Gas leakage incident at OIL India in Assam

An on-site assessment team of OIL is formed to assess the affected areas immediately. The OIL team is taking up measures for remediation of the affected area.

Gas leakage incident at OIL India in Assam

Assam: An incident of leakage was reported at the X-Mass Tree of well no. BGN#24, located at Dighaltarang Tea Estate, Tinsukia District in Assam at around 11:30 pm on 09.04.2024, Oil India Limited states in its BSE filling.

Today around 2:20 am OIL personnel rushed to the site and controlled the leak. The District Administration was informed and officials from the Administration were present at the site to assess and address the situation. Proactively, fire service was mobilised, and the fire service crew is kept stand by.

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It is also said that Upon examination, a hole was observed on the flow path from the X-mass tree and the same is under investigation. Gas and crude oil had spread out over nearby areas located within approximately 100 m from the wellsite. An on-site assessment team of OIL is formed to assess the affected areas immediately. The OIL team is taking up measures for remediation of the affected area.

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An internal enquiry is being conducted for a thorough investigation and OIL reassures that the well is in completely controlled & closed condition and there is no point of panic for the same.

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