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Hindustan Times
A month on, Assam gas well continues to blaze; likely to be doused by July 15
A month on, Assam gas well continues to blaze; likely to be doused by July 15 The well at OIL’s Baghjan oil field in Assam had a blow out - uncontrolled release of gas and oil condensate - on May 27 during a work over operation and caught fire on June 9, ...
 Hindustan Times16 hours ago
OIL lone bidder for 2 oilfields in Assam
Amidst the continuous struggle to contain the fire at the Baghjan well, allocation of oil and natural gas fields has come in favour of Oil India Ltd (OIL), as the oil major is in the driving seat to own drilling and production rights of two potential ...
 Asssam Tribune6 days ago
Efforts Continue to Douse Baghjan Gas Well Fire in Assam's Tinsukia
The Oil India Limited (OIL) said the debris clearance activity with continuous spraying/jacketing of water in the well plinth or debris is underway since Thursday morning.
 News181 week ago
Assam fire: NGT defers deposit of Rs 25 crore fine by OIL
Fri, Jul 3 2020 06:01:32 PM New Delhi, Jul 3 (IANS): The National Green Tribunal has deferred its direction for deposition of Rs 25 crore interim fine by the Oil India Ltd, following the gas well leakage and fire in Assam, till the actual amount and its ...
 Daiji World6 days ago
Efforts to Douse Blaze at Oil India's Baghjan Gas Well in Assam Hampered Due to Flooding
Although the preparation work at the main well site was completely hit, some civil works were carried out during the day for creating passages to it, the company said in a statement.
 News181 week ago
Rain, flood hamper Assam oil well fire dousing, capping efforts
Heavy rain and subsequent flood continued to hinder operations to put out the fire and cap a leaking oil well in eastern Assam's Baghjan, officials said on Monday. Natural gas from Oil India Limited's (OIL) oil well had begun leaking more than a month ago ...
 Daiji World1 week ago
Times of India
Rains force OIL to suspend blowout control operations
Oil India Limited (OIL) on Saturday had to suspend their operations to kill the well that has been spewing natural gas since the blowout as incessant rains for the last 72 hours flooded the entire area.
 Times of India1 week ago
NDTV
No Oil Flow From Assam's Baghjan Gas Well Site To Water Bodies: Oil India
PSU major Oil India Limited on Friday said that no oil is flowing into water bodies from a gas well in Assam's Baghjan following a blowout last month, as claimed in a video clip which has gone viral on social media. Floodwaters have entered the gas well fire ...
 NDTV1 week ago
Baghjan field blowout: NGT directs Oil India to deposit ₹23 crore as initial damages
The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has ordered Oil India Ltd (OIL) to deposit ₹25 crore with the Tinsukia District Magistrate as an initial payout fo
 Hindu Business Line2 weeks ago
NDTV
Assam Fire: Oil India To Pay Interim Fine Of Rs 25 Crore To Green Court
The National Green Tribunal has imposed an interim penalty of Rs 25 crore on PSU major Oil India over its failure to stop fire in Assam's Baghjan oil well resulting in damage to the environment. Well number 5 at Baghjan in Tinsukia district, has been spewing ...
 NDTV2 weeks ago
Baghjan fire: NGT imposes Rs 25 crore fine on Oil India Ltd
The National Green Tribunal on Thursday imposed a heavy fine of Rs 25 crore on Oil India Ltd for causing damage to the environment, humans and wildlife, over its failure to stop the fire at its oil well in Assam's Baghjan. Enormous volume of inflammable ...
 Daiji World2 weeks ago
Hindustan Times
Heavy rains, bridge collapse could affect efforts to control Assam gas well fire
The bridge, located on the Doomdooma-Baghjan road, nearly eight kilometres (km) from the Oil India Limited (OIL) gas well in Baghjan oilfield collapsed on Wednesday because of heavy rains that led to the flooding in the area. india Updated: Jun 25, 2020 12:08 ...
 Hindustan Times2 weeks ago
NGT slaps Rs 25-cr initial fine on OIL
The Principal Bench of the National Green Tribunal in New Delhi has imposed an initial penalty of Rs 25 crore on Oil India Limited (OIL), and has ordered the constitution of an experts committee to go into the entire gamut of the Baghjan oilwell disaster and ...
 Asssam Tribune2 weeks ago
Baghjan blowout: NGT sets up panel, imposes fine on OIL
The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has constituted an eight-member committee of experts to probe the blowout, subsequent fire at an Oil India Limited (OIL) well at Baghjan in Assam’s Tinsukia district and the damage it has caused to humans, wildlife and ...
 Hindustan Times2 weeks ago
Assam Oil Well Fire: NGT Imposes Interim Fine of Rs 25 Crore on OIL, Sets Up Probe Panel
Well number 5 at Baghjan in Tinsukia district, has been spewing gas uncontrollably for the last 27 days and it caught fire on June 9, killing two of OIL's firefighters at the site.
