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Oil India
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

North East  /  Published 30.05.20

CMD to visit site today

Oil India Limited chairman and managing director Sushil Chandra Mishra on Saturday arrived at its Duliajan headquarters and will visit the site at Baghjan on Sunday, where a blowout occurred at an oil...
By Manoj Kumar Ojha in Doomdooma

North East  /  Published 09.06.20

Flames leap from oil well

A massive fire broke out at the Baghjan oil well after an explosion on Tuesday afternoon and spread to nearby areas, burning houses and trees and prompting a second round of exodus after the recent bl...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

India  /  Published 07.06.20

OIL well blowout: Magisterial probe on death of five persons

The Tinsukia district administration on Sunday ordered a magisterial enquiry into the reported death of five persons due to gas leakage from a well of Oil India Ltd (OIL) in Baghjan area of the state ...
By PTI in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 06.06.20

Oil India wants blowout probe

Oil India Ltd on Saturday appealed to the Tinsukia administration to probe the reported death of four persons from a nearby village allegedly because of pollution caused by the May 27 oil well blowout...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati


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