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Dhaka Saturday,  Mar 23, 2019

Gas Sector

Dhaka, Mar 11 (UNB) – Entertaining a statement of the state-owned Petrobangla about its annual loss of Tk 24,540 crore in LNG import, Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission (BERC) on Monday started its four-day public hearing at TCB Auditorium in the city on gas tariff hike proposals. Participating in the hearing process, Petrobangla Chairman Ruhul Amin said the hydrocarbon agency will have to face this huge deficit in the account once... »
Bangladesh hasn’t yet managed to start exploration for oil and gas within its maritime boundary of Bay of Bengal. No visible initiatives are seen after almost 7 years been passed since Bangladesh has won in the disputes over the maritime boundary with its neighboring nations. Bangladesh took an initiative to explore it’s territorial maritime areas after it won the lawsuit against India and Myanmar respectively. However, the initiative has not... »
BSS: State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid today said price of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) must be reduced immediately as the government has taken measures to ensure gas supply for all at a reasonable price “We have undertaken initiatives to ensure energy supply to all at an affordable cost,” he told while inaugurating the South Asia LPG Summit 2019 as the chief guest here in the... »
Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission (Berc) will conduct a four-day public hearing from March 11 on proposals placed by different entities for hiking gas prices. According to sources at the energy watchdog, the commission has already published a notice to its website inviting interested parties to participate in the open hearing. It has asked the interested groups or individuals to apply by March 4 to take part in the public hearing.... »
State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid speaks ‘Meet-the-Energy-Reporters’ programme at a river cruise on Saturday. Photo: UNB Dhaka, Mar 2 (UNB) – State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid has said the government has moved for raising gas prices, mainly for commercial and industrial consumers and for power plants to offset the losses caused by LNG import. “We’ve submitted proposals to the Bangladesh... »
Gas supply has resumed in the western part of the capital from 6am today after suspension for 12 hours due to relocation of pipelines to facilitate the construction work of metro rail project. “TGTDC has resumed the supply of gas in the western part of the capital from 6am today following relocation of pipelines,” director operation of Titas Gas Transmission and Distribution Company Ltd (TGTDC) Engineer Kamruzzaman Khan told BSS.... »
bdnews: A gas crisis will hit half of Dhaka due to metrorail project work on Tuesday after an outage for a day in parts of the capital. The gas supply to homes and CNG filling stations in Dhaka’s Azimpur, Dhanmondi and Mipur was turned off for 24 hours for repairs on Saturday amid the SSC exams. Supply resumed in some areas on Sunday afternoon but consumers complained about low gas... »
BSS/AFP: Germany will put on a show of unity with the United States Tuesday in talks on importing natural gas, as Berlin battles accusations an under-construction pipeline deepens European energy dependence on Russia. Economy Minister Peter Altmaier will meet the US deputy energy secretary, Dan Brouillette, Tuesday morning at a conference his ministry is hosting on liquid natural gas (LNG). “Germany and the US share an interest in secure and... »
State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid on Sunday said, the United States (US) is keen to invest more in the power and energy sector of Bangladesh. The minister told the reporters while briefing media after a meeting with an eight-member US delegation, including Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary on South and Central Asian Affairs Thomas Vajda and US envoy in Dhaka Earl Miller. “We discussed about the... »
M Azizur Rahman, FE: The state-run Petrobangla has planned to import around one-fourth of the country’s total LNG requirement from the spot LNG market to keep open the option of sourcing the fuel from diverse sources. The remaining volume of liquefied natural gas (LNG) would be procured from long-term suppliers, a senior official of the state-run agency told the FE on Monday. Petrobangla has already initiated deals with a total... »