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Dhaka Tuesday,  Mar 28, 2017

Gas Sector

nosrul-lpg-energybangla-360x159 The state minister for power, energy and mineral resources Nasrul Hamid said that, the price of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) will be readjusted within the next two months. He said so in the inauguration program of the 4th International LPG Summit-2017 that is being observed at the city’s international Convention City, Bashundhara. The government is on its way of making a new policy which will be taken soon to take... »
4th-Asia-LPG-Summit-2017-energybangla-337x205 This is for the first time Bangladesh is holding the event of Asia LPG Summit-2017. The two-day event will be inaugurated by the state minister for power, energy and mineral resources Nasrul Hamid and the program will be organised at the International Convention Centre in Bashundhara area of the city. The 4th round of the summit will be organised by the International LPG Association, All Event Group-Singapore and Global Management... »
chevron-logo-337x205 China’s state-run Zhenhua Oil has signed a preliminary deal with Chevron to buy the U.S. oil major’s natural gas fields in Bangladesh that are worth about $2 billion, two Beijing-based Chinese oil executives said. Zhenhua is a subsidiary of China’s defence industry conglomerate NORINCO. A completed deal would mark China’s first major energy investment in the South Asian country, where Beijing is competing with New Delhi and Tokyo for influence.... »
gas price chart The government has raised the price of gas for once more. This time the price of gas was raised by 22.73 percent on an average. Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission (BERC) released a public notice regarding the revised prices on Thursday. The charge of household gas will hike by 50 percent on an average for single burner and the charge of double burner will hike by 46 percent on an average.... »
gas Consumers will have to count enhanced price for gas from 1st March 2017. “We’ve discussed about the hike in gas prices with the government. Increased price will be adjusted,” said an official at Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission (BERC). Government has now planned to increase the prices of gas for all types of consumers.
stove-gas Gas supply will be shut down thursday from 11 am to 6 pm at the East side of Mirpur-10 to Agargaon Road. That includes Manipur, Kazipara, Shewrapara, Pirerbag, Barabag, Agargaon, Senpara, Ibrahimpur, North Kafrul, Parbata, Taltala, Kalayanpur, Shyamoli and adjacent araes due to pipeline shifting work under Dhaka Metro Rail construction project.
gas-cilinder blust Another incident of cylinder blast took place at the city’s Jatrabari area on Wednsday morning that left 5 personnel burnt. The explosion occurred at the kitchen of a local restaurant called Red Chili and Chinise Restaurant located at Mominbaag, Konabari, Matuail area. Police informed that, the gas cylinder kept at the kitchen of that restaurant exploded while the workers of the restaurant went to ignite fire at the stove. All... »
titas-gas-norshingdi-337x205 Titas Gas Transmission and Distribution Company limited has disconnected a total of 290 illegal gas connections of 190 different houses of Maona Madhypara area in Sripur Upazila of Gazipur district. A task force of Titas conducted this drive on 15th February to detect and eliminate the illegal gas connections at that area. Sources from Titas informed that, the mobile court has disconnected a total of 1.8 kilometers of gas pipelines... »
gas-cilinder blust More and more people are getting injured, burnt and a large portion of them eventually dying due to cylinder blasts that have been taking place in the country for the last couple of years. At least 50 were injured and 10 died in last one-year time span. In the last January alone, there was 4 huge cylinder blast incidents that took place in the city. Cylinders filled with hydrocarbon based... »
lng The government has decided to procure two new Liquid Natural Gas (LNG) carrier vessels from China. Bangladesh Shipping Corporation (BSC) has signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Chinese Institute of Maritime and Offshore Engineering HB Co LTD to buy those two vessels. The MoU signing ceremony held at the secretariat on last Tuesday. BSC managing director Commodore M Habibur Rahman and Chinese Institute of Marine and Offshore Engineering HB Company... »