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Gas leak detected at OIL well in Rajasthan

by RajasthanDirect
Oct 14, 2015

A gas leak at an Oil India BSE -0.61 % Ltd (OIL) well in Jaisalmer in Rajasthan has been detected but efforts to control the flow have so far been unsuccessful.

The highly inflammable gas started to leak from OIL well more than a week back. Efforts to control the leakage have so far been unsuccessful.

Company officials said experts have been moved to the well site to control the leak.

So far, there has been no fire and injuries reported from the leakage.

He said no one was being allowed to go near the affected area that is very close to the India-Pakistan border and does not have any villages or human habitations nearby.

Company sources said the leak was continuing for over 10-11 days now and efforts to control it have so far been unsuccessful.

Experts from OIL and other companies have been deputed at the site to control the leakage.

Source from : newindianexpress

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