GUWAHATI, June 14 - Governor Prof Jagdish Mukhi today held a discussion with Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan at the Raj Bhawan here regarding the Baghjan incident.
Prof Mukhi requested the Petroleum Minister to ensure measures to quickly douse the fire for saving the environment and the people living in the fringe areas and the State at large.
They discussed issues relating to the immediate fallout of the gushing fire emanating from the condensate gas well in the Baghjan oil field on the environment, flora and fauna as well on the lives and economy of the people living in the fringe areas.
Prof Mukhi drew the attention of the Union Minister to the fact that the fire from the oil well at Baghjan will also affect the Dibru Saikhowa National Park and its nearby areas. He, therefore, requested the Minister to press into service all sophisticated technologies to control the emission.