Sunday, February 12, 2017

A PAINTING DEPICTING CRUDE OIL BEING EXTRACTED THROUGH OLD METHODS FROM A WELL IN DIGBOI ASSAM


                                                                       

                                                                                     




A PAINTING DEPICTING CRUDE OIL BEING EXTRACTED THROUGH OLD METHODS FROM A WELL IN DIGBOI ASSAM


( source .. Subir Raha Oil Museum Dehradun )

INDIA IS MAKING NOTICEABLE STRIDES TO INCREASE DOMESTIC CRUDE OIL PRODUCTION .. 

After my recent visit to Oil Museum Dehradun , I came to know about many facts with regard to Crude Oil and India’s Leaps and strides to augment Crude oil Production . 

Here are some facts ..

Over the last one and half century , Petroleum products have dramatically improved the quality of our life. Some products like Petrol that fuel our vehicles are easily recognized . Petrol   and Petroleum Products form the brick and Mortar of our contemporary Civilization .

(a)

From Crude oil , we obtain Petrol, Diesel .Kerosene , LPG ( Kitchen Fuel ) Naptha , Aviation Fuel, Jet Fuel, White Petrol ( Dry cleaning solvent ),Lubricating oil, Brake Fluid , Engine Oil , Petroleum Jelly , Grease , Furnace oil and Bitumen.
(b)

Other secondary products that are manufactured from end products of Crude oil are ,Plastics , Shoe Polishes ,Paints , Nylon, Synthetic cloth , Cosmetics , Tyres ,Paper cups, Wax , Petro-chemicals and so many other Products .
(c)

India has 23 Crude oil Refineries . 20 in Public sector and 3 in Private sector owned by Reliance and Essar Oil Limited .
 (d)

7 Oil basins are under active Crude production In India . These include Assam-Arakan, Assam Shelf, Mumbai Offshore, Cambay, Krishna Godavari, Rajasthan and Cauvery. There are estimated 10 billion tonnes of oil and oil equivalent reserves in these seven sedimentary basins..
(e)

 We are expecting to get oil and gas production from a new basin — Kutch Offshore — starting 2017-18
(f)

ONGC sold crude worth 78,569 crores last year and 

 has  also notified 17 hydrocarbon discoveries this year (8 new Prospects and  9 New Pools).




(g)



Tripura is the New area taken up for drilling.

( Autar Mota )

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