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ONGC has discovered hydrocarbon deposit in Mizoram: Minister

Press Trust of India  |  Aizawl 

Geology and Mineral Resources Minister H Rohluna today told the that has discovered hydrocarbon (gas) deposit at Meidum village in Kolasib district.

Replying to a question from Lalruatkima of the Mizo National Front (MNF), Rohluna said that the report of the estimated that the gas field would be able to produce 5,52,674 standard cubic feet of gas in a day.

He, however, said that the Indian Limited (OIL) which undertook exploration at Maubuang and Keifang areas in Aizawl district were yet to discover any hydrocarbon while the agreement with the NATFOGAZ company was terminated during 2011-12 after it failed to commence any work.

The three giants have paid Rs 23.23 crore as taxes to the for conducting exploratory works, he added.

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First Published: Fri, March 17 2017. 16:22 IST