Bangladesh Petroleum Corporation (BPC)

Corruption has crossed all limits

BPC once again found to be at the centre of it

Only the guilty need indemnity laws

The national energy crisis is a direct result of the corruption and nepotism encouraged by the indemnity law.

Who will rein in Bangladesh Petroleum Corporation?

It must be made accountable for its irregularities

Padma’s oil tank sealed off for duty dodging

For the past two months a storage tank of state-run Padma Oil Company containing nearly 6,000 tonnes of furnace oil has been kept sealed off by Custom House, Chattogram on charges of dodging duty of Tk 116.74 crore.

BPC irregularities: JS committee stunned

There has been no external audit of the accounts of Bangladesh Petroleum Corporation over the last 10 years, the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Public Undertakings has found.

Why should people suffer for a bad pricing policy?

The government must reconsider its fuel price hike decision

''BPC's Tk 48,000cr profit overstated; now to make Tk 205cr per month"

After the latest fuel price hike, Bangladesh Petroleum Corporation will make a profit of Tk 205 crore per month, provided that the dollar price continues at the rate of July.

The energy policy is becoming increasingly illogical

Does the government at all care about the socioeconomic fallout of massive fuel price hikes?

A black day in the history of fuel prices

Record price hikes mark an anti-people policy shift

August 6, 2022
August 6, 2022

Fuel price hike: Ctg transport owners demand new fares, suspend services

Chittogram Metropolitan Transport Owners' Association has announced that the public transportation service in Chattogram city will remain suspended from this (August 6, 2022) morning until the government re-fixes the fares to adjust to the fuel price hike.

July 27, 2022
July 27, 2022

BPC chairman says current stock normal, petrol pumps not told to limit fuel sales

Bangladesh Petroleum Corporation (BPC) Chairman ABM Azad today (July 27, 2022) said if imports were stopped today, the stock diesel (4,31,000 MT) will be able to meet demands of the whole country for 32 days.

July 16, 2022
July 16, 2022

Local airlines to face hurdles as jet fuel price goes up yet again

Local airlines will face a severe blow and lose global competitiveness due to the unprecedented increase in jet fuel prices in the domestic market yet again.

June 17, 2022
June 17, 2022

Govt took profits of Petroleum Corporation, left it in lurch

Bangladesh Petroleum Corporation made huge profits for seven years through import of petroleum at low prices but the government took that money, leaving the BPC ill-equipped to cope with the current international market volatility.

June 16, 2022
June 16, 2022

A hike in fuel prices now will be too much to bear

Authorities must explore alternative options

June 12, 2022
June 12, 2022

Jet fuel price hiked for domestic flights, int'l remains same

The price of per litre jet fuel was raised by Tk 5 — to Tk 111 — for domestic flights today (June 12, 2022) by Padma Oil Company Limited, a subsidiary of Bangladesh Petroleum Corporation.

May 25, 2022
May 25, 2022

Dhaka-Ctg fuel pipeline: Construction 50% complete

The installation of a fuel pipeline from Chattogram to Dhaka is progressing at a brisk pace as about half of the work is already complete while the rest is expected to be complete by December, according to project officials.