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Dhaka Monday,  Jan 24, 2022

Gas Sector

The long awaited natural gas supply through pipeline finally reached Goalpara area under Khalishpur Police Station in Khulna city. ‘The gas packing was completed by using the newly built pipeline on September 3 and the gas officially reaches the industrial belt of the country’s southern parts of Khulna meeting three decades long demand of the residents of this region, said an official. However, the gas initially will be supplied to... »
Bangladesh is far from overcoming energy poverty as people lack access to reliable and quality electricity with three-fourths of them still using biomass for cooking, experts said in an online seminar on Sunday. They said that the government should focus on tackling immediate challenges such as developing a smart power grid rather than pursuing lofty long-term goals likely to result in overcapacity. ‘Bangladesh has made tremendous progress in expanding the... »
  Eric M. Walker has been appointed President of Chevron Bangladesh companies based in Dhaka, commencing his position in July 2020. Eric succeeds Neil Menzies, who will be taking on a new position with the company in the United States. Prior to joining Chevron Bangladesh, Eric was the General Manager of Reservoir Management for Europe, Eurasia, and Middle East. In this role, he was based in London and responsible for... »
Omera has started exporting LPG cylinders. The renowned LPG giant manufactured and exported the first consignment of its world-class LPG cylinders to a few companies based in Africa recently, said a press release. Director of Omera Cylinders Limited Azam J Chowdhury said this is not only a matter of pride for Omera but also a pride for the LPG industry and the entire nation. “We are extremely delighted that through... »
Bangladesh has deferred two LNG cargoes having the capacity of carrying 138,000 cubic meters of LNG each as nationwide lockdown to combat the coronavirus pandemic has dented domestic demand of natural gas. Both the cargoes were bound to supply LNG, or liquefied natural gas, in May from Qatar’s QatarGas, managing director of state-run Rupantarita Prakritik Gas Company Ltd, RPGCL, Md Kamruzzaman told the FE Wednesday. He said both the cargoes... »
Bangladesh has won a case filed with the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) against Canadian company Niko Resources for the blowout in Tangratila Gas field at Chhatak, Sylhet on January 7, 2005. State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid disclosed the verdict of the Washington-based arbitration court through an online videoconference from his home. The verdict was released on February 28 this year. “We’ve... »
Non-subsidised LPG or liquefied petroleum gas prices were reduced by up to 65 per cylinder in metros on Wednesday. That marked a second consecutive month of cut in the cooking gas rates. With effect from April 1, the price of non-subsidised LPG was decreased by Rs 61.5 per cylinder (14.2 kilograms) and Rs 62 per cylinder in Delhi and Mumbai respectively, data from Indian Oil Corporation showed. Indian Oil –... »
Prepaid household gas consumers , coronavirus , coronavirus in bangladesh , coronavirus outbreak , Titas Gas Transmission and Distribution Company Ltd. , Titas Gas pre-paid consumers , emergency balance prepaid gas system Titas Gas Transmission and Distribution Company has raised the emergency balance of pre-paid household consumers to Tk 2000 from existing Tk 200 during the government-declared holidays, said Ali Mohammad Al Mamun, managing director of the company. Normally, a... »
Gazprom, the oil giant of Russian Federation, has signed two memorandums of understanding (MoUs) with Petrobangla and Bapex on Tuesday. Under the MoUs, both Bangladesh’s state- owned companies and Gazprom will do some strategic programme in future and drill three wells in the country. “We signed a strategic MoU with Gazprom, under which the world giant will explore oil and gas in onshore and offshore areas of the country. It... »
Bangladesh has started commercial export of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) to neighbouring India with initial shipment of around 1,000 tonnes per month. Two privately owned firms — Omera Petroleum and Beximco LPG — are now exporting LPG to Tripura, a landlocked northeastern state of India, by road. Presently, each of the firms is exporting around 500 tonnes a month, and the volume may climb to around 2,500 tonnes within several... »