Shri B. C. Tripathi
Chairman & Managing Director
Shri Bhuwan Chandra Tripathi is .Chairman and Managing Director since August 1, 2009 and has been a member of the company’s Board of Directors since July 2007. Under his leadership and sustained efforts, GAIL ranks amongst the Top 10 international LNG portfolio players and also stands elevated to the stature of a ‘Maharatna’ public sector enterprise.
GAIL has strengthened its core businesses across natural gas midstream and downstream chains during the last decade by doubling gas transmission capacity, tripling petrochemicals marketable portfolio and has also forayed into newer game-changing opportunities by securing over 8.0 MTPA long-term LNG from diversified geographies, spread on multiple indexes for supporting India’s energy security. In sync with the LNG strategy, GAIL commissioned the beleaguered Dabhol Regas terminal as an owners’ engineer and expanded into chartering LNG ships for ensuring a complete play in the LNG trading cycle. In recognition to his pioneering initiatives for transforming GAIL into being a significant player in the international LNG and NG markets, Shri Tripathi was awarded as “Best LNG Executive” at the 14th CWC Summit, Paris.
A Mechanical Engineer from MNNIT, Allahabad, Shri Tripathi has been leading multi-billion dollar infrastructure projects and ardently supporting the Government and stakeholders based on his 35 years of rich experience and consensus-based decision making approach in shaping energy policies and regulations for the natural gas value chain.