OIL starts CSS of well in Rajasthan

Oil India Ltd. has started what it says is India’s first cyclic steam stimulation (CSS) at its BGW-8 well in Rajasthan. The well is in Baghewala field, where heavy oil was discovered in 1991.

Oil India Ltd. has started what it says is India’s first cyclic steam stimulation (CSS) at its BGW-8 well in Rajasthan.

The well is in Baghewala field, where heavy oil was discovered in 1991.

The state-owned company has experimented in the field with chemical floods and steam injection from portable generators.

Belgrave Oil & Gas Corp., Calgary, is assisting with the CSS work.

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