Prabhat Singh

Petronet LNG Ltd.

Managing Director & CEO

Shri Prabhat Singh has served as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Petronet LNG Ltd., since September 2015. Previously, Mr. Singh was Director of Marketing of GAIL (India) Ltd., India’s largest state-owned natural gas company. He also served as Chairman of Ratnagiri Gas and Power Private Ltd., and Chairman of GAIL Global Singapore Pte Ltd., a global trading arm of GAIL based in Singapore that is managing India’s pioneering efforts toward global LNG business. With over three decades of experience in the hydrocarbon industry, Mr. Singh has been instrumental in putting India on the world gas map. One of his most noteworthy achievements has been the construction of the world’s longest exclusive LPG pipeline from Jamnagar to Loni. The project was recognized by the Asian Development Bank as the "Best Managed Project" of the year. Mr. Singh was also instrumental in ushering in the "Open Access Common Carrier Principle" in India, and he is one of the core contributors to the concept of gas pooling for the power and fertilizer sectors. An engineering graduate from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kanpur, he has held leadership positions in diverse areas of the hydrocarbon industry, including project planning, execution, and management; exploration and production; training and organizational reforms; and business development marketing. Mr. Singh has successfully negotiated various international contracts and has been a member of the governing body of the Rajeev Gandhi Institute of Petroleum and Technology, Raibareily. His alma mater—IIT, Kanpur— honored him with a “Distinguished Alumnus Award” for his professional excellence, and Times Ascent, a weekly supplement of The Times of India, presented him with a “CEO with HR Orientation Award.

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