Petroleum Minister reviews Baghjan fire situation; Rs 30,000 announced to each affected families

The Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas on Wednesday said that around 1600 families had just been emptied from the close by influenced regions of Baghjan Oilfield in Tinsukia and are stayed outdoors in help camps.

The Ministry said that OIL has chosen to give a measure of Rs 30,000 to every one of the influenced families as prompt help.

Authorities said that Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan held an audit meeting through Video Conferencing on Wednesday with the emergency supervisory group situated at the site, authorities of OIL India Ltd and Ministry authorities.

It has been accounted for that aside from at the well plinth zone, the fire around the site has generally quenched. Be that as it may, the consuming of gas at the well mouth will proceed until the well is topped.

It might be referenced here that while doing workover tasks in the Gas Producing Well Baghjan-5 under Baghjan Oilfield in Tinsukia region, the well abruptly got dynamic on May 27 and a victory happened on June 9.

It prompted the uncontrolled progression of gas from the well.

IL India looked for help from ONGC, which quickly sent their Crisis Management Team (CMT).

OIL additionally activated a Singapore based firm M/s Alert Disaster Control.

The fire in around 200 meters outskirts has totally consumed around 15 houses, while another 10-15 houses have been in part influenced.

It is additionally detailed that two fire fighters of Oil India Ltd have passed on. Primer data shows that three fire fighters, two from OIL India, and one from ONGC hopped in a water pool close by.

While ONGC fire fighter got harmed, two OIL India fire fighters couldn’t spare themselves. Their bodies have been recovered.

The trash of consumed rig, fire motors and other material around the well site will be expelled before any activity can be begun to top the well.

Courses of action of nonstop water gracefully should be made before exercises are attempted at the site which is probably going to take 5-6 days to make these game plans, and all the tasks will take around a month to finish.

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