OIL makes natural gas discovery in Assam’s Tinsukia

Oil India Limited (OIL) has made a natural gas discovery at a well drilled in Tinsukia, Assam. The discovery will open up new areas for further oil and gas exploration in Assam and will help in enhancing gas production. According to OIL, the Dinjan-1 well under the Tinsukia petroleum mining lease in the upper Assam basin struck hydrocarbons. Further, the well encountered about 10 metres of hydrocarbon bearing sands. On testing, it produced gas at the rate of 115,000 standard cubic metres per day.