Officials race against time to control OIL gas leak near Assam’s Dibru-Saikhowa National Park

India Today | Jun 3, 2020 at 5:27 PM
  • Assam is waking up to the threat staring at Dibru-Saikhowa National Park less than a week after a gas well in an oil field operated by Oil India Limited (OIL) in Assam’s Tinsukia district blew out causing great damage to the region’s wetlands and biodiversity.
  • The leakage of natural gas and condensed oil continues to impact nearby regions.
  • OIL’s Baghjan oil well caused rupture on Wednesday morning causing spewing of gas into the environment.