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Dhaka Friday,  Apr 27, 2018

Gas Sector

LPG (Liquefied Petroleum Gas) cylinders are found to be sold illegally in the market. The trend, unfortunately, has become so popular that, it might seem like treating the LP Gas cylinders as just a regular grocery item. Accidents are often caused due to selling unfit and faulty cylinders which indicates absences of proper security and quality control in almost every sphere of the cylinder marketing. The situation is so poor... »
Recently Summit LNG Terminal, a subsidiary of Summit Power International, signed a USD 100 Million turnkey contract with marine work contractor consortium comprising of Geocean SAS and MacGregor for design, engineering, procurement, fabrication, installation and testing of the Fixed Infrastructure (FI) for its Floating LNG Storage and Regasification Terminal (FSRT) at Moheskhali, Cox’s Bazar. The project completion date is 16 months from the time of signing. The Fixed Infrastructure will... »
State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid today said the government has no plan to resume household gas connection. “We are encouraging LPG gas connection for the household use…as the gas supply in the pipeline is very much costly,” said the state minister. The state minister said this while replying to a supplementary question made by women reserve seat lawmaker Lutfa Taher in the House here. The... »
For the first time, Bangladesh consumed almost one trillion cubic feet (TFC) of natural gas last year, a clear indication of the country’s fast growing energy demand. Petrobangla, the government’s oil and gas corporation, gave the information in their latest annual report, providing the picture of an ongoing gas crisis in which industry has not been getting enough gas, and has consumed less than the previous year. In contrast, domestic... »
Gas extraction has begun on an experimental basis from the newly drilled well of Shahbazpur area of Bhola. A total of 2.5 lac tons of high pressurized gas was extracted on Wednesday from the ‘Shahbazpur East-1’ situated in the district’s Borhanuddin upazila. Bangladesh Petroleum Exploration and Production Company’s (BAPEX) Deputy General Manager Meherul Hasan confirmed Energybangla about the extraction of gas from the Shahazpur field. He claimed that, the field... »
Chevron is not likely to leave Bangladesh, rather they are likely to invest USD 40 crore more in the country for the development of the gas wells. The state minister Nasrul Hamid said so in a deal signing ceremony held at Bidyut Bhaban in  the city on today. The state minister informed that, Chevron has moved from its position to sell out all of their assets in Bangladesh. Moreover, they’re... »
Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) is likely to be imported in the next year. LNG is comparatively expensive yet, the government sees it as the alleviator agent of the country’s prevailing energy crisis. The government is currently concerned about the possible impact of the high cost of LNG over mass people. In this scenario, the government is decided to form two different committee-one on financing the import and another one on... »
Bapex, the state-owned petroleum exploration company has found 700 bcf of gas at Shabajpur of Bhola. This information was revealed by the energy division in a cabinet meeting that held on today. The cabinet meeting held at the prime minister’s office situated at Tejgaon which was presided over by the Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. Cabinet secretary informed about the discovery to the media after that meeting. Bapex discovered this field... »
BGMEA president Md Siddiqur Rahman and other members of the association arrange a press conference to inform journalists about the present situation of the garment industry at its conference room in the capital on Friday. Production in the country’s ready-made garment (RMG) sector is being hampered due to severe gas crisis. Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) president Siddiqur Rahman said this at a press conference at his office... »
Titas gas, in a recent drive against illegal gas connections, has wiped out a total of 19.3 km unlawful gas pipelines and it also disconnected 9,530 illegal gas stove connections in this September. Titas claimed that, it has been conducting special drives to detect and eliminate artifice in gas utilization and unlawful gas. A mobile court headed by an executive magistrate conducts such drives to detect and terminate the illegal... »