 News182 weeks ago
Times of India
Lessons from Baghjan blowout: OIL will review SOP, says CMD
Oil India Limited and international hydrocarbon well blowout control experts will launch their final move to kill the gas well at Baghjan oil field in Assam’s Tinsukia district, which is throwing out towering jets of fire for 15 days now after Army’s 3rd ...
 Times of India2 weeks ago
Times of India
Assam gas well fire: NGT imposes interim fine of Rs 25 crore on OIL
Assam gas well fire: NGT imposes interim fine of Rs 25 crore on OIL
 Times of India2 weeks ago
Assam Pollution Board Sets Aside OIL Well Closure Notice After CM's Call For 'Sensibility'
This comes a day after Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal expressed displeasure over the PCBA order and said authorities need to be "more sensible".
 News182 weeks ago
Hindustan Times
Assam fire: NGT imposes interim fine of Rs 25 crore on OIL, forms committee
Acting on two different cases filed in the matter, the NGT in an order passed via video-conference because of the restrictions imposed due to the raging coronavirus disease (Covid-19) outbreak on Wednesday also directed OIL to deposit an initial amount of Rs ...
 Hindustan Times2 weeks ago
NDTV
Assam Fire: Oil India To Legally Challenge Pollution Body's Closure Order
The state-owned Oil India Limited (OIL), which owns and operates gas well number 5 in Baghjan Oilfield, is considering legal recourse to challenge the "closure notice" by the Pollution Control Board, Assam, or the PCBA. The well had caught fire on June 9 ...
 NDTV2 weeks ago
Baghjan oil field was operating without Assam pollution control board's nod, says...
A preliminary report on the environmental damage caused due to the Oil India Limited’s gas well blowout found oil has leaked into the mainstream of river Lohit polluting the water and adjoining Maguri-Motapung wetland with toxic pollutants. india Updated: ...
 Hindustan Times2 weeks ago
Need to be More Sensible, Says Assam CM Sonowal on PCBA's Closure Order to OIL after Blowout
The chief minister said, his government's prime concern at the moment is the blaze that is continuing since June 9 following the blowout on May 27, and helping the people who are suffering.
 News182 weeks ago
Top Army Brass Visits Baghjan Gas Well Tragedy Site, Monitors Progress of Capping Well
The Army is part of a multi-agency effort to cap the Oil India Limited's well in Assam's Tinsukia district from where gas is spewing for about three weeks now and fire is raging there for over a fortnight.
 News182 weeks ago
PM Reviews Assam Oil Well Fire, Says Develop Capacity of Organisations to Avoid Such Mishaps
During the review meeting, it was informed that a detailed plan has been drawn up with the help of Indian and foreign experts to control the flow of gas from Oil India Limited's Baghjan-5 well and to cap it.
 News183 weeks ago
NDTV
PM Reviews Assam Fire, Says Develop Expertise To Avoid Future Accidents
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday reviewed the situation arising out of the oil well blow out in Assam's Tinsukia district and pressed for capacity development of organisations to prevent such mishaps in the future. During the review meeting, it was ...
 NDTV3 weeks ago
Times of India
Why Assam oil fire was waiting to happen
Why Assam oil fire was waiting to happen
 Times of India3 weeks ago
Times of India
Army joins operation to douse Assam oil-well inferno
News India News Army joins operation to douse Assam oil-well inferno Army joins operation to douse Assam oil-well inferno Prabin Kalita & Rajib Dutta / TNN / Jun 16, 2020, 03:22 IST Facebook Twitter Linkedin Mail AA + Text Size Small Medium Large Up Next Army ...
 Times of India3 weeks ago
Oil Well Fire Continues in Assam's Baghjan, Army Joins Efforts to Douse Blaze
OIL continued to face public ire over the tragedy and its production was getting affected in a big way with the company losing 5,386 MT of crude oil and 7.04 MMSCM of natural gas output in the last 20 days due to bandhs and blockades.
 News183 weeks ago
NDTV
Assam Chief Minister Asks Scientists To Study Tremors Near Burning Oil Well
Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said a group of experts would study tremors reported from the Baghjan region, where last week a leaking gas well caught fire and killed two people, he met with senior scientists at his office in Janata Bhawan today and ...
 NDTV3 weeks ago
Hindustan Times
Week after fire at Assam gas well, tremors continue to jolt nearby areas
Since June 9 when the oil well caught fire, residents of Baghjan and Natun Rongagora villages which are close to the site, have been complaining of repeated tremors. Some houses have also developed cracks due to the tremors. india Updated: Jun 15, 2020 19:24 ...
