Oil field fire

  • Assam's Baghjan oil well blowout singes fields, fish – and livelihoods
    Baghjan, September 14 (PTI): For more than 100 days, the fire raged, a tall blaze of angry orange that killed the fish in ponds and streams, destroyed homes and turned to ash the green farmlands around the Baghjan oil field in Assam’s Tinsukia district. The fire at an Oil India Ltd well that started with oil and natural gas gushing out uncontrollably on May 27 and went up in flames on June 9 was controlled on Sunday, said reports. But the trauma will take much longer to sub