The two shortlisted candidates for BPCL chairmanship are director (marketing), BPCL, S Behuria and director (finance), Ashok Sinha.
For the post of chairman of HPCL, PSEB has shortlisted the name of chairman, IBP Co, SN Mathur and director, BPCL, MP Lal.
Managing director of Numaligarh Refinery (NRL), RK Datta and chief general manager, Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC), AK Mehra have been shortlisted for the post of chairman of OIL.
The shortlisting of these eight candidates have been done from a list of 29 candidates who were earlier in the fray for these four top posts in IOC, HPCL, BPCL and OIL, falling vacant with the incumbents reaching the age of superannuation later this year.
These names have been forwarded by Public Enterprises Selection Board to the petroleum ministry and would now be sent to appointment committee of cabinet after vigilance clearance of each candidate.