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Dhaka Monday,  Jun 25, 2018

Gas Sector

The Prime Minister’s Office has directed the Energy Ministry to analyse Liquefied Natural Gas price in the international market to fix up tariff of imported LNG. In a bid to import 500mmcf gas (equivalent to LNG) per day, the government has planned to install country’s first LNG terminal at Maheshkhali in next two years, according to PMO officials. The PMO directives came before a meeting between Petrobangla, the state owned... »
All CNG stations across the country will remain open 24 hours from July 10 to July 19 to facilitate movements for the holidaymakers. Road transport and bridges minister Obaidul Quader made the disclosure after an inter-ministerial meeting at BIAM auditorium in the capital on Tuesday. The minister also said the movements of trucks, covered vans and lorries will be restricted on national and regional highways for three days before and... »
Bangladesh had a total of 14.32 trillion cubic feet (TCF) of gas reserves until March – the latest figure available. State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid gave the figure in Parliament on Monday. Bipu was answering a query by ruling party lawmaker Md Mamunur Rashid Kiran. The state minister said 20 gas fields out of 26 were currently in production. “The initial reserves of the discovered... »
Country’s energy supply chain is facing serious trouble due to lack of coordination and management failure that has created a hue and cry among the consumers, especially in the Chittagong commercial belt. Due to a disruption in the gas supply chain, most of the gas-fired power plants in Chittagong faced blackout, forcing to power cuts in every alternative hours during the last couple of days. “It’s a demand side management... »
The country’s natural gas production is suffering a major setback because of the condensation of a huge stockpile of raw materials in different gas fields.The gas production of Chevron Bangladesh at Bibiyana gas field alone dropped 350mmcfd against its capacity of 1200mmcfd.Last Friday, Petrobangla asked the US energy giant to keep the production between 700mmcfd and 800mmcfd until the condensation crisis goes.Sate Minister for Power and Energy Nasrul Hamid on... »
The government may gradually stop supplying gas through pipelines for cooking purposes in residential areas to meet the increasing demand of the industrial sector, the state minister for power has said. Nasrul Hamid Bipu on Saturday said demand had surpassed gas production in Bangladesh. “For industrialisation, we must ensure adequate gas supply to industries,” he told a programme in Dhaka. “For this, the government may eventually consider discontinuing gas supply... »
To meet the increasing demand of LPG here is a new brand in the Market by BM Energy (BD) Ltd.  BM Energy (BD) Limited is a joint venture between Netherlands & Bangladesh to engage in Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) import, storage, bottling and marketing in Bangladesh under the brand name BM LP GAS. They are preparing 3 different sizes as 12, 33 & 45 kg Gas filled Cylinder to be... »
The government has increased contract prices for the drilling of four wells by Russian energy giant Gazprom under the Energy Division’s fast-track measures. The Cabinet Committee on Public Purchase monday gave its consent on an Energy Division proposal on increasing the price. The meeting was presided by Industries Minister Amir Hossain Amu in the absence of Finance Minister AMA Muhith. The cabinet committee also approved another Energy Division proposal for... »
State-owned Bapex has made a fresh move to explore and develop four onshore gas fields in the hills under joint venture with international oil companies (IOCs) five years after an initial initiative, said officials. “We are now receiving expression of interests (EoIs) from IOCs to jointly carry out exploration and development works at Patiya, Jaldi, Kasalong and Sitapahar,” a senior official of the Bangladesh Petroleum Exploration and Production Company (Bapex)... »
State-owned Bangladesh Petroleum Exploration and Production Company Limited (Bapex) has invited expressions of interest from international oil and gas companies to jointly carry out exploration and development of several geological structures. Bapex hopes to explore a number of well-defined four-way anticline closures – Patiya, Jaldi, Kasalong and Sitapahar – situated in Chittagong and the Chittagong Hill Tracts. “We invited expressions of interest (EoI) aiming to explore oil and gas from... »