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  • Lack of Gas Supply

    No gas supply to Uttara, Baridhara for 9hrs today

    Gas supply to the certain parts of Dhaka’s Uttara, Baridhara DOHS and Joarshahra areas will remain shut for nine hours till 3:00pm today due to maintenance work.

  • gas problem in Dhaka

    12-hr gas supply suspension in city tomorrow

    Another spell of gas crisis is likely to be due from Tuesday evening for parts of Dhaka city due to the ongoing construction of metro rail.

  • Gas Crisis: Four power plants shut temporarily

    Four power plants with a combined capacity of around 1,000MW were closed for a temporary period because of a fall in gas supply.

  • Gas crisis to stay for at least another week

    The ongoing gas crisis is likely to linger for at least another week as engineers are finding it difficult to fix the technical problem in an LNG supply line in Cox's Bazar.

  • Gas Crisis in Dhaka: No respite till LNG supply starts in June

    Julekha Begum, a resident of Gendaria DIT plot, could not make iftar on the first day of Ramadan as the gas supply went out at 9:00am and did not resume before iftar.

  • LNG to end gas crisis

    LNG to come from Oman too

    As part of its efforts to address gas crisis in the country, the government is going to import liquefied natural gas (LNG) from Oman.

  • Gas burner

    Gas crisis hits capital again

    Farhana Nasrin cradled her one-and-a-half-year old daughter with one hand and tried to light the stove with the other. The baby was crying for food and the mother wanted to cook something to calm her down.

  • Crippling gas crisis hits Chittagong city

    The port city has been experiencing a severe gas crisis for more than a week, leaving its residents to use alternative means to cook or buy prepared food.

  • LNG to end gas crisis

    Imported LNG to end gas crisis

    Good news: Annual Import of US$3 billion Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) is to ease the decades-long gas crisis of the country. Import will start in April, 2018 and by October more than one third of the country's gas needs would be imported in the form of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG).

  • No gas crisis next year: Tawfiq-e-Elahi

    Pinning hopes on imports, prime minister’s Energy Affairs Adviser Tawfiq-e-Elahi Chowdhury has said there will be no gas crisis from the next year.

  • Gas extraction begins at Sundalpur field

    State-owned Bangladesh Petroleum Exploration and Production Company Limited (Bapex) begins extraction of natural gas from Sundalpur gas field in Noakhali.

  • Steps taken to improve gas supply: PM

    Amid countrywide severe gas crisis, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina says government has taken various steps to improve the gas supply.

  • Gas crisis to remain 3/4 days: Minister

    The prevailing gas crisis in Dhaka city will persist for three or four days, State Minister for Power and Energy Nasrul Hamid says.

  • Gas crisis hits city

    Tahmina Afaz is a schoolteacher and lives at Ulan in the capital's West Rampura. She doesn't start for work until 7:30am, but since winter began, she has been waking up long before sunrise. "If I get up any later than 5:00am, I cannot finish cooking for my family before I go to work. The gas supply falls after sunrise, so much so that sometimes I cannot even turn the stove on," she says.