Ashok Belani is executive vice president Schlumberger New Energy, a position he assumed in February 2020. Belani is responsible for the deployment of differentiated technologies and practices to decarbonize E&P operations, and development of new avenues of growth in emerging markets with carbon-neutral technologies. The Schlumberger New Energy organization includes: early ventures for investing in businesses with the potential for new energy technology development; adjacent businesses for leveraging Schlumberger’s expertise in oil and gas through subsurface characterization and drilling activities; and new energy deployments that focus on new domains and associated business opportunities. Prior to his current appointment, Belani served since 2011 as executive vice president Technology, where he was responsible for Schlumberger Research, Engineering, Manufacturing, Technology Lifecycle Management, Software Technology, and Information Technology.
Belani studied electrical engineering in India and holds a graduate degree in petroleum engineering from Stanford University.