gas crisis

January 13, 2018
January 13, 2018

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...

December 18, 2017
December 18, 2017

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.

October 28, 2017
October 28, 2017

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...

September 13, 2017
September 13, 2017

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.

April 20, 2017
April 20, 2017

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.

January 27, 2016
January 27, 2016

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.

January 27, 2016
January 27, 2016

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.

January 24, 2016
January 24, 2016

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...