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  • 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.