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Dhaka Friday,  Apr 27, 2018

Gas Sector

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... »
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... »
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... »
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.... »
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... »
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.... »
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 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... »
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, and Excelerate Energy Bangladesh Limited (Excelerate) are co-developing the Moheshkhali Floating LNG project – Bangladesh’s first liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminal. The project will be located offshore Moheshkhali island in the Bay of Bengal with a project cost of $179.5 million. IFC and Excelerate today announced securing the debt financing for the project to help expand access to clean energy in... »
Bangladesh will begin substituting part of its oil product imports with LNG next year, as it aims to use more gas in power generation to replace oil-fired plants, Sayed Mohammad Mozammel Haque, director for Operations and Planning at Bangladesh Petroleum Corporation (BPC), told S&P Global Platts on Wednesday. Bangladesh’s demand for LNG is expected to rise to 9 million mt annually by 2022, Platts Analytics has estimated, but it’s not... »