Voluntary organisation Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti (KMSS) on Tuesday announced that it would take recourse to the path of agitation to frustrate the seismic survey being conducted by the Oil India Ltd (OIL) on the Brahmaputra, which is proposed to explore oil. The agitation to resist the OIL seismic survey may culminate in self-immolation by the samiti members, warned the voluntary organisation.

Sushanta Talukdar

Guwahati: The Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti (KMSS), an organisation fighting for farmers

GUWAHATI, Dec 2: The proposed seismic survey of Oil India Ltd (OIL) in the river bed of Brahmaputra appears to face tough resistance, as the Krishak Mukti Sangram Samity (KMSS), an apolitical body functioning as a watch dog for safeguarding the interest of the indigenous people, has vowed to form suicide squads to commit self immolation if the OIL authorities go ahead with its plan for conducting


BANGALORE: Oil India (OIL) plans to invest Rs. 4,500 crore in the next two years to expand its activities, including exploration for oil and natural gas. Part of this may be raised from its proposed public offer and the balance from internal accruals, Chairman and Managing Director M. R. Pasrija told reporters here on Tuesday.

In some ways, it is like having the midas touch: turning coal into black gold, or oil. Given that India has abundant reserves of coal, extracting oil from coal

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Even as the last date for bidding for Nelp-VII has been deferred till May 16, owing to uncertainty over sops for the E&P players, the petroleum ministry has not given up just yet. The ministry, in its internal report, said focus would be given on increasing domestic production by attracting investments, both private and public, in the upstream sector. This would be done by involving the industry in formulating an investor-friendly E&P investment regime.

For a large enterprise such as Oil India Ltd (OIL), which has a number of offices including those at remote locations, information integration is important for enabling transparency and speedy decision-making. Oil India wanted to have a system that would integrate its processes and systems to streamline oil exploration, production as well as the transportation of crude oil and natural gas. It wanted to get a quick overview of information pertaining to its operations.