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ONGC to invest Rs 13,000 crore in Assam to drill over 220 wells

The company said in a statement that it has signed an MoU with the Assam government for enhancing its exploration and production activities in the state

Press Trust of India  |  Guwahati 

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A technician is pictured inside a desalter plant of Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) on the outskirts of Ahmedabad (Photo: Reuters)

The (ONGC) on Wednesday announced it will invest more than Rs 13,000 crore in exploring oil and gas by drilling over 220 wells across in the next five years.

The company said in a statement that it has signed an MoU with the government for enhancing its exploration and production activities in the state.

This investment is being made for drilling more than 220 oil and gas wells across the state, it said.

"is giving impetus to its activities in alignment with the prime minister's call for reducing import by 10 per cent by 2022 and Northeast Hydrocarbon Vision 2030," it added.

First Published: Wed, September 11 2019. 13:00 IST
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