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TERI with the support from Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Government of India, has developed a bacterial product known as ‘Oilzapper’ to clean up oil spills and treats hazardous oily sludge generated unavoidably by Oil Industry.

Oil India has taken a lead to clean up the oil spills in Assam and has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with ONGC TERI Biotech Limited (OTBL), a joint venture company between ONGC and TERI. The MoU was signed in the presence of Dr. R.K. Pachauri, Director- General TERI, N.M. Borah, CMD, Oil India Limited along with board members of OTBL, TERI, Oil India Ltd and ONGC.

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