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Dhaka Monday,  Feb 6, 2023

Gas Sector

Five closed wells of ‘Bibiyana Gas Field’ have resumed production. One wells of the gas field have still remained closed. Chevron Bangladesh confirm the Bibiyana Gas Plant has resumed full operations, with all process trains operational, five of the six affected wells back online and gas production at normal levels. The trains and wells were progressively restored this week after a suspension of operations following the discovery of technical anomalies... »
An acute gas crisis gripped the capital Dhaka causing sufferings to city dwellers on Sunday (April 03), the very first day of Ramadan. It was learned that acute gas crisis hit different areas including Green Road, Crescent Road, Central Road, Bhuter Goli, Kathalbagan, Farmgate, Basabo, Mirpur, Hatirpool, Mugda, Banasree and Khilgaon. The Titas Gas Transmission and Distribution Company Limiteds ays it may take a few more days to overcome the... »
Serious gas crisis hit different areas of the capital city on Sunday creating untold sufferings to the homemakers as they failed to prepare Iftar items and daily meals for children on the first day of Ramzan. City dwellers from Gandaria, Jurain, Dayagonj, Sayedabad, Jatrabari, Dhalpur, Wari, Lalbagh, Bakhsibazar, Jigatola, Dhanmondi, Mohammadpur, Ashkona and several parts of old Dhaka and Mirpur, Uttara and adjacent areas are suffering from gas crisis round... »
Consumers will have to buy Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) at a higher price as Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission (BERC) has re-fixed the price of 12 KG LPG cylinder at Tk 1,439 from the existing Tk 1,391 with effect from 6 pm today. It means a consumer has to pay an additional Tk 48 to buy a 12kg LPG container while Tk 4 per kg for other quantities of the containers.... »
Bangladesh faces natural gas crisis due to supply crisis from Bibiyana Bangladesh faces natural gas crisis due to supply crisis from Bibiyana Abrupt fall in gas supply from the country’s largest producing Bibiyana gas field ensued countrywide natural gas crisis affecting gas-guzzling industries, power plants, and household consumers. Household consumers across the country have struggled in making iftar items as gas pressure fell sharply due to the gas crisis, it... »
A complete disruption of energy trading between Russia and the rest of Europe would have grave consequences for the economies of Germany and other EU countries, says energy and security policy expert Kirsten Westphal. If the flow of gas, oil and coal from Russia is ended by either side, cascading effects in production and supply chains could lead to the collapse of entire markets, she argues. In an interview with... »
Two Stoves Tk 1080, One Stove Tk 990 Recommended Gas price hike unlikely anytime soon The Technical Evaluation Committee of the Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission (BERC) has recommended increasing the price of natural gas in the residential sector by Tk 105 per two stoves. Now residential customers have to pay Tk 975 per month for two stoves. In the case of one stove, it has been recommended to increase the... »
People have criticised the proposed gas tariff hike of 117% at the retail level during a four-day public hearing, which began on Monday at the Biam Auditorium in Dhaka. Participants including consumers’ representative, CNG station owner, academicians and political leaders, voiced their stance against the price hike move. They asked the gas supplying companies to reduce the system loss, illegal gas use and gas theft. At the beginning of the... »
Amid uncertainty over global energy supplies, Qatar said it will continue supplying liquefied natural gas (LNG) to Bangladesh, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA). Qatar Ambassador to Bangladesh Seraya Ali Al-Qahtani met State Minister for Foreign Affairs Md Shahriar Alam and discussed issues of mutual interest yesterday. The state minister thanked the government of Qatar for extending its vaccine support to Bangladesh expatriates and not sending them back... »
Bangladesh and India are exploring the possibility of building a cross-border pipeline for liquefied natural gas (LNG) and an LNG terminal, said Indian Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla yesterday. An “India-Bangladesh Friendship Pipeline” is already under construction, he said, adding that India’s energy grids were increasingly being integrated with those of its neighbours Nepal, Bhutan and Bangladesh via high-capacity connections. Shringla was addressing an event in Mussoorie to inaugurate the... »