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Dhaka Tuesday,  Jul 17, 2018

Gas Sector

Sudden fall in pressure of gas in the supply lines due to acute cold weather has been causing severe disruption in the daily life of people in Dhaka and in other parts of the country. The low pressure, especially in the first half of the day, coupled with the existing short supply, has been hampering daily chores, including preparing breakfast and lunch, to the utter inconvenience of people. In Dhaka,... »
Summit Power International Pte. Ltd. (“SPI”), Singapore, today announced that its subsidiary, Summit LNG Terminal Co. (Pvt) Limited (“ummit LNG”) has awarded a 15-year contract to PSA Marine Bangladesh Pte. Ltd. (“PSA Marine Bangladesh”), a subsidiary of PSA Marine (Pte) Ltd (“PSA Marine”). Under the contract, PSA Marine Bangladesh will provide berthing, mooring, pilot and personnel transfer services to LNG ships calling at Summit LNG FSRU terminal, with its three... »
A total of 500 mmcfd of liquefied natural gas (LNG) would be added into the national grid from April 25, this year to meet the country’s growing demand, officials said here today. “We have signed a long-term agreement with Qatar to import up to 2.8 million tonnes of LNG per annum to ensure energy security in the country and the LNG would come in April this year,” State Minister for... »
Gas reserves at five gas fields are found to be depleting way faster than the estimation that made by the government earlier. The gas fields of Fenchuganj, Semutang, Sundalpur, Salda and Rupganj are seemed to be failing to provide the projected amount of gas on a daily basis. Among the 5 fields, the gas production at Sundalpur and Rupganj fields has come down to zero level recently. All these aforementioned... »
Titas Gas Transmission and Distribution Company Limited has declared a 5.12 taka per share or 22 percent cash dividends for its shareholders for the fiscal year of 2016-17. The announcement came at the 36th Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the company held at the capital’s Officers’ Club. Nazimuddin Chaudhury, secretary of the Energy Division and the Chairman of Titas Board chaired the meeting. Board of director’s members and shareholders of... »
The household customers along with the industries of Chittagong are reeling under an acute gas crisis. The gas crisis has become acute since the last November. The officials of the Karnaphuli Gas Company claimed that, the total gas supply from the national grid to Chittagong area has dropped by 5/6 crore cubic feet. Moreover, the gas pressure even drops more before reaching Chittagong as the industries situated beside the highway... »
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... »