OIL signs Ningru PML regrant with Govt. of Arunachal Pradesh

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By Sarkaritel November 7, 2018 09:30


The government of Arunachal Pradesh re-granted the Petroleum Mining Lease (PML)with formal signing of PML deed of agreement on 5th November 2018 between OIL and Government of Arunachal Pradesh (GoAP). The PML deed was signed by Shri Bidol Tayeng, IAS/Secretary, Geology & Mining & Disaster Management, GoAP and Shri B P Sarma, Resident Chief Executive, Oil India Limited in presence of Shri Pema Khandu, Hon’ble Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh, Shri Satya Gopal, IAS/Chief Secretary, GoAP, Shri SBK Singh, DGP, GoAP, Shri Tasar Talar, Director, Geology and Mining, GoAP and other senior officials from GoAP and Oil India Ltd. The re-grant of Ningru PML which was pending since 2003 was re-granted on May 2018 with validity till 26th November 2023 for an area of 427.058 Sqkm as on 04.05.2018.

OIL had received Petroleum Exploration Licences (PEL) grant for 952 Sqkm in November 1963 on nomination basis in Tirap and Lohit District of Arunachal Pradesh.As a result of hydrocarbon indication in the first well Kumcahi-1 (drilled in September, 1977), PML (Petroleum Mining Lease) grant was received w.e.f. 27.11.83 for 20 years from State Government of Arunachal Pradesh and subsequently, OIL drilled another 13 wells in Kumchai field during 1987 to 1993. Presently, Drilling is in progress at Kumchai-15 (Loc KUAR) from 12.10.2018. Another Seven exploratory locations and five development locations have been identified for drilling.

Sarkaritel
By Sarkaritel November 7, 2018 09:30