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Dhaka Wednesday,  Dec 19, 2018

Gas Sector

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... »
Gas extraction has begun on an experimental basis from the newly drilled well of Shahbazpur area of Bhola. A total of 2.5 lac tons of high pressurized gas was extracted on Wednesday from the ‘Shahbazpur East-1’ situated in the district’s Borhanuddin upazila. Bangladesh Petroleum Exploration and Production Company’s (BAPEX) Deputy General Manager Meherul Hasan confirmed Energybangla about the extraction of gas from the Shahazpur field. He claimed that, the field... »
Chevron is not likely to leave Bangladesh, rather they are likely to invest USD 40 crore more in the country for the development of the gas wells. The state minister Nasrul Hamid said so in a deal signing ceremony held at Bidyut Bhaban in  the city on today. The state minister informed that, Chevron has moved from its position to sell out all of their assets in Bangladesh. Moreover, they’re... »
Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) is likely to be imported in the next year. LNG is comparatively expensive yet, the government sees it as the alleviator agent of the country’s prevailing energy crisis. The government is currently concerned about the possible impact of the high cost of LNG over mass people. In this scenario, the government is decided to form two different committee-one on financing the import and another one on... »
Bapex, the state-owned petroleum exploration company has found 700 bcf of gas at Shabajpur of Bhola. This information was revealed by the energy division in a cabinet meeting that held on today. The cabinet meeting held at the prime minister’s office situated at Tejgaon which was presided over by the Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. Cabinet secretary informed about the discovery to the media after that meeting. Bapex discovered this field... »
BGMEA president Md Siddiqur Rahman and other members of the association arrange a press conference to inform journalists about the present situation of the garment industry at its conference room in the capital on Friday. Production in the country’s ready-made garment (RMG) sector is being hampered due to severe gas crisis. Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) president Siddiqur Rahman said this at a press conference at his office... »
Titas gas, in a recent drive against illegal gas connections, has wiped out a total of 19.3 km unlawful gas pipelines and it also disconnected 9,530 illegal gas stove connections in this September. Titas claimed that, it has been conducting special drives to detect and eliminate artifice in gas utilization and unlawful gas. A mobile court headed by an executive magistrate conducts such drives to detect and terminate the illegal... »
A mobile court has disconnected electricity connections of the Chittagong city dwellers and filed cases against some for having either due bills or illegal connections. The mobile court filed 8 cases and disconnected a total of 12 electricity connections of the Rampur area of the port city on Sunday. The mobile court also fined tk 1lac and18 thousands to different illegal entities. The mobile court was headed by Irin Parvin,... »
Bangladesh Oil, Gas and Mineral Corporation (Petrobangla) today signed Term-Sheet for LNG Terminal Use Agreement with Hongkong Shanghai Manjala Power Limited (HSMPL) and Petronas LNG Limited (Petronas) of Malaysia to set up a LNG terminal at Kutubdia in Cox’s Bazar. As per the agreement, the Hongkong Shanghai Manjala Power Limited (HSMPL) with Global LNG and Malaysia based Petronas LNG Limited would construct FSU and Fixed Jetty based Re-gasification Unit having... »
Part of the city’s kitchens and other natural gas users got stuck on the last Sunday as the gas supply stopped suddenly without any prior notice. The gas supply was totally stopped from the morning in the region of Rampura, Banasree, Mahanagar Project, Khilgaon and other adjacent areas of the city. Unfortunately, Titas gas, the state-run gas distribution company did not notify the customers before this disaster, which made the... »