The candidates were shortlisted from out of over four dozen applications received for the top job of India's largest oil and natural gas exploration company, sources said.
Jung was a 1973 batch Madhya Pradesh cadre IAS officer, but he quit the civil service and is now serving as Director of Energy Research in Reliance Industries-funded
Observer Research Foundation.
He is presently posted in London. Other key contenders for the post include R S Butola, Managing Director of ONGC Videsh Ltd and ONGC's acting chairman R S Sharma, who was not confirmed after being selected for the top post.
Besides, ONGC director (exploration) D K Pandey, director (onshore) A K Hazarika, director (HR) A K Balyan and director (technical services) U N Bose are in the fray and so is GAIL director (HR) M R Inglekar.