Fire in the oil well could not be controlled yet.
GUWAHATI : The horrific fire in the Bagjan well of the public sector undertaking Oil India after the uncontrolled leakage of gas in the Tinsukia district of Assam for the last 20 days has not yet been controlled. Today Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal and Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan Visited the Bagwan gas well. Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan visited the area around Bagzan Gas in Tinsukia district of Assam on Sunday to assess the situation arising out of the well Visited the area around Bagzan Gas, and took stock of the situation arising out of the fire in the well. Pradhan, who arrived in Assam on Saturday, said today that he has now reviewed the detailed draft prepared to control the fire in the wall. , Which has been prepared with the help of foreign experts. He has met the affected people, and is also listening carefully to their grievances who are still living in relief camps.Oil India Ltd’s well was on fire on May 27, where a ‘wild’ gas leak had been occurring for the last two weeks. After this, a fierce fire broke out here on June 9. Gas leakage and subsequent fire forced people to leave their homes. According to the report of the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas, the Chief Minister informed the Union Minister about the incident and said that the State Government was providing all necessary support to OIL in its efforts to control the situation.He said that before the fire incident, Tinsukia district administration evacuated people from the surrounding villages and they are being kept in relief camps. The Chief Minister further requested for adequate measures for maximum compensation to the affected families. During the talks, the Union Minister reviewed the support provided by the state government and insisted on working on war footing to overcome the situation.He also assured that his ministry was closely monitoring the situation and assured that all necessary steps would be taken by the Government of India to provide assistance to the affected families. It is important to mention that the location in Tinsukia district of Assam So the flames are still coming out of the oil well of the state gas company Oil India. Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal said that the fire has now been confined to an area of 50 meters.Experts believe that they need about 25–28 days to control the condition. We have successfully evacuated people from that area. Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke to Sonowal and assured all possible help from the Center. The situation is being closely monitored. According to the information, 55,00 people from 1200 families were sent to three relief camps as the leakage started. Environment and Forests Minister Parimal Sukhabaidya said that the Assam government is doing its best to control the fire in the gas well.The situation is uncontrolled until now. Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal has spoken to the ministers of the central government. The Assam government is doing its best to control the fire and officials are working to control the situation. According to the report, the paddy fields, ponds and wetlands of the surrounding villages have been polluted and the danger is increasing every day. The villagers had told last week that they are feeling the smell of gas and oil spills have occurred at many places in this park.Many small tea farmers said that the layers of gas have gathered over the tea plantation. About 9,000 people have been evacuated from the area of one and a half kilometers of the oil field and have been shifted to relief camps. On behalf of Oil India Limited, financial assistance of Rs. 30 thousand has been given to all affected families. Let me tell you that there was a large-scale fire in the oil well in Tinsukia district of Assam due to uncontrolled gas flow for about two weeks. The well exploded on June 9. This has caused extensive dama