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Baghjan Oil Well
North East  /  Published 13.09.20

Baghjan fire doused by gas diversion

A senior Oil India official told The Telegraph that the successful diversion has resulted in the substantial fall in pressure at the well head from 4,500 PSI (pound per square inch) to about 2,000 PSI...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 31.08.20

Baghjan blowout-hit at NGT door for cash

A four-member delegation from Baghjan in Assam has met Justice (retired) B.P. Katakey, who heads the National Green Tribunal committee examining issues related to the gas well blowout, to ensure early...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 18.08.20

Bid to ‘kill’ Baghjan gas well fails

Hope turned into despair for both Oil India Limited’s field personnel and the blowout-hit as the operation to kill the Baghjan gas well failed on Tuesday afternoon. OIL suffered another blow as...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 17.08.20

OIL caps Baghjan gas well blowout

Oil India Limited managed to cap the May 27 Baghjan gas well blowout on Monday afternoon after 83 days and two unsuccessful attempts. “We have managed to place the blowout preventer on the well...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 06.08.20

Oil blowout noise inducing trauma

A youth organisation representing blowout-hit people at Baghjan in Assam has apprised the National Green Tribunal that the affected are experiencing “extreme mental agony and physical discomfort...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 31.07.20

Baghjan residents join green protest

Residents of Baghjan in Upper Assam, affected by the May 27 gas well blowout, have joined the chorus against the draft Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) Notification, 2020, saying the proposed chang...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 23.07.20

Blowout: 3 experts injured

Three of the six foreign experts involved in the operations to cap the May 27 gas well blowout at Baghjan in Upper Assam’s Tinsukia district “suffered minor burn injuries” at the sit...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 15.07.20

Blowout: on-site stir continues

Manufacturing of tea has been affected in at least 50 gardens in Upper Assam’s Tinsukia and Dibrugarh districts because of erratic supply of gas and disruption in supply of gas to their factorie...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 08.07.20

Protests at blowout site in Baghjan

Protests resumed at Baghjan in Assam, the site of the May 27 gas well blowout, on Tuesday after talks on compensation between the local residents and the Tinsukia district administration failed to mak...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 30.06.20

Fish die near blowout site

The mixing of condensate with floodwaters in a wetland close to the site of an Oil India gas well blowout at Baghjan in Tinsukia district of Assam has killed fish in large numbers, a forest official s...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati


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