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Hurricane Ida: Clean Up Boats On Scene Of Large Oil Spill In Gulf Of Mexico

Sep 05, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The spill, which is ongoing, appears to be coming from a source underwater at an offshore drilling lease about two miles (three kilometers) south of Port Fourchon, Louisiana.

Explosion Near Baghjan Oil Well In Assam, 3 Foreign Experts Injured

Jul 22, 2020 Outlook Web Bureau

The well number 5 of Oil India at Baghjan Gaon in Tinsukia district of Assam has been spewing gas uncontrollably since June 9, following a blowout on May 27.


Baghjan Oil Well Explosion: No Amount Of Compensation Can Recover What Has Been Lost

The Baghjan episode is an example of careless and indifferent attitude of the companies towards villagers living in the neighbourhood and environmental impact in the surrounding areas.

2 Missing Firefighters Found Dead Near Assam Oil Well, Efforts On To Control Blaze

Jun 10, 2020 Outlook Web Bureau

The two firefighters had gone missing after the well caught fire on Tuesday and their bodies were recovered by an NDRF team Wednesday morning.


Massive Fire At Assam's Baghjan Oil Well, May Take Four Weeks To Douse Blaze

Since an initial explosion on May 27, the oil well has continued to leak gas and associated condensate posing threat to the lives and environment.

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Iran Discovers New Oil Field With 53 Billion Barrels Of Crude: Rouhani

AFP

In a speech aired on state TV, Rouhani said the country's economy had stabilised despite punishing US measures against its senior leaders, banking and finance sectors.


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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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