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  • 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.