Petrobangla

September 19, 2022
September 19, 2022

Another day, another damning audit report

Will Petrobangla remain unaccountable?

September 18, 2022
September 18, 2022

State coffers robbed of Tk 4,697cr by Petrobangla, BPC

The government has been deprived of about Tk 4,697 crore for 19 counts of irregularities by Petrobangla and Bangladesh Petroleum Corporation, found an audit.

August 27, 2022
August 27, 2022

Only the guilty need indemnity laws

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

August 24, 2022
August 24, 2022

Who will rein in Bangladesh Petroleum Corporation?

It must be made accountable for its irregularities

August 23, 2022
August 23, 2022

Indemnity recommended for Petrobangla officials from legal proceedings

A recommendation has been made to a parliamentary standing committee that a martial-law era provision be brought back for shielding Petrobangla officials from legal proceedings for “acting in good faith”.

August 7, 2022
August 7, 2022

Meant for gas exploration, TK 2000cr used for LNG import

Petrobangla used around Tk 2,000 crore from the Gas Development Fund, which was formed for gas exploration, to import liquefied natural gas. According to Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission, Petrobangla did not take necessary permission for this.

August 3, 2022
August 3, 2022

Petrobangla’s dangerous dependency on gas imports

Self-sufficiency can rid us of the threat of energy crises

August 3, 2022
August 3, 2022

Tk 2,000cr meant for gas exploration but Petrobangla spent on import

Petrobangla spent Tk 2,000 crore from the Gas Development Fund (GDF), meant for gas exploration, to import LNG without the permission of Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission.

June 10, 2022
June 10, 2022

How to avoid buying LNG from the spot market

We have known for a while that dependence on the expensive liquefied natural gas (LNG) would put Bangladesh under major financial stress.

June 4, 2022
June 4, 2022

New gas price to be announced tomorrow: Berc

Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission (Berc) will announce the new gas tariff at the consumer level tomorrow (June 5, 2022).