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Dhaka Wednesday,  Feb 21, 2018

Gas Sector

toufiq-e-elahi-330x205 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... »
lng 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... »
Nasrul Hamid State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid says the sudden discontinuation of gas supply to CNG refuelling stations nationwide due to maintenance of a gas field is a ‘temporary’ problem. There is, however, no problem with the power supply, he told reporters at his Secretariat office on Wednesday. He said that they had announced earlier Bibiyana gas field would undergo maintenance. We did notify everyone before the... »
LPG energypac-energybangla G-Gas LPG (A Product of Energypac) is going to hit the LPG market shortly. In line with the goal, recently a Distributionship Signing Ceremony was arranged at Energypac’s Corporate Office. In the Program, Managing Director & CEO of Energypac Power Generation Ltd. Mr. Humayun Rashid conferred the Distributionship Certificate among the appointed distributors of Dhaka Zone. Other Attendees include General Manager, Sales & Marketing, Mr. Abu Sayed Raza, Head of... »
highcourt-360x201 The Supreme Court has cleared a hike in the price of gas in the second phase overriding a ban on it by the High Court. On Monday, the Appellate Division bench led by Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha upheld the stay on the High Court’s order. On Feb 23, the Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission or BERC made a public announcement fixing monthly gas bills for one burner at Tk 750... »
Finance Minister AMA Muhit in his budget speech has indicated that, the price of natural gas is likely to rise. The price of natural gas might be raised to import LNG (Liquefied Natural Gas), which would be used to meet the country’s demand for gas. However, subsidies will be provided to keep the gas price within a tolerable range. The national budget for the fiscal year 2017-18 was proposed on... »
highcourt GasThe Supreme Court on Tuesday cleared the way for the government to execute its decision to hike gas prices from 1 June in the second phase. On 28 February, chamber judge of the Appellate Division Justice Syed Mahmud Hossain passed the order following a petition filed by Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission (BERC). BERC appealed against the HC order that stayed the decision of increasing the gas price from 1 June.... »
cng CNG filling stations across the country will remain closed for six hours every day during Ramadan. The gas stations will not operate between 5pm and 11pm, State Minister for Energy Nasrul Hamid said on Thursday. Speaking at a media briefing, he said the power situation will return to normal by Saturday. The intolerable temperature and a long spell of power outage every day during the season’s third heatwave is at... »
titas-gas-norshingdi-337x205 Titas Gas Transmission and Distribution Company limited has cut a total of 33 thousand and 609 illegal household gas connections along with the illegal gas connections of 2 industrial and one commercial entities in this April. Titas, one of the state-owned distribution authority has been conducting drives to detect and eliminate the illegal gas connections throughout its service area. A mobile court headed by an executive Magistrate have been conducting... »
titas-gas-norshingdi-337x205 Titas Gas Transmission and Distribution Company limited, one of the state-owned distribution authority has cut a total of 5,000 illegal household and organizations gas connections at Basila of Mohammadpur in the capital on Thursday. Titas and Dhaka district administration jointly conducted the drive against the illegal gas connections of the capital’s Mohammadpur area. They’ve found and disconnected around 5,000 of illegal gas connections of Basila Garden city, Aram Housing and... »