Oil India
North East  /  Published 05.06.20

Assam oil well blowout unchecked

Oil India Limited on Friday announced an immediate financial relief of Rs 30,000 for each family affected by the May 27 oil well blowout, which continued to spout crude and natural gas at Baghjan in A...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 04.06.20

Assam oil well blowout wrecks life

Hundreds affected by an oil well blowout in Assam, which has devastated local tea gardens and water bodies, demonstrated on Thursday afternoon seeking Rs 5,000 a day per family till the problem was fi...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 02.06.20

Foreign experts to douse well blowout

Oil India Limited (OIL) will fly in experts from Singapore by Wednesday night to cap a well blowout at Baghjan in Assam’s Tinsukia district.Experts of the Singapore-based firm, Alert Disaster Contro...
By Umanand Jaiswal 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 30.05.20

Oil blowout threatens survival of villagers

Villagers of Baghjan, which was hit by an explosion in a nearby Oil India Limited well on Wednesday morning, on Saturday said their survival was at stake if chemicals continue to leak from the well in...
By Manoj Kumar Ojha in Doomdooma

North East  /  Published 27.05.20

Explosion at Oil India Limited well in Tinsukia

A massive explosion took place at the production well of Baghjan 5 under Baghjan oil field of Oil India Ltd (OIL) in Tinsukia on Wednesday at 10.30am when operational work was on. A tree on the top of...
By Avik Chakraborty in Dibrugarh

Business  /  Published 26.04.20

Self-certification of oil discovery allowed

The government has simplified procedures for oil and gas exploration and production by providing for self-certification for a host of compliance, such as discovery notification and deemed consent for ...
By PTI in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 31.03.20

Move to slash gas rates by 26%

Domestic natural gas prices were cut by a steep 26 per cent, the lowest since the formula-driven pricing was introduced in 2014. The cut will dent the revenues of producers such as ONGC and Oil India,...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 10.03.20

Oil India to pitch for Numaligarh Refinery control

State-owned explorer Oil India is likely to pitch for full control of the Numaligarh Refinery now that the Assam government has increased its stake to 26 per cent as part of the strategic sale of BPC...
By R. Suryamurthy in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 23.02.20

Gas prices may be cut by 25%

Natural gas prices in India are likely to be cut by a steep 25 per cent beginning April, in line with the slump in global rates, sources said. The price of most of the natural gas produced by state-ow...
By PTI in New Delhi


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