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Is Assam famous for petroleum or coal?

Assam has abundant mineral resources coal, petroleum, limestone and natural gas are the principal mineral resources. It is also the largest producer of crude oil in India. Other minor minerals include magnetic quartzite, silimanites, iron, ore clay and fredspar etc. Oil India Limited (OIL) is the second largest hydrocarbon exploration and production Indian public sector company with its operational headquaters in Duliajan, Assam. India under the adminstrative control of the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas. Assam is a major producer of crude oil and natural gas in India. It was the second place in the world where petroleum was discovered. Asia's first sucessful mechanically drilled oil well was Makum (Assam) way back in 1867. The second oldest oil well in the world still produces crude oil. One of the biggest public sector oil companies in the country. Assam has four oil refineries located at Guwahati, Digboi, Numaligarh, and Bongaigoan with total capacity of 7 MMT

Father's Day

Sunday, 21 June  Happy Father's Day  Father,s Day is a day of honoring fatherhood and paternal bonds, as well as the influence of fathers in society. Father's Day complements similar celebrations honoring family members. Father's Day is the perfect time of year to celebrate the loving and caring men in  your life. This day also gives you the opportunity to show every father figure around you how much they mean to you. Some Quotes...  "Dad: A son's first hero, a daughter's first love." "One father is more than a hundred schoolmasters." " A girl 's first true love is her father." 'When my father didn't have my hand , he had my back." Messages..  Happy Father's Day  Stay Healthy, Stay Safe  God Bless You 

Baghjan Gas Leak Tragedy

Baghjan Gas Leak  The 2020 Assam gas and oil leak also reffered as Tinsukia gas leak or Baghjan gas leak, is a petroleum gas and oil leak that happende in Oil India Limited. Baghjan oilfield operated by John Energy Pvt Ltd. in Tinsukia District Assam, India on 27 May 2020. It occured due to failing pressure systems in the oil well. Thousands of people and several villages werw evacuated. ther have bben reported deaths of several  aquatic animals in nearby region. On 5 june 2020 the gas is still leaking uncontrollably. Assam govt orders probe into Baghjan gas leak and fire  The fire at Baghjan 5 well close to ecologically - sensitive Dibru-Saikhowa National Park and Magurai - Motapung wetland occured 14 days after natural gas stared leaking from the well. it has led to the death of two fireman and displaced thousands. Fire and damages  On 9 june 2020, the oil well caught fire. the fire quickly spread to a larger area and burned down nearby trees, crops and houses. The fire also resulted

Petrol Prices High in India

Petrol Prices High in India   Good Morning to all of you, Although the crude oil, which is responsible for 90%   of the cost of these refinery cracks is the biggset determinant of consumer fuel price in India. The cost of crude oil in the  Indian basket averaged around $46.98and $55.92 per barrel in 2016-2017 and 2017 -2018. Once a week Fuel prices Hit High...... Today I have Seen News, Petrol Hiked by 53 paisa and diesel by 64 paisa in a day. Regularly prices increases in 12th day.  Reasons  Rates have been increased across the country and vary from state to state depending on the incidence of local sales tax and VAT  In past 4 days, the price of petrol has increased by approx. Rs 2.15per litre while diesel rate has increasedcby 2.23  In coming months, petrol and diesel rates may rise furthur as oil companies attempt to recover losses another reason behind the hike is a strong recovery in global crude oil prices over the past few days.  Many experts and analysts tracking the oil marke