The company also said it is preparing a snubbing operation on the damaged well to stop the gas leak within a few weeks.
This operation consists of installing a concentric pipe in the well to pump in heavy fluid and stop the flow of reservoir fluids.
The company was quoted on its website as saying that as a precaution, drilling rigs are simultaneously being mobilized locally for relief wells.
According to the multinational oil company, its teams are continuing to monitor the area daily by helicopter ...
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