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Glossary of Terms

AbbreviationTitle

Accounting
  • ADR American Depository Receipt
  • AS Accounting Standard
  • BDC Base Development Costs
  • CAGR Compounded Annual Growth Rate
  • CIESOP Cairn India Employee Stock Option Plan
  • CIPOP Cairn India Performance Option Plan
  • CISMP Cairn India Senior Management Plan
  • CY Calendar Year
  • EPS Earnings per share
  • ESOP Employee Stock Option Plan
  • FBT Fringe Benefit Tax
  • FY Financial Year
  • GDR Global Depository Receipt
  • H1 First Half
  • ICAI Institute of Chartered Accountants of India
  • IFC International Finance Corporation
  • IFRS International Financial Reporting Standards
  • INR Indian Rupees
  • LIBOR London Inter Bank Offered Rate
  • MAT Minimum Alternate Tax
  • PTRR Post Tax Rate of Return
  • Q3 Third Quarter
  • USD United States Dollar
Corporate
  • AGM Annual General Meeting
  • Board The Board of Directors of Cairn India Limited
  • BSE Bombay Stock Exchange Ltd
  • Cairn Cairn India Limited and its subsidiaries
  • CEIL or CEIPL Cairn Energy India Pty Limited
  • CIG Cairn India Group
  • CIHL Cairn India Holdings Limited
  • Company Cairn India Limited
  • DGH Director General of Hydrocarbons
  • EGM Extraordinary General Meeting
  • FDP Field Development Plan
  • GDP Gross Domestic Product
  • GoI Government of India
  • IP Institutional Plan
  • IPO Initial Public Offering
  • ISIN International Securities Identifying Number
  • ITC Item Code No.
  • LTIP Long Term Incentive Plans
  • MoPNG Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas
  • MPT Mangala Processing Terminal
  • NELP New Exploration Licensing Policy
  • NRI Non Resident Indian
  • NSE National Stock Exchange of India Limited
  • ONGC Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited
  • OPEC Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries
  • PICL PETRONAS International Corporation Ltd
  • PRA Production Resources Agreement
  • PSC Production Sharing Contract
  • PSU Public Sector Undertaking
  • RoU Right of Use
  • SEBI Securities and Exchange Board of India
  • SIPD Shell India Production Development B.V.
Corporate Responsibility
  • CEDPA Centre for Development and Population Activities
  • CSR Corporate Social Responsibility
  • EC Enterprise Centre
  • MCX Multi Commodity Exchange
  • MDG Millennium Development Goals
  • NGO Non Government Organisation
  • NGRI National Geophysical Research Centre
  • UNDP United Nations Development Programme
Technical
  • 1P Proved
  • 2P Proved plus Probable
  • 3D 3 Dimensional
  • 3P Proved plus Probable and Possible
  • AGI Above Ground Installation
  • API American Petroleum Institute
  • ASP Alkali Surfactant Polymer
  • boepd barrels of oil equivalent per day
  • bopd barrels of oil per day
  • bscf billion standard cubic feet
  • CO2 Carbon Dioxide
  • E & P Exploration and Production
  • EOR Enhanced Oil Recovery
  • GBA Gas Balancing Agreement
  • GHG Green House Gas
  • GIIP Gross Intial In Place
  • HDPE High Density Polyethylene
  • HPSV High Power Sodium Vapour
  • HSE Health, Safety and Environment
  • ISO International Organisation for Standardization
  • JIP Joint Industry Project
  • Km Kilometre
  • LTIFR Lost Time Injury Frequency Rate
  • MARS Mangala, Aishwariya, Raageshwari and Saraswati
  • MBA Mangala, Bhagyam and Aishwariya
  • mmbbls million barrels
  • mmboe million barrels of oil equivalent
  • mmscfd million standard cubic feet of gas per day
  • mmstb million stock tank barrels
  • MW Mega Watt
  • pigs pipeline inspection gauges
  • PDC Polycrystalline Diamond Compact
  • PE Polyethylene
  • PUF Polyurethane Foam
  • PWRI Produced Water Re Injection
  • OHSAS Occupational Health & Safety Advisory Services
  • SEHMS Skin Effect Heat Management System
  • STOIIP Stock Tank Oil Initially in Place
  • TRCFR Total Recordable Case Frequency Rate
  • Km2 Square Kilometre
  • CO2 Carbon Dioxide
  • 0C Celcius