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Bangladesh discovers 137 mn barrels of oil


May 20th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, May 20 (IANS) The Bangladesh Oil, Gas and Mineral Corporation - popularly known as Petrobangla - Sunday announced the discovery of 137 million barrels of oil in two old ... Read more...

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Dhaka offers ten gas drilling sites to Russian firm


February 23rd, 2011 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 23 (IANS) Energy-starved Bangladesh has offered a package of ten wells to Russian enterprise Gazprom after a Polish company withdrew from five wells earlier this month.State-run oil, gas and ... Read more...

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Bangladesh discovers gas field with huge reserves


September 26th, 2010 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Sep 26 (IANS) A new gas field with a possibility of a two to three trillion cubic feet (tcf) reserve has been found in Bangladesh, an official said. The gas structure in ... Read more...

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One killed, several trapped in Bangladesh coal mine accident


May 11th, 2010 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, May 11 (IANS) A miner was killed and several others remained trapped Tuesday in a coal mine accident in northern Bangladesh, a media report said. The accident took place about 400 metres ... Read more...

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Export only third option in Dhaka’s gas exploration policy


October 2nd, 2009 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Oct 2 (IANS) Bangladesh says export of gas is only the third option in its production-sharing contracts with multinationals engaged in exploration. "We think ultimately gas export will not be needed ... Read more...

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Bangladesh may have higher gas reserves than estimated


September 18th, 2009 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Sep 18 (IANS) Bangladesh may have surplus gas reserves, something past governments have denied, as per revised estimates being examined by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's government. Hasina told a meeting with ... Read more...

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Chevron’s Dhaka deal runs into trouble


August 30th, 2009 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Aug 30 (IANS) Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has sought 'explanation' from state-run Petrobangla for awarding a gas compressor station contract to American multinational Chevron last year, canceling an open tender. Chevron ... Read more...

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Bangladesh may give gas exploration contracts to foreign firms


July 1st, 2009 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 1 (IANS) The Bangladesh government may award offshore gas exploration contracts to multinational companies in the Bay of Bengal while excluding blocks that may fall in the territories under ... Read more...

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Chevron blamed for destroying natural forest in Bangladesh


June 27th, 2008 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Dhaka, June 27 (DPA) Environmental groups in Bangladesh are up in arms against a US-based oil giant for allegedly destroying a natural forest while exploring for oil and gas near the ... Read more...

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Dhaka strikes oil exploration deals with Chevron, Cairn


June 24th, 2008 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, June 24 (IANS) US oil and gas multinationals Chevron and Cairn have signed a new agreement for oil exploration with Bangladesh's state-run Petrobangla, hoping to enhance their presence in the Bay ... Read more...

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‘India, Myanmar slowing Bangladesh’s oil exploration bids’ (Lead)


June 18th, 2008 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, June 18 (IANS) India and Myanmar are hindering Bangladesh's exploration bids by raising objections on oil and gas exploration in several blocks situated across their overlapping maritime territories, say officials here. ... Read more...

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Are India, Myanmar slowing Bangladesh’s oil exploration bids?


June 18th, 2008 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, June 18 (IANS) India and Myanmar are hindering Bangladesh's exploration bids by raising objections on oil and gas exploration in several blocks bordering their maritime boundaries, say officials here. This may ... Read more...

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Bangladesh invites MNC bids for oil and gas exploration


May 6th, 2008 - 4:44 pm ICT by admin
Dhaka, May 6 (IANS) Bangladesh hopes to get nine foreign oil and gas multinational corporations, including some global names, to bid for offshore blocks for exploration. Submission of offers for exploration in ... Read more...

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