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Assam CM calls Petroleum Minister regarding gas explosion at Baghjan oilfields

Assam CM calls Petroleum Minister regarding gas explosion at Baghjan oilfields

| @indiablooms | 29 May 2020, 03:28 pm

Guwahati/IBNS: Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Friday telephoned Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan and apprised him about the incidents of gas explosion at oilfields at Baghjan in Tinsukia district.

He urged the Union Minister to take immediate remedial measures to assuage the situation and the Union Petroleum Minister assured of all possible support in this regard.         

The Assam Chief Minister also talked to CMD of OIL Sushil Chandra Mishra over phone and discussed about the situation arising out of the gas explosion incidents.

Sonowal urged the CMD OIL to take immediate steps to ensure safety of public health in the vicinity of oilfields explosion while stopping gas leakage at the earliest to prevent any further damage.

Sonowal directed Chairman of Assam Pollution Control Board Y. Suryanarayana to visit the site of the incidents.

Likewise, CMD OIL Sushil Chandra Mishra would visit the Baghjan oilfields tomorrow along with Chairman of Assam Pollution Control Board to take stock of the situation and take remedial measures.

(By Hemanta Kumar Nath, Guwahati)


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