 Hindustan Times3 weeks ago
NDTV
Foreign Experts Roped In To Control Oil Well Fire: Assam Chief Minster
Assam Chief Minster Sarbananda Sonowal on Sunday said the government is taking help of experts from Singapore, Australia, America and Canada to control the fire in a gas well in Tinsukia district. The well number five at Baghjan has been spewing gas ...
 NDTV3 weeks ago
Rediff.com
Experts from US to join efforts to control Assam oil well fire
Singapore-based Alert Disaster Control, one of the largest disaster management companies in the oil and gas sector, has already joined the team of experts from ONGC and OIL, reports Shine Jacob. IMAGE: An aerial view of the Baghjan oil field engulfed in fire. Photograph: PTI Photo In order to contain the Baghjan blowout and fire, the ministry of petroleum and natural gas has now roped in the United States Department of Energy and specialists in oil and gas disaster control from that country.
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago
DNA
Assam: Fire in Oil India gas well periphery doused, area of 1.5 km rad...
Assam: Fire in Oil India gas well periphery doused, area of 1.5 km rad...
 DNA4 weeks ago
Times of India
Assam: OIL well fire contained but not doused
After 48 hours of the explosion leading to an inferno, Oil India Limited reported on Thursday that the extent of the fire has been contained to the well and spread of fire to nearby village has been cutoff.
 Times of India4 weeks ago
NDTV
Experts Fear Long-Term Impact Of Oil Well Fire On Assam Biodiversity
The raging fire at an oil well in Assam's Tinsukia district has caused irreversible damage to the Dibru-Saikhowa National Park and the Maguri Motapung wetland area besides jeopardising livelihood of people dependent on the land, conservationists said on ...
 NDTV3 weeks ago
Baghjan fire contained to well: Oil India
The fire in Oil India Limited’s (OIL) Baghjan field has been contained to the well itself, according to the company.An Oil India statement said, “The
 Hindu Business Line4 weeks ago
Rediff.com
Fire at Assam gas well periphery doused
The fire in the periphery of Oil India's gas well in Assam's Tinsukia district has been doused after sustained efforts of fire fighters and at the moment only flowing gas is burning at the mouth of the well, a senior official of the public sector undertaking said on Thursday. IMAGE: National Disaster Response Team personnel carry the bodies of two firemen of Oil India Limited who went missing after the explosion at Baghjan oilfield, in Assam’s Tinsukia district. Photograph: PTI Photo ...
 Rediff.com4 weeks ago
Times of India
OIL says extent of fire confined to well, Sonowal orders probe
Forty-eight hours after one of its well exploded in Assam's Tinsukia district leading to an inferno that killed two firemen, Oil India Limited (OIL) on Thursday said the extent of the fire has been contained to the well but oil production, drilling and repair ...
 Times of India3 weeks ago
NDTV
Army Cordons Off Oil Well Fire Site In Assam, Firefighting Ops Continue
The Army has cordoned off the site of a big oil well fire in Assam's Tinsukia district. The Oil India Ltd's site had been leaking gas for 14 days before it caught fire on Tuesday. Teams of the National Disaster Response Force along with the local authorities ...
 NDTV4 weeks ago
DNA
Two killed, over 50 houses gutted in fire at Oil India's gas well in A...
Two killed, over 50 houses gutted in fire at Oil India's gas well in A...
 DNA4 weeks ago
NDTV
Compensation For Officials Who Died In Assam Fire, 12 Relief Camps Set Up
The families of the two Oil India Limited officials who died tackling a massive fire in an oil well in Assam's Tinsukia district will get immediate compensation, the company said in a statement amid joint efforts to control the huge blaze that can be seen ...
 NDTV4 weeks ago
Times of India
Assam gas well fire: 2 Oil India officials suspended
Two staffers of the Oil India Ltd (OIL) have been suspended for alleged negligence of duty in the gas well blowout at Baghjan in Assam's Tinsukia district, a company official said on Wednesday.
 Times of India4 weeks ago
2 officials of Oil India Ltd suspended in connection with Assam gas well blowout
Two staffers of the Oil India Ltd (OIL) have been suspended for alleged negligence of duty in the gas well blowout at Baghjan in Assam's Tinsukia district, a company official said on Wednesday. PTI | Last Updated: Jun 10, 2020, 09.38 PM IST Two staffers of ...
 Economic Times4 weeks ago
Times of India
2 Oil India officials suspended in connection with Assam gas well blowout
Two staffers of the Oil India Ltd (OIL) have been suspended for alleged negligence of duty in the gas well blowout at Baghjan in Assam's Tinsukia district, a company official said on Wednesday.
 Times of India4 weeks ago
Assam Gas Well Blowout: Two Officials of Oil India Ltd Suspended for 'Negligence' of Duty
Earlier, Oil India Ltd Chairman and MD Sushil Chandra Mishra said a five-member inquiry committee was formed and actions would be initiated on employees if there was any prima facie evidence of human error.
