Petroleum Drilling and Well Engineering Consulting and Advisory Services


BE (Mechanical), MEng (Petroleum)
Independent Consultant
+91 7065 22 44 00
+91 9810 22 44 00

Chadha Consulting, an Independent Consulting firm, based at New Delhi, India, is supported by capable team of Engineers, Professionals, and Associates, from various sub-surface and other domain specializations. The operations and activities are steered and headed by its Proprietor, Praveen Kumar Chadha.


Praveen Kumar Chadha is a Mechanical and Petroleum Engineer, and Specializes in Drilling and Well Engineering. He has over three decades of professional experience, successfully leading, directing, steering, developing and delivering Drilling and Well Engineering activities and solutions, onshore and offshore, India and International, in the upstream Exploration and Production (E&P) sector. He has successfully executed and delivered petroleum wells, from high cost deep depths to shoestring budget shallow wells and well servicing wells, exploration through development wells, simple to smart completions, vertical to horizontal profiles, under variety of pressure regimes, onshore and offshore.

He has previously worked for Petroleum Development Oman (PDO)-SHELL (Oman), Kuwait Oil Company (Kuwait), MB Petroleum Services LLC (Oman), Saipem Drilling (India), Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited (India), among others, with numerous accolades to his credit from all companies. In 2013, he received PDO Well Engineering Director’s award for leading a project to resolve a legacy problem of risk of collisions of wells while drilling directionally.

Working as an Independent Consultant from 2014 onwards, and as a service provider based at New Delhi, India, we provide extensive and ad-hoc Drilling and Well Engineering Consulting and Advisory Solutions and Services to major and minor oil and gas companies, physically and digitally, within and outside India.

Throughout his career, he has been renowned and respected for delivering organizational, technical, and business value under challenging conditions, with an in-depth detail-oriented and solutions-oriented approach.

He has an M.Eng. degree in Petroleum Engineering from the Texas A&M University, College Station, USA, and a B.E. degree in Mechanical Engineering from the National Institute of Technology, Silchar, India.

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