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Environmental concern grows over India gas well blowout

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 9, 2020

Authorities in northeastern India on Monday ordered a probe into the deaths of five people following an uncontrollable gas leak from an exploded well almost two weeks ago. They announced the investigation as experts from Singapore arrived to try and stem the blowout near...

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1,000 shifted amid Assam OIL well blowout

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 1, 2020

Around 1,000 people have been evacuated from the vicinity of an Oil India Limited (OIL)-operated well at Baghjan in Assam’s Tinsukia as natural gas and condensate matter continued to leak from it for the fourth day on Saturday following a blowout on Wednesday even as...

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Concerns over Oil India’s bid to drill for hydrocarbons in Assam national park

By : Sustainability ..., May 22, 2020

Concerns have been raised about Oil India Limited’s (OIL) bid to drill for hydrocarbons in a national park in Assam after a similar ecological threat was perceived because of the central government’s recent approval for coal mining activities inside an elephant reserve in...

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