 News184 weeks ago
NDTV
Assam Chief Minister Orders High-Level Probe Into Huge Fire At Oil Well
Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today ordered a high-level inquiry into the circumstances that led to a blowout at a gas well of Oil India Limited (OIL) in Tinsukia district and a subsequent fire that killed two persons. The investigation will be ...
 NDTV4 weeks ago
Times of India
Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal orders probe into oil well explosion
Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal has ordered a high-level inquiry into the gas well blowout at Baghjan in Assam’s Tinsukia district, and the subsequent explosion that killed two firemen of the oil major.
 Times of India4 weeks ago
DNA
After leaks for days, massive fire at Oil India's gas well in Assam
After leaks for days, massive fire at Oil India's gas well in Assam
 DNA1 month ago
Economic Times
PM assures help to victims of Baghjan oil well fire tragedy in Assam
In a telephone call made to the prime minister, Sonowal apprised him of the latest situation arising out of the major blowout and subsequent fire, a CMO official said. PSU major Oil India Ltd (OIL) on Wednesday said two of its firefighters who were engaged in ...
 Economic Times4 weeks ago
Times of India
Live: Massive fire at Assam's Baghjan oil well
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 Times of India1 month ago
Times of India
Assam: Huge inferno at Baghjan oil well, 1,600 families evacuated
The blowout at Baghjan oil well in Assam turned into a raging inferno on Tuesday as a major fire broke out at the well when clearing operations were being carried out.
 Times of India4 weeks ago
Times of India
Massive fire at leaking OIL well in Assam
Massive fire at leaking OIL well in Assam
 Times of India4 weeks ago
Rediff.com
SEE: Massive fire rages at Assam oil well
A massive fire on Tuesday engulfed the damaged Baghjan oil well which has been spewing gas uncontrollably for the last two weeks in Assam's Tinsukia district, officials said. IMAGE: Smoke billows from a fire at Baghjan oil field, a week after a blowout, in Tinsukia district. Photograph: PTI Photo The blaze at the Oil India Ltd's well is so massive that it can be seen from a distance of more than 30 kilometres with thick black smoke going up several metres high, endangering the local ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
Massive fire breaks out at OIL’s Baghjan well
A massive fire engulfed the damaged Baghjan oil well on Tuesday which has been spewing gas uncontrollably for the last 14 days in Assam’s Tinsukia di
 Hindu Business Line1 month ago
NDTV
Fire At Oil Well Leaking Gas For Days, Assam Wants Army, Air Force Help
A massive fire has engulfed a natural-gas producing well of Oil India Limited (OIL) in upper Assam's Tinsukia district, that has been leaking gas for the last 14 days. Smoke from the fire, that began this afternoon, can reportedly be seen from 10 km away and ...
 NDTV1 month ago
First Post.com
Assam gas well fire: Oil India Ltd suspends two officials, issues notice to private well operator John Energy Pvt Ltd
Assam gas well fire: Oil India Ltd suspends two officials, issues notice to private well operator John Energy Pvt Ltd
 First Post.com4 weeks ago
NDTV
10 Days On, Assam Oil Well Still Leaking Gas; Biodiversity At Risk
The natural-gas producing well of the Oil India Limited (OIL) in upper Assam's Tinsukia district continues to spew gas even 10 after the incident, causing grave damage to the region's wetlands and biodiversity. Images shared by locals on social media show gas ...
 NDTV1 month ago
Oil India continues to battle blowout at Baghjan well
Natural gas continues to flow uncontrollably after the blowout at Oil India’s Baghjan Oilfield in Tinsukia district, Assam.An OIL statement said that
 Hindu Business Line1 month ago
Times of India
Assam gas well fire: NGT imposes interim fine of Rs 25 crore on OIL, forms committee to probe blowout
News India News Assam gas well fire: NGT imposes interim fine of Rs 25 crore on OIL, forms committee to probe blowout Assam gas well fire: NGT imposes interim fine of Rs 25 crore on OIL, forms committee to probe blowout Vishwa Mohan / TNN / Jun 25, 2020, ...
 Times of India2 weeks ago
Times of India
2 Oil India officials suspended in connection with Assam gas well blowout
Two staffers of the Oil India Ltd (OIL) have been suspended for alleged negligence of duty in the gas well blowout at Baghjan in Assam's Tinsukia district, a company official said on Wednesday.
 Times of India4 weeks ago
Times of India
Massive fire at leaking OIL well in Assam
A damaged Oil India Ltd well in Assam’s Tinsukia district that had been uncontrollably spewing gas for the past 14 days turned into a raging inferno on Tuesday.
 Times of India4 weeks ago

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