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Lesson not learnt from earlier Assam blowouts: Wildlife Institute


File photo of NDRF personnel searching for the missing fire-fighters at a pond near an oil well as Baghjan oil field burns, in Tinsukia district of Assam, on June 10, 2020. | Photo Credit: PTI

The Wildlife Institute of India (WII) has slammed a petroleum exploration major for not learning any lesson from two earlier oil well blowouts in Assam during the past 15 years and taking steps to restore the environment.

The observation was in the context of the May 27 blowout at Baghjan natural gas Well Number 5, one of 23 that Oil India Limited (OIL) operates near the ...


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