It has been a testing times for the people of Bagjan. They are fighting for there live. With many have lost their property and some are having the risk to lose it. In the event that the boisterous murmuring sound from the transcending inferno of the Baghjan Well No. 5 isn’t scaring enough for local people of the territory, unexplained seismic tremor – like tremors are presently threatening the residents. Practically more than thousand individuals from the Natungaon, Gotong and Kaliapani territories were speedily moved to a haven at the Guijan High School toward the end of last night, following the irregular tremors.
The 150 to 200 feet tall tree of fire from the Baghjan gas well BGN-5 keeps on consuming and thunder nonstop. As the condensate oil that was lying around for a sweep of 1 km region from the all around wore out by late Tuesday, the fire is currently contained, and is presently a solitary point fire, which can be seen for a significant distance around during the day itself. By tonight, 640 terrified families from the three above named towns have been protected at three help camps. The quantity of people in these three camps aggregate around 1500. The three safe houses are at the Guijan High School, Guijan LP School and the Guijan Forest Inspection Bungalow. The Tinsukia area organization, drove by Deputy Commissioner Bhaskar Pegu and Superintendent of Police Shiladitya Chetia, is effectively helping local people in their hour of trouble.
Requested to clarify the tremors, moderately aged housewife Mulapi Gohain of Natungaon said these resemble quakes, and happens pretty much every fifteen to twenty minutes. This separated, the tin rooftops make a “shocking humming clamor” making it inconceivable for the individuals to rest. A few houses have created breaks, she said. The help camp at the Guijan High School was visited by the Tinsukia and Chabua MLAs, Sanjay Kisan and Binod Hazarika, separately. Sanjay Kisan is likewise the Assam Minister of state for work. Both have advised the Chief Minister of the circumstance.
Helping the families are neighborhood NGOs and volunteers, said the All Assam Muttuck Sanmilan working president, Saroj Gohain.
In the mean time, OIL has expressed in a public statement today that the guide for the well control activity by Experts’ group from M/s Alert, Singapore alongside ONGC CMT group is in the last phases of arrangement. A veteran of the business, VP Mahawar, Ex-Director (Onshore), ONGC is booked to join the emergency supervisory crew in Duliajan by Friday.
OIL’s Public Relations today likewise expressed that the organization lost 467 MT of unrefined petroleum creation from 59 Nos. of creating wells on Wednesday, because of bar by neighborhood individuals and different understudies’ associations at Makum, Barekuri, Hapjan, Lankashi, Nagajan, Hebeda, and Dhakul. Gas creation was likewise influenced.
Saroj Gohain told this paper today that the All Assam Muttuck Sanmilan will move toward the Gauhati High Court with a PIL to address why Oil India Limited has bombed pitiably on security viewpoints in the oilfields. He said it is the basic man who endures the most because of oilfield mishaps.
Congress pioneer Pronab Baruah said he requests a legal request by a High Court Judge into the Baghjan oilfield catastrophe. He included that by only setting two junior authorities under suspension, OIL seems, by all accounts, to be quick to quiet a legitimate examination concerning the criminal security slips.
OIL on Tuesday had set Drilling In Charge, Debajit Das and Chief Engineer (Oil Gas Production Services), Bidyut Paban Das under suspension after the Baghjan oilwell went up on fire.