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ONGC’s gas pipeline plugs leakage in Andhra Pradesh’s east Godavari
ONGC’s gas pipeline plugs leakage in Andhra Pradesh’s east Godavari

ONGC’s gas pipeline plugs leakage in Andhra Pradesh’s east Godavari

The gas pipeline of Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) plugged a minor leakage in Andhra Pradesh’s East Godavari district on May 16. The incident took place in Turpupalem Village of Malikipuram town in East Godavari district.

Locals immediately informed the police and ONGC officials about the gas leakage. Malikipuram Sub Inspector Nagaraju told ANI, “The gas leak started at around 06:00 pm. ONGC technicians rushed to the spot and closed down all the wells immediately. After that, they brought the situation under control by reducing pressure. 95% of leakage is prevented. But sporadic leaks are occurring. Overall situation is under control. Technicians are still at work. Cause of leakage is not known yet.

(Source: Economic Times 17-05-2020)