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Energy Minerals

Oil & Natural Gas Corp. Ltd.

  • 183.00 INR
  • -0.15
  • -0.08%
  • India
    Apr 19, 2018
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Company Background

India's largest publicly controlled company, Oil and Natural Gas Corp. is more than two-thirds owned by the Indian government. Wholly owned subsidiary ONGC Videsh is the country's largest international oil and gas exploration and production company and has projects in 16 countries.

The foundations of the company were laid in 1955 under India's first prime minister, Jawaharlal Nehru, with the government treating oil and gas as a strategic sector for the country's industrial development and national defense. ONGC is a leader in India's oil and gas industry, producing 70% of the country's total crude oil and around half of its natural gas. It has established more than 7 billion tons of confirmed hydrocarbon reserves in the country, with six out of seven producing basins in India having been discovered by the company.

Dinesh K. Sarraf is chairman and managing director of ONGC, which is under the administrative control of the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas. Sarraf has more than 30 years of experience in the oil and gas industry, having started his career with Oil India. He joined ONGC in 1991 and has filled various key posts, including finance director and managing director of ONGC Videsh before being elevated by the government to his current position in March 2014. He is credited with reviving ONGC Videsh, which suffered huge losses after the purchase of Russia-focused Imperial Energy in 2009.

Business Summary

Oil & Natural Gas Corp. Ltd. engages in the business of exploration and production of oil, natural gas and liquefied petroleum gas. The company also focuses on related business areas like processing of crude oil and natural gas; oil field services, transportation of the oil and natural gas, production of value added products such as LPG, naphtha, superior kerosene oil, ATF, C2-C3, refining, petrochemicals, power, unconventional and alternate sources of energy. It operates through two segments: Exploration & Production and Refining. Oil & Natural Gas was founded on August 14, 1956 and is headquartered in New Delhi, India.

Financial Highlights

Mar 2017 INRUSD
Gross Profit453,290.66M6,759.77M
Operating income279,811.72M4,172.74M
Income before tax310,400.76M4,628.90M
Net income204,978.73M3,056.78M
Diluted EPS15.970.23
Dividends Per Share6.050.09
Total Assets4,256.24B65,546.29M
Total liabilities1,995.48B30,730.52M
Total equity2,211.89B34,063.21M
Operating cash flow386,902.01M5,769.74M
Currency in INRCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Mar 2013Mar 2014Mar 2015Mar 2016Mar 2017
Revenue 1,612.14B 1,733.81B 1,598.35B 1,237.83B 1,255.94B
Gross Profit 641,674.04M 614,377.78M 552,568.60M 476,085.13M 453,290.66M
Operating income 430,993.83M 408,773.72M 352,732.36M 288,021.72M 279,811.72M
Income before tax 367,421.65M 394,134.06M 273,703.65M 200,522.49M 310,400.76M
Net income 242,196.44M 265,065.33M 183,335.20M 128,752.12M 204,978.73M
EBITDA 549,678.12M 571,396.50M 527,408.16M 469,186M 477,452.76M
Diluted EPS 18.87 20.65 14.28 10.03 15.97
Dividends Per Share 6.33 6.33 6.33 5.66 6.05
Total Assets 2,924.56B 3,542.97B 3,586.07B 3,870.30B 4,256.24B
Total liabilities 1,379.82B 1,792.33B 1,756.80B 1,865.64B 1,995.48B
Total equity 1,525.25B 1,721.46B 1,804.51B 1,978.13B 2,211.89B
Operating cash flow 479,362.56M 560,614.96M 345,416.04M 478,111.35M 386,902.01M
 Mar 2013Mar 2014Mar 2015Mar 2016Mar 2017
Revenue 29,621.14M 28,689.24M 26,140.98M 18,906.73M 18,729.54M
Gross Profit 11,789.96M 10,166.05M 9,037.24M 7,271.71M 6,759.77M
Operating income 7,918.97M 6,763.94M 5,768.93M 4,399.23M 4,172.74M
Income before tax 6,750.91M 6,521.70M 4,476.41M 3,062.77M 4,628.90M
Net income 4,450.05M 4,386.01M 2,998.44M 1,966.55M 3,056.78M
EBITDA 10,099.65M 9,454.84M 8,625.74M 7,166.33M 7,120.09M
Diluted EPS 0.34 0.34 0.23 0.15 0.23
Dividends Per Share 0.11 0.10 0.10 0.08 0.09
Total Assets 53,809.92M 59,323.93M 57,302.71M 58,443.95M 65,546.29M
Total liabilities 25,387.71M 30,011.10M 28,072.30M 28,172.33M 30,730.52M
Total equity 28,063.52M 28,824.44M 28,834.77M 29,871.06M 34,063.21M
Operating cash flow 8,807.69M 9,276.44M 5,649.27M 7,302.66M 5,769.74M

Valuation Measures

Mar 2017
Operating margin22.27%
Profit margin16.32%

Key executives

  • Chairman & Managing Director: Shashi Shanker
  • Chief Financial Officer: Subhash Kumar
  • Co-Secretary & Compliance Officer: M. E. V. Selvamm
  • Executive Director & Director-Human Resources: Desh Deepak Misra
  • Executive Director & Offshore Director: Tapas Kumar Sengupta


  • Government of India (67.7%)
  • Life Insurance Corp. of India (9.2%)
  • Indian Oil Corp. Ltd. (7.6%)
  • GAIL (India) Ltd. (2.4%)
  • ICICI Prudential Asset Management Co. Ltd. (1.0%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc. (0.7%)
  • Reliance Nippon Life Asset Management Ltd. (Invt Mgmt) (0.5%)
  • ICICI Prudential Life Insurance Co. Ltd. (Invt Port) (0.5%)
  • Norges Bank Investment Management (0.4%)
  • BlackRock Fund Advisors (0.3%)

Contact Details

  • Website:
  • Address: Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhayay Urja Bha, 5-A Nelson Mandela Marg, New Delhi, 110070, India
  • Phone: +91.11.26754002

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Last Updated on 19 Apr, 2018

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