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Process to restore diversion of gas flow implemented at Baghjan

With the purpose of reducing the surface level well head pressure of the blowout well no. 5 at Baghjan,

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Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  16 Sep 2020 3:11 AM GMT

Staff Correspondent

Dibrugarh: With the purpose of reducing the surface level well head pressure of the blowout well no. 5 at Baghjan, the process for restoration of diversion of flow of gas from the well head to Baghjan EPS and two flare pits was successfully implemented on Sunday.

The operation was carried out after experts from M/s Alert and OIL completed the checking /inspection of the wellhead and safety inspection along with specific Job Safety Analysis of the entire system on Saturday. The flow of gas was diverted to EPS at around 8.40 AM after closing the BOP and flaring part of the gas which was diverted to two flare pits.

According to OIL sources, wellhead pressures and related parameters are being monitored constantly and once the whole system is stabilized, the next line of action will be undertaken for well killing operation. All safety precautions are in place and the wellhead, BOP stack, choke manifold and ground x-mas tree are being continuously sprayed with water for cooling purposes.

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