ONGC caps uneven flow of gas from its well in East Godavari

The flow of gas from the ONGC well in East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh has was ‘uneven’ since 4pm on Friday


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Rajamahedravaram: Oil and Natural Gas Corp. Ltd (ONGC) has succeeded in controlling the uneven flow of gas from its well located in Tadikona of Allavaram mandal in East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh on Saturday.

“The ONGC well named SRAC has been comprehensively controlled and capped at 4 PM today. ONGC’s crisis management team was pressed into service as soon as the well encountered more pressure than the expected levels, while milling by HH-100 T Rig, yesterday at 4 PM,” a company release stated.

The flow of gas from the well has been “uneven” since 4pm on Friday. “The ONGC team mapped the physical behaviour of the well minute-by-minute and charted a plan to comprehensively control the well. Accordingly, the company mobilised its highly-sophisticated well controlling equipment available in Narasapur within four hours of the incident and stationed...,” it stated.

Executive director, asset manager, Debasis Sanyal, Rajahmundry, has marshalled different teams associated with the well control and executed the well control strategy as per the crisis management guidelines.

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