Oil

Shale Gas extraction and Assam

By- Kiron Kakoty Advertisements On 2 January Indian Petroleum and natural gas minister M Veerappa Moily has identified Assam-Arakan basin as one of the areas for shale gas extraction. Shale Gas is the combustible gas trapped in the rock deep inside the earth’s crust. It can be extracted by pumping in special chemical fluid under […]

“We will give blood, not our land” – KMSS slogans against Assam Bangla land swap

“We will give blood, not our land” – KMSS slogans against Assam Bangla land swap

By- Correspondent| Date- September 14, 2011 Almost bringing back memories of the agitation in Assam during the 1960’s where youths protesting against crude oil of the state piped out to refinery at Barauni wrote with blood “Tez deem Tel nidiu” (we’ll give blood, we’ll not oil); protest banners stating “We will give blood, not our […]

Numaligarh Refinery makes record profit – is Assam benefitted

Numaligarh Refinery makes record profit – is Assam benefitted

By- Correspondent| Date- September 10, 2011 The Numaligarh Refinery Limited (NRL) has been often spoken about as something very close to the heart of people of Assam, as it was one of the outcomes of the blood of 855 youth who sacrificed their lives during the historic Assam agitation. The Refinery itself owes its existence […]

ULFA hardliner group warns Oil Company to leave Assam

ULFA hardliner group warns Oil Company to leave Assam

By- Staff Reporter | Date- June 03, 2011 | Place- Guwahati ULFA hardliner group led by Brigadiar Paresh Baruah, warns oil company Shivani Oil and Gas Exploration Services Pvt Ltd to leave Assam within 45 days starting from today.  In a fresh press release sent & signed by Lt(!) Arunodoy Dohotiya, the Commandant of Central […]