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Oil Well Blowout
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 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

Opinion  /  Published 31.07.20

Doomsday is here: Eco-calamities ravaging India

In May, styrene, a gas which affects the central nervous system and can even cause cancer, leaked from a factory in Visakhapatnam. Eleven people died while hundreds had to be evacuated in the wee hour...
By Tiasa Adhya in

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 08.06.20

Capping first bid by Indians

Oil India and ONGC personnel will take the first shot at capping the May 27 oil well blowout in upper Assam despite the arrival of three experts from Singapore who reached Duliajan, Oil India’s fiel...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

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


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