02 September 2008

Reji Abraham - Fobs - The World's Indian Billionaires

#605 Reji Abraham

Age: 41

Fortune: inherited

Source: offshore drilling

Net Worth: $2.0 bil

Country Of Citizenship: India

Residence: Chennai , India.

Industry: Oil/Gas

Marital Status: married,

Education: NA

Runs Aban Offshore, India's largest offshore drilling services firm. Business was started by his late father M.A. Abraham, an engineer who worked for oil services group, Saipem, before striking out on his own. The older Abraham set up a small construction firm in 1986 that built pipelines for oil refineries and fertilizer plants. He also latched on to offshore oil drilling services, catering to the state-owned Oil & Natural Gas Commission (ONGC).

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