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Dhaka Saturday,  Mar 25, 2017

Gas Sector

gas-hearing-360x149 Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission (BERC) on Thursday slightly hinted on a possible hike in gas prices in both bulk and retail levels after the experts slammed a few state-run companies for their unjustified price hike proposals. However, the chairman to the BERC remarked that it would be confirmed within no more than 90 days from now on. BERC has finished the eight-day long public hearing on Yesterday at the TCB... »
jalalabad-gas-company-logo Technical Evaluation Committee (TEC) of Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission (BERC) recommended for not hiking the gas distribution charge of Jalalabad Gas Transmission & Distribution System Ltd (JGTDSL). The company would earn an additional revenue of Tk 34 crore in the current fiscal year 2016-17, claimed the TEC after evaluating the financial statement. TEC claimed that the JGTDSL is already getting an additional Tk 0.13 for distributing per cubic meter of... »
gas-hearing-360x149 Technical Evaluation Committee (TEC) of Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission (BERC) recommended for not hiking the gas distribution charge of Karnaphuli Gas Distribution Company Ltd (KGDCL). The company would earn an additional revenue of Tk 267.07 million in the current fiscal year 2016-17, claimed the TEC after evaluating the financial statement. TEC claimed that the KGDCL is receiving Tk 0.2428 for per cubic meter of gas where, they would only require... »
minister muhit Cooking is a huge waste of Bangladesh’s natural gas and the government acknowledges it, Finance Minister AMA Muhith has said. “Gas is so precious a resource that there is no meaning to wasting it for making rice,” he told a discussion on Saturday. The government has enforced measures to discourage household use of gas by refusing new connections and by proposing import of LPG cylinders. Those against the government’s plan... »
pgcl-logo-337x205 The Technical Evaluation Committee (TEC) of the Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission (BERC) has recommended hiking the tariff of gas distribution by 6.73%, after evaluating the proposals submitted by the Pashchimanchal Gas Company Limited (PGCL). However, energy experts, consumers and civil society members have strongly opposed the proposal of gas tariff hike by the PGCL as the company has a poor prospect for expansion of new connections and business growth. Energy... »
titas-gas Technical Evaluation Committee (TEC) of Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission (BERC) rejected the proposal of raising the gas distribution charge at a public hearing session. Titas Gas Transmission and Distribution Company Ltd., the charge uprising proposer state-owned company is already in business and making adequate profits, claimed the TEC after evaluating the financial statement. TEC estimated that Titas would easily gain an amount of Tk 3,596.35 million revenue in the fiscal... »
Nasrul Hamid State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid Bipu said the gas supply trough pipeline in city and adjacent areas would be discontinued. Instead of that, LP gas would be available for cooking. The minister made the remarks at his office in secretariat on Monday. Government will not approve new connection and the prevailing connections would rather be removed within a short time, the minister added. According to... »
Gas-Transmission-Company-Ltd The Technical Evaluation Committee (TEC) of the Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission (BERC) has recommended hiking the tariff of gas transmission by 89 percent, after evaluating the proposals submitted by the Gas Transmission Company Limited (GTCL). Experts claim it to be completely irrational while the GTCL is in profit. GTCL proposed to raise the transmission charge to Tk0.3665. Currently, the tariff of gas transmission is Tk0.1565 per cubic meter and the TEC recommended it to raise up... »
gas price A public hearing on settling upon the gas prices will set forth from today, which will endure till 18th August. Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission (BERC) is arranging this public hearing at the TCB Bhaban in Dhaka’s Karwan Bazar in response to the “gas transmission tariff and price hike proposals” submitted by the 7 state-owned gas transmission and distribution companies. Six of the gas distribution companies and one Transmission Company along... »
gas Hearing on gas price is starting from august. Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission (BERC) will begin an eight-day hearing. The hearing will continue from 7 to 18 August. It will hold on gas transmission tariff and price hike proposals submitted by seven state-owned gas transmission and distribution companies. It will also hold a hearing on gas bulk tariff. The interested persons and organisations will have to write to the commission by... »