DBCE visit ONGC at Betul

10 Sep 2019
Don Bosco College of Engineering, Fatorda
Field Trip

DBCE students at ONGC Betul

Electronics and Telecommunication students of Don Bosco College of Engineering successfully organised a field trip with Professors D.S Vidya and Mathilda Colaco to ONGC Betul, Goa on August 27, 2019.

The ONGC plant at Betul provides complete solution for fire fighting techniques and safety measures required during the process of extraction of oil and natural gas. Since oil is highly flammable, various facilities for safety training are present at ONGC said ONGC, Alok Kumar and his colleagues who welcomed the visiting students with great warmth and enthusiasm.

The students participated in a 90 minutes interactive session on the basics of fire and it's classes, the do's and don'ts during a fire etc. The students also participated in a live demonstration to extinguish fire. The students were introduced to various fire extinguishers such as water type, chemical powder type and foam type along with their standard operating procedures. A small explosion and a fireball created with 300 gm of LPG in a controlled cylinder was also demonstrated under controlled parameters and extinguished by water monitors.

Lastly, the students were told in detail about the overall water monitoring system and amiable controllable high capacity water jets to control fire at ranges up-to 60m with fire fighting nozzle, mayur valve, 3600 spinner each designed for different specifications and usage.

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