Devarsh Gopal Patel

Devarsh Gopal Patel

10 Years 8 Months Overall Experience
An accomplished energy professional with 10 years of experience in Oil & Gas industry. Worked across different areas in the Energy industry with a proven track record and proficiency in process improvement, project management, stakeholder management, strategic plant operations, safety management & auditing, change management, risk management, digital transformation, sustainability and people management. Having experience in digital projects implementation involving IIoT, AI and SAP (ERP) modules.

Functional Areas



Pandit Deendayal Energy University, Gandhinagar
B.Tech in Petroleum Engineering



Exemplary Performance Award
Production optimization and Process Improvement at ONGC


Best Performer Award
Production Maintenance at ONGC



Spreadsheet Modelling Course
Harvard Business Publishing Education


Certified QHSE Internal Auditor
Standards ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015 and ISO 45001:2018 IPSHEM, ONGC


Certificate in Project Management (CIPM)
International Project Management Association (IPMA)


Supply Chain Management Professional (SCMPro)
CII Institute of Logistics


Lean Six Sigma Green Belt
Henry Harvin



Oil & Natural Gas Corporation Ltd. (ONGC)

1 Year 3 Months

Superintending Engineer, Installation Manager

Jan'22 - Mar'23

  • Led two oil & gas production Installations in Lanwa field as the youngest Installation Manager, consistently achieving oil production more than MoU targets.
  • Collaborated with district authorities and strategically engaged with multiple stakeholders across 15 villages, enabling seamless 24x7 operations of the plants.
  • Implemented the innovative nitrogen squeeze job, revitalizing 12 wells and generating an impressive total oil gain of INR 25 million within a four-month timeframe.
  • Led a team of 22 employees to carry out complete operations of the plant and well monitoring, achieving production of 1200 barrels oil per day from 110 wells.
  • Ensured efficient and effective implementation of various contracts ofthe plant related to well maintenance, equipment services, manpower hiring and digital transformation.
  • Using IoT reduced O&M costs by 10%, by implementing a smart oilfield operation using planning and data analytics for remote well sensing and monitoring.
Oil & Natural Gas Corporation Ltd. (ONGC)

4 Years

Executive Engineer, Production and Safety Manager

Jan'18 - Dec'21

  • Using AI first strategy, implemented the Cyclic Steam Stimulation (CSS) in a well, a first of its kind Enhanced Oil Recovery project in India, leading to oil gain of INR 30 million.
  • Program managed the implementation of paperless office initiative DISHA and SAP, MM, PRA, PM leading to digital transformation across 5 plants.
  • Ensured efficient and effective implementation of 10+ contracts for digital transformation of gas detectors, equipment services and other compliances.
  • Achieved organization’s sustainability goals and also identified new opportunities for reducing the environmental impact with new technologies.
  • Experience in Asset Management by optimizing asset’s health monitoring status with AI/ML capabilities, thus increasing plant efficiencies by 7 to 8%.
  • Achieved a remarkable 40% reduction in oil spillage and environmental lossesdue to line leakages by instigating a chemical dozing system in wells.
  • Spearheaded a change management and achieved a remarkable 50% increase in crude oil production over five years generating an additional INR 280 million annually.
Oil & Natural Gas Corporation Ltd. (ONGC)

4 Years 6 Months

Assistant Executive Engineer, Production

Jun'13 - Dec'17

  • Demonstrated exemplary safety leadership, achieving 1800+ accident-free days in two highly hazardous plants for over 5 years.
  • Implemented a comprehensive QHSE management system incorporating risk assessments and audits, ensuring compliance with all other statutory bodies.
  • Optimized the process of crude oil emulsion heating and separation and achieved an uptime of 95% equipment availability through proactive maintenance strategies.
Essar Oil Ltd.

11 Months

Assistant Manager, Drilling

Jul'12 - May'13

  • Achieved an ambitious target of drilling 20 wells in a period of 6 months as Company-man for an onshore drilling rig
  • Identified resource requirements and ensured timely availability by coordinating with the tool pusher and drilling crew to ensure unhindered operations of the rig.
  • Managed drilling rig contracts and invoicing, coordinated rig movements, procured various drilling equipment and prepared the well-plans.