Oil India Limited informed the exchanges Thursday about the final preparation for capping operation of the blowout well in Bhagjan. All high-pressure well control equipment was placed at the designated positions as per plan which included Choke manifold, Ground Xmass tree, BOP control unit and all associated high-pressure lines/hoses, Heat shields are placed to shield this equipment.
The modified riser was also rigged up to the BOP stack, thus completing the capping stack. On Thursday laying of the remaining portion of the piping from the pumper unit up to the wellhead for pumping killing fluid was on. Also laying of high-pressure hoses connecting the choke manifold / Ground X- mass tree and the hydraulic lines from the BOP Control unit to the well head were on.
“Transferring and unloading of Well Killing Fluid at the site is completed and ready for killing operation. All six numbers of High Discharge CMT Water Pumps are operational at site for spraying water to the well head during the operation, Total 8 nos. of water pumps are available for filling both the water reservoirs periodically,” company said.
Production still continues to be affected due to forceful closure of few Oil and Gas wells connected to Baghjan EPS. Drilling and workover operation still continue to be affected due to forceful closure of operations at few of the locations.
Due to stoppage and blockades of several producing wells, there was production loss of 321 MT of Crude Oil and 1.22 MMSCM of Natural Gas as reported on 28-07-2020. Cumulative production loss since 2yth May, 2020 due to bandhs and blockades: 17646 MT Crude oil, 41.83 MMSCM of natural gas.
Oil India Ltd ended at Rs96.85 down by Rs0.35 or 0.36% from its previous closing of Rs97.20 on the BSE.