A committee under the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change has given the green signal to Cairn India for undertaking drilling works of 64 exploratory and appraisal wells in KG-OSN-2009/3 block in KG basin at Prakasam and Guntur districts of Andhra Pradesh.
ONGC has roped in Boston Consulting Group (BCG) to help keep tight control over timelines and costs for its KG Basin field. ONGC hopes that BCGÂ´s Â´stage-gateÂ´ process, which divides project work into sequential elements with fixed responsibilities will help the company get KG-DWN-98/2 into production in quick time.
Steel Exchange India is learnt to be getting gas from the ONGC's isolated fields in the KG Basin under direct marketing. The upstream oil major is said to be supplying the gas at the rate of 10,000 standard cubic metre per day. The fist of these fields at Vygreswaram in East Godavari dist
The Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) will accelerate work on a major oil and gas project in the Krishna Godavari basin by taking up works simultaneously with regard to exploration, development and seeking approvals from the government. ONGC has taken to production of both oil and gas from the KG Basin in a small way late in 2011.