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Bangladesh discovers new gas reserve

Publish Date: 20 Aug 2012, 11:19 AM
Last Updated: 20 Aug 2012, 11:19 AM
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Bangladesh discovers gas reserve
Bangladesh discovers gas reserve

Dhaka: Bangladesh has discovered a new inland gas field; reported. The reserve is located in Sylhet district, about 240 km from Dhaka.

Mortuza Ahmad Faruque, managing director of the state-run Bangladesh Petroleum Exploration Company told reporters that it was discovered during a test drill on Sunday.

However, Faruque said that it could not be ascertained immediately the total amount of recoverable gas."We're expecting to add about 20 million cubic feet of gas per day from the new zone," he said.

(Agencies)


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