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Oil India
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

Business  /  Published 22.08.20

OIL suffers loss in Q1

Oil India Ltd, the nation’s second-largest state-run oil and gas producer, has logged its second quarterly loss in history in the June quarter of 2020 after crude oil prices slumped to a level l...
By PTI in New Delhi

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

India  /  Published 10.08.20

Second attempt to cap OIL gas well fails

The second attempt to shut Oil India's damaged well at Baghjan in Assam, which has been spewing gas uncontrollably for 76 days, failed on Monday when the iron cable to lift the lid snapped, the PS...
By PTI in

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 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 21.07.20

Blowout: date to fix compensation

The Tinsukia district administration has given a written assurance that the interim financial compensation will be resolved by July 27 to those affected by the May 27 Baghjan gas well blowout. The fo...
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

North East  /  Published 28.06.20

Flood hits Assam, heavy rains forecast

As many as 21 districts and a population of over 4.6 lakh have been affected in the ongoing flood in Assam with water entering Dibrugarh town and coming threateningly close to entering the capital cit...
By Our Special Correspondent in Guwahati


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