Sagar SamratONGC’s project to convert Sagar Samrat rig into mobile processing unit has missed the deadline again. Rs. 762 crore project was to be completed in May this year which did not happen and the deadline was extended to November 2013. However, revised deadline too was not achieved. Till September this year, only half of the project work was completed. Considering the slow pace of progress, deadline has once again been revised to May 2014.

ONGC had awarded the project to convert Sagar Samrat to the consortium of Mercator and Gulf Piping for $ 153 million in November 2011. The project involved in conversion of mobile offshore drilling unit into a mobile offshore production unit. Incidentally, Sagar Samrat is ONGC’s and also India’s first drilling rig.

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  1. Sadly It is again been delayed in Feb 2017 also, what the hell the progress is this. I dont know whats the problem is. ONGC Being a PSU even after recruiting highly qualified engineers every year, it has not sticked to the target. If we want to be called a superpower India we have to be productive-perfectionist in whatever task we have opted for completion. Thats it from a Citizen Of India. Jai Hind

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