Govt mulls to procure 3 gas-fields


PV Desk : The government is mulling to acquire Habiganj’s Bibiana, Sylhet’s Jalalabad and Moulvibazar gas fields of the country.

Energy and Mineral Resources Division Secretary Nazimuddin Chowdhury made the indication in a seminar marking the National Energy Security Day at Petro Center in city on Wednesday (Aug 9).

Nazimuddin Chowdhury said Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is taking a courageous decision like Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman who had acquired five gas fields. The matter will be disclosed very soon.

It is to be noted that the US energy company Chevron wants to sell Bibiyana, Jalalabad and Maulvibazar gas fields. Recently a primary accord was signed between Chevron Bangladesh and a China-based company.