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Dhaka Sunday,  Apr 30, 2017

Gas Sector

Bakhrabad-gas-field-337x205 Country’s Gas production has increased but the relative income has reduced on the contrary. In fact, the Gas production of the International Oil Companies (IOC) has increased mostly. The price of IOC gas is relatively higher than that of the domestic plants causing higher purchase and less income. This information was revealed through assessing some recent government records on gas-production, purchase, sell, distribution, income, expenditure. According to the records, the... »
stove-gas The gas supply may be interrupted in Dhaka city areas and also in the vicinities including Narayanganj, Siddhirganj, Fatulla, Muktarpur and Jinjira. The interruption may last from 25th August to 1st September, due to a schedule cleaning-pigging in the gas transmission lines in those areas. Sources from Titas Gas Transmission and Distribution Company Ltd. has confirmed about the scheduled ‘on stream cleaning-pigging’ of the gas transmission lines in those areas.... »
lpg It is also important to educate the public, particularly housewives, about the safety precautions in handling the LPG cylinders It is worrying to note that 24 gas cylinder blasts occurred in the Barisal region in the past one year, a report carried in this newspaper recently revealed this. In the absence of effective monitoring, LPG traders are conducting business with utter disregard to safety norms resulting in accidents every now... »
gas-hearing-360x149 Consumers and experts on Thursday censured a move of state-run Petrobangla to realise Tk 10,400 crore a year through a fresh round of gas price hike to adjust its deficit amounting Tk 900 crore. The plan was revealed at a public hearing hosted by the Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission on the proposal of state-run Petrobangla to increase the retail price of natural gas by 65 per cent on an average.... »
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... »