The latest hike of gas prices undoubtedly spells trouble for industries as they will try to shift the burden onto consumers by raising product prices, which will boomerang onto them by eating away at their competitiveness in international markets.
Consumers in southern part of Dhaka city and adjoining areas, and Narayanganj and Munshiganj may experience disruption or low pressure in gas supply for a week - from tomorrow (November 6) to November 12 - due to technical work in the gas transmission line.
Textile mill owners yesterday said they were willing to shell out 40 percent more for gas if the supply was uninterrupted. Supply disruptions were costing the industry crores of taka, they said.
The acute gas crisis, which has been plaguing the industrial sector and households, is unlikely to see a drastic improvement anytime soon.
There will be no gas supply in some areas of Dhaka for 11 hours from 2pm today (October 1, 2022) due to emergency repair work of the pipeline.
Gas supply — both residential and commercial —in Sadar and Sarail upazilas of Brahmanbaria has been suspended from early today (July 31, 2022) due to pipeline relocation work under the four-lane highway upgradation project from Ashuganj river port to Akhaura land port.
Due to emergency work in a gas pipeline, the supply of gas will be suspended in some areas of Gazipur for 24 hours starting at 9:00 am tomorrow (June 17, 2022) to Saturday 9:00 am.
Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission (Berc) will announce the new gas tariff at the consumer level tomorrow (June 5, 2022).
Gas supply to Rajshahi division will remain suspended for two days from the night of Eid day for expansion work.
After four days of disruption, the Chevron-operated Bibiyana gas field resumed full production from this morning – which is likely to end the gas crisis in parts of Bangladesh.
Gas supply will remain shut in Gulshan-1, Gulshan -2, Banani, Natun Bazar, Baridhara and their adjoining areas for three hours from 2:00pm to 5:00pm tomorrow.
Gas supply in some areas of Dhaka will remain suspended for 12 hours -- from 8:00am -- tomorrow due to gas pipeline relocation work.
Gas supply to Dhaka’s Mirpur, Mohammadpur and surrounding areas resume after around eight hours of disruption due to a fire at Mirpur’s West Shewrapara.
Karnaphuli Gas Distribution Company Limited has discontinued gas supply to general hospital of Chattogram, putting around 200 patients in immense suffering.
State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid says that the government will replace old gas distribution lines of the capital.
Gas supply will remain suspended in western part of Dhaka city and Savar for 12 hours from 8:00pm today due to maintenance works.
Supply gas has resumed full steam across Dhaka South and other areas after suspension through overnight due to pipeline replacement.
Gas supply in a vast area of the capital, that include important government establishments such as Bangabhaban, Gono Bhaban and Jatiya Sangsad, will remain suspended for 12 hours from this evening.
Gas supply will remain suspended today for 10 hours in Dhaka's Mirpur and adjoining areas due to relocation of gas pipelines to facilitate construction of Mass Rapid Transit Development under the Dhaka Metro Rail Project.