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Thursday, Aug 06, 2020


Jul 31, 2020 16:34
Foreign experts and their Indian counterparts were attempting to place the blowout preventer (BOP) stack, weighing nearly 3 tonnes, on the wellhead, when the Athey Wagon, a type of hydraulic lift used to fight oil-field fires consisting of a track-mounted boom with a hook in one end, fell down. read more
Jul 22, 2020 18:26
The gas well located at Baghjan had witnessed a blowout – an uncontrolled release of gas or oil – on May 27 and caught fire on March 9, when two firefighters were killed and destroyed at least 13 adjoining houses. read more
Jul 22, 2020 15:27
The damaged gas well is spewing gas uncontrollably for 56 days since a blowout - an uncontrolled release of gas and oil condensate - took place on May 27. read more
Jul 02, 2020 00:10
Heavy rainfall and flooding have affected work on controlling the fire at Oil India Limited’s (OIL) natural gas well at Baghjan in Tinsukia district. The gas well had a blow out on May 27 and caught fire on June 9 killing two firefighters. read more
Jun 26, 2020 19:11
One person died due to drowning in Dibrugarh on Friday taking the total number of deaths due to floods in this season to 16. read more
Jun 26, 2020 07:28
The number of flood-hit people in Dhemaji, Jorhat, Majuli, Sivasagar and Dibrugarh districts was 38,000 on Wednesday, while the swirling floodwaters entered Lakhimpur, Biswanath, Golaghat and Tinsukia districts, raising the figure to 1.89 lakh on Thursday. read more
Jun 24, 2020 07:39
The 150 metre Bailey bridge will help in delivering water needed to control the fire Baghjan of Assam’s Tinsukia, officials have said read more
Jun 17, 2020 19:22
The gas well in Baghjan, located close to the Dibru-Saikhowa National Park (DSNP) and Maguri Motapung wetland, had a blowout – an uncontrolled release of gas and oil on May 27 and it caught fire two weeks later on June 9. read more
Jun 12, 2020 20:21
Residents of Natun Rongagora village, located 2.5 km from the Baghjan well, which had a blowout on May 27 and caught fire on June 9, are worried their homes could suffer extensive damages if the tremors continue. read more
Jun 12, 2020 04:49
The well caught fire on Tuesday days after the blowout, or leakage of gas and condensate in Assam’s Tinsukia, began on May 27. read more
Jun 11, 2020 06:28
Assam Minister Chandra Mohan Patowary said that 7,000 people have been affected and damage will be compensated. read more
Jun 09, 2020 23:45
As the gas well in Assam caught fire, residents staged a protest close to the site and blamed Oil India Limited (OIL) for failing to control the blowout for two weeks now. read more
Jun 06, 2020 01:14
OIL has decided to provide Rs 30,000 each to the nearly 2,000 families near the well who were evacuated and are staying at four relief camps since the blowout started. read more
Jun 04, 2020 00:41
A blowout is uncontrolled release of crude oil or gas from a well when pressure control systems fail. Condensate is a low density high gravity hydrocarbon generally found along with natural gas. read more
Jun 02, 2020 18:22
Gas and condensate is flowing uncontrollably from an Oil India Limited (OIL) natural gas well in Assam’s Tinsukia district since a blowout a week ago, and officials believe it could take a few more weeks to bring the situation under control. read more