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Dhaka Saturday,  Mar 25, 2017

Gas Sector

jomuna fertilizer company-energybangla Urea production in Jamuna Fertiliser Company Limited (JFCL) at Tarakandi in Sarishabari Upazila of Jamalpur district has stopped on last Monday due to a sharp drop in supply of ammonia gas to the factory. Mahbuba Sultana, the acting managing director of the JFCL has informed that, JFCL had been getting gas at around 10-11 kg/sq cm for the last one week where the minimum requirement was 15 kg/sq cm. Throughout... »
cng Titas Gas Transmission and Distribution Company limited has disconnected the gas connections of five CNG (Compressed Natural Gas) station as the owners of these stations disobeyed the government directives. Sources from Titas informed that, the CNG stations are bound to remain closed from 5 PM to 9 PM everyday as per government directives. However, a few CNG station owners violated the government directives by operating during the prohibited hours. As... »
titas-gas-norshingdi-337x205 Titas Gas Transmission and Distribution Company limited, one of the state owned distribution authority has disconnected a total of 49 thousands 161 illegal gas connections including 2 CNG stations, 4 commercial organizations as well as 80.24 kilometers of gas line in this last January. Titas, in a recent press release said that, it has started conducting drive to snap the illegal connections and eventually cut them off. A mobile court... »
raozan-power-plant-cht-energy-bangla-205x205 All the gas-fired power plants have shut down in Chittagong due to gas crisis. Gas allocated to the power plants is now being supplied to the fertiliser factories. Resumption of electricity supply from the power plants is uncertain. Electricity crisis in Chittagong has increased manifolds. Due to gas crisis the government operates the power plants and fertiliser factories alternatively. An official of the Power Development Board (PDB) said on February... »
nosrul-hamid-indonasia-energy-bangla-307x205 Indonesia is interested in exporting LNG to Bangladesh, Iwan Wiranata Atmadja, the Indonesian ambassador to Bangladesh said January 29, according to Dhaka Tribune. Atmadja met with Bangladeshi state minister for power, energy and mineral resources Nasrul Hamid. “We would require 3,500mn ft3/d gas in the future. So, we have been looking for available sources,” the minister said. Atmadja further stated that Indonesian public as well as private companies are willing... »
lng1-337x205 The government is likely to import Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) from Qatar’s state-run RasGas to meet the country’s current demand for gas. The cabinet committee on economic affairs on Wednesday has approved the proposal in principle of importing 3.75 million tons of liquefied natural gas (LNG) from RasGas at an estimated cost of US$2.28 billion. The cabinet committee also approved a proposal of installing a floating LNG terminal at Maheshkhali,... »
gas export english energy bangla It’s been almost 8 years since a foreign company has got the opportunity to export gas to outside Bangladesh, at least in papers. Australian oil company, Santos Bangladesh Limited (SPL) was given the opportunity to export gas if it finds any at the offshore block DS-16, which is about to be explored by Santos and Bapex soon. The exploration will start once the Sales Purchase Agreement (SPA) between Santos and... »
titas-gas Titas Gas Transmission and Distribution Company has launched a dedicated call center to serve their customers. Customers from now on will be able to communicate with the ‘customer service’ of Titas at these numbers: 16496 and 09612316496. The Titas also launched a website: to receive complaints from the customers. Titas introduced this call center on last Thursday. Experimentally, the call center will remain open from 9 am to 8... »
gas-pre-paid-meter-337x205 The government is going to install a total of 60,000 domestic prepaid gas meters in the residential areas of Chittagong to reduce pilferage and waste of gas. The project is likely to be completed by June of 2018 and would require an estimated cost of Tk 246 crore. The meters will be installed as part of the project titled ‘Natural Gas Efficiency Project’. Recently, an agreement between the state-owned Karnaphuli... »
Beginners-Searching-for-Jobs-in-Offshore-Oil-Rigs-267x205 The Cabinet Economic Affairs Committee approved a proposal in principle on Wednesday to allow the state-owned Bangladesh Petroleum Exploration and Production Company Limited (BAPEX) to sign a Sale and Purchase Agreement (SPA) with Australian oil company Santos for offshore gas exploration at Deep Sea Block-16 (DS-16) under a joint venture. Bapex’s parent organization Petrobangla, the state-run Oil, Gas, and Mineral Resources Corporation have earlier drafted a ‘Sales Purchase Agreement’ (SPA)... »