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Blowout in Gas Well of Oil India Limited at Baghjan

Jun 18th, 2020 8:57 pm | By | Category: LATEST NEWS

Blowout in Gas Well of Oil India Limited at Baghjan, Tinsukia District, Assam, it’s environmental Impact Assessment are
EIA Study: Environment Impact Assessment study is in progress by M/s ERM India Pvt. Limited, a NABET accredited consultant to carry out the Environment & Ecological survey within the vicinity of BGN#5 including Dibru-Saikhowa National Park & Maguri–Motapung Beel.

TERI Study on Air quality & Noise level: Arrangements for placing the equipment for monitoring of air quality and noise level is underway by TERI team. TERI study on Bioremediation of sludge: The biomaterial sample developed in-house by R&D
Department of OIL has been handed over to TERI for its mass production at TERI center at New Delhi.

CSIR-NEIST Seismological study: The team from Council of Scientific & Industrial Research –North East Institute of Science & Technology, Jorhat reached Tinsukia yesterday to study tremor report using seismological technique. Installation of 5 seismometer stations to commence today and recce to be conducted for additional site under guidance of district authorities.

Preparation for Capping the Well,
Breathing Air Cascade system: A team from M/s SPA, Mumbai visited well site yesterday to assess the site for placing Breathing Air Cascade system for safety of working personnel during well capping operation., Assistance from Indian Army: 15 number of trucks loaded with materials for Bailey Bridge mobilized from 3 Corps Indian Army, Misamari, Tezpur reached Baghjan and preliminary work has started., Mobilization of Equipment/Materials from ONGC: Vehicles carrying second load of Equipment/Materials mobilized from ONGC–Rajamundry & ONGC- Vadodara are in transit.
 Heat Shields: Fabrication of 10 nos. of heat shields for Indian Army personnel is completed and fabrication of additional numbers of heat shields is in progress at OIL’s Engineering Workshop. Erection of heat shield in front of debris area is in progress., Water Reservoir @12000 KL: Civil work is in progress for digging/extension of the second CMT water reservoir (80% of the job completed). Delivery line laying work to the reservoir is in progress., Development of Debris laydown/Kill Pump Area: Civil work is in progress for development of debris laydown and kill pump area.,

Fabrication of other infrastructure: Fabrication of other infrastructure required for well capping operation is in progress at OIL’s Engineering Workshop., Relief and Rehabilitation Survey for Assessment of damage for compensation has been initiated by the committee constituted by District Administration. Impact on Oil/Gas Production Due to stoppage/blockades, there was production loss of 406 MT of Crude Oil and 0.64 MMSCM of Natural Gas as reported on 17-06-2020. Operations were disrupted in 31 Oil wells and 5 gas wells. Cumulative production loss since 27th May, 2020 due to bandhs and blockades: 6538 MT Crude oil, 8.61 MMSCM of natural gas.

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