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Dhaka Wednesday,  Feb 21, 2018

Gas Sector

for-fsru-lng-terminal The government is to sign a long-term agreement with Qatar in September this year to import Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) as the cabinet committee on public procurement has approved the pricing formula and draft contract document. “As the cabinet committee approved the pricing formula yesterday, the government would sign a long-term contract for importing LNG from Qatar to meet growing energy demand in the country,” State Minister for Power, Energy... »
highcourt The High Court in Bangladesh has scrapped two gas deals with Canada-based Niko Resources. It has also ordered confiscation of Niko’s assets in Bangladesh. The court also told the state not to pay Niko any money it owes to the company, until the two lawsuits — one for the 2005 gas-field blast and the other on corruption — are settled. Niko signed two deals in 2003 and 2006 to explore... »
titas-gas-norshingdi-337x205 Titas, the state-owned gas Distribution Company has cut a total of 7,245 illegal gas connections in the households and eliminated 18.19 kilometers of illegal gas pipeline in this July. It has also disconnected gas connections of 2,232 legal household stoves, 6 commercial units, 4 CNG stations, 3 captive power plants for their due bills. Titas Gas Transmission and Distribution Company Limited has declared its stance against illegal gas connections for... »
toufiq-e-elahi-330x205 total of 350 industries is about to get gas connections soon. Industries of Dhaka and its nearest areas will get their desired gas connections in the next year, as the government wishes to reintroduce new gas connections to industrial units after a long time. Energy Secretary Nazimuddin Chowdhury has informed about the news of reintroducing new gas connections while he was addressing in a seminar held on today at the... »
chevron-logo-337x205 The government is likely to buy the assets of 3 Chevron operated gas fields. Energy Secretary Nazimuddin Chowdhury has informed about the information on Wednesday in a seminar held in the wake of the National Energy Security Day-2017. The seminar was organized at the at the Habibur Rahman Auditorium of Petrobangla office and Dr. Tawfiq-e-Elahi Chowdhury, BB, the advisor to the Prime Minister of Bangladesh on Energy, Power and Mineral... »
power-gas-337x205 The National Energy Security Day-2017 will be observed today commemorating the historic decision taken by Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman on August 9 in 1975. After independence Bangabandhu had undertaken various initiatives to develop the country’s energy sector and bought five gas fields from the then British Oil company ‘Shell Oil’ for the state at a nominal price. The government has been observing the day since 2010.... »
GAS MASTER PLAN NASRUL State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid today hoped that the gas sector master plan 2017 would be prepared timely incorporating rational opinions. “To ensure energy security in the country, the Awami League government led by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has started preparing the master plan in time,” he said while addressing a function on “Presentation Draft Final Report on Gas Sector Master Plan 2017 as the... »
TAPI NASRUL State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid day said Bangladesh wants to join Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) natural gas pipeline as the country needs huge gas to keep up the trend of development. He said this when Turkmenistan’s non-resident ambassador to Bangladesh Parakhat Durdyev met him at his secretariat office here. The state minister hoped the TAPI gas pipeline will open a new door of potentialities in the region.... »
highcourt-360x201 The High Court on Sunday declared illegal the gas price hike for household use in the second phase that came into effect on 1 June, reports UNB. The High Court bench of justice Zeenat Ara and justice Kazi M Ejarul Haque Akond passed the order after hearing on a rule. Besides, the court asked the Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission (BERC) to issue a notice in this regard before 1 August.... »
chevron-logo-337x205 Chevron Corporation, the US based oil giant has started negotiation with the state-run Petrobangla for the approval of its disputed share transfer procedure. A high-level delegation from Chevron sat on a meeting with Petrobangla regarding this issue on Wednesday at the Petrocentre of the capital. After the meeting, Petrobangla chairman Abul Monsur Md. Fayjullah told the newsmen that, Chevron was being questioned about the transfer of its share transfer without... »