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Flames seen over Sylhet skies no cause for alarm, says Chevron

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Chevron Bangladesh has announced the start of gas well maintenance at the Jalalabad gas field in Sylhet’s Lakkatura.

Flames will be visible in the sky for the next 60 hours from early Tuesday.

The US oil and gas company has assured local people that there is no cause for alarm.

Chevron Public Relations Officer Sheikh Zahidur Rahman said in a press release on Sunday that the flaring was part of routine maintenance and that all necessary measures had been taken to ensure the safety of the local community and the environment.

Residents are advised to avoid the vicinity of the gas well during this period.


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