathering and Dr. S.Selvam, Assistant professor and organising secretary of the workshop proposed a vote of thanks.

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