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The supply of Liquefied natural gas (LNG) has resumed in Chattogram early Saturday after resolve the technical glitch at a terminal in Moheshkhali under Cox’s Bazar around 10.30pm on Friday night. However, the gas supply will be fully restored to the entire city by noon, said the authorities of Karnaphuli Gas Distribution Company Limited (KGDCL). Gautam Chandra Kundu, general manager (operation) of KGDCL, said the gas supply from the terminal... »
Gas supply to households and industrial plants in Chattogram has been halted due to technical issues at a floating liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal in Maheshkhali. The unannouced disruption left residents in dismay on Friday, with households facing difficulties in preparing meals. The impact has extended to local restaurants, where customers have either faced very limited options or had to leave empty-handed. The disruption has also affected gas stations across... »
Bangladesh’s Summit Group has signed a preliminary pact to supply 1.5 million tons of liquefied natural gas (LNG) per year to state-run Petrobangla for 15 years, starting from October 2026, its chairman, Aziz Khan, told Reuters. The deal, which Khan expects to be cleared by the cabinet in less than a month, does not specify a country of origin, giving the company flexibility to source cargoes from anywhere for supply... »
Finally, Intraco, a CNG refueling station operator, started supplying natural gas to different industries in Dhaka and adjoining areas from Bhola in CNG (compressed natural gas) form. Energy and Mineral Resources Secretary Md Nurul Amin inaugurated the launching of the supply at a function at Sonargaon Hotel in the city on Thursday while Petrobangla chairman Janedra Nath Sarker and Intraco Group chairman Hakim Ali also spoke on the occasion. “Initially,... »
Japanese consumer inflation was up 2.9 percent year-on-year in October as the government reduced subsidies for electricity and gas bills, government data showed Friday. The figure for the world’s third-largest economy, which excludes volatile fresh food prices, followed a 2.8 percent on-year jump in September. “The drop in electricity and city gas bills shrank although the rise of gasoline prices narrowed,” a statement accompanying the data release said. The reading... »
Excelerate Energy, a US-based US company, has signed a 15-year sales and purchase agreement (SPA) with state-owned Petrobangla to supply LNG to Bangladesh. Under the SPA, Petrobangla has agreed to purchase 0.85 to 1.0 million tons per annum (“mtpa”) of LNG from Excelerate for a term of 15 years beginning January 2026. Addressing a signing ceremony at a hotel in the city on Wednesday Prime Minister’s Energy Advisor Dr Tawfiq-e-Elahi... »
Customers, already struggling with rising cost of living, will have to pay an additional Tk 1.48 per kg to buy Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) from 6 pm on Thursday. Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission (BERC) announced the new price, saying that the retail consumers will now get a 12kg LPG cylinder at Tk 1,381 including VAT instead of the previous price of Tk 1363. Price of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) has... »
The government will import 2 cargoes of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) from the international spot market. Cabinet Committee on Government Purchase on Thursday approved two separate proposals of state-owned Petrobangla, placed by the Energy and Mineral Resources Division. Both the proposals were approved as unsolicited offers on the basis of Speedy Increase of Power and Energy Supply Act (Amendment) 2021. Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal presided over the virtual meeting,... »
Price of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) has increased further to Tk107.01 per kg for the month of September from Tk94.96 in August and now the retail customers will have to pay an additional Tk12 per kg. Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission (BERC) announced the new price, saying that the retail consumers will now get a 12kg LPG cylinder at Tk1,284 including VAT instead of the previous price of Tk1,140. It means... »
By Macdonald Dzirutwe August 4, 20232:30 AM GMT+6Updated 9 hours ago Students walk on a crowded sidewalk due to scarcity of local transport following shortage of petroleum products in Abuja Students walk on a crowded sidewalk due to scarcity of local transport following shortage of petroleum products in Abuja, Nigeria February 15, 2022. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde/File Photo LAGOS, Aug 3 (Reuters) – Nigeria is turning to gas as an alternative fuel... »