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OIL made natural gas discovery in upper Assam

Oil India Ltd made a natural gas discovery at a well drilled in upper Assam Tinsukia district. OIL is the second largest state oil producer in the country.

According to the OIL statement, the discovery will open up new areas for further oil and gas exploration in Assam and would help in enhancing the gas production with future appraisal and development activities.

Oil India Ltd(OIL) said that the well Dinjan-1 in Tinsukia petroleum mining lease (PML) in the upper Assam basin struck hydrocarbons. The well encountered about 10 meters of hydrocarbon-bearing sands.

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