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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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