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Exxon-Qatar venture among 12 companies vying for Bangladesh LNG project - document

Jun 23 2019

DHAKA A joint venture of Qatar Petroleum and Exxon Mobil Corp is among 12 firms that have indicated interest in building Bangladesh's first onshore liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminal, according to an official document reviewed by Reuters.

Bangladesh receives interest from 12 companies to build LNG terminal

Jun 20 2019

SINGAPORE/DHAKA Bangladesh has received interest from twelve companies to build the country's first onshore liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminal, according to four sources familiar with the matter.

Bangladesh's Summit, Japan's JERA to invest $500 million in Cox's Bazar energy project

May 29 2019

SINGAPORE/DHAKA A company controlled by Bangladesh's Summit Group said on Wednesday it had signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Japan's JERA Asia to develop energy infrastructure including port facilities in the Matarbari area in Cox's Bazar.

Unipec, Vitol set to win tender to supply fuels to Bangladesh -sources

May 26 2019

DHAKA/SINGAPORE, May 26 Energy traders Unipec and Vitol placed the lowest offers in a tender by Bangladesh Petroleum Corp to buy nearly 1.35 million tonnes of oil products in the second half of 2019, sources said on Sunday.

UPDATE 2-Bangladesh nearly doubles rice import duty to boost local farmers

May 23 2019

* Domestic prices fall to lowest in 3 years amid ample supply

Bangladesh garment unions say new factory oversight deal risks worker safety

May 21 2019

DHAKA The end of an international arrangement aimed at ensuring the wellbeing of Bangladeshi garment workers is likely to undermine safety by making factory owners responsible for maintaining standards, trade union leaders said on Tuesday.

Bangladesh garment unions say new factory oversight deal risks worker safety

May 21 2019

DHAKA, May 21 The end of an international arrangement aimed at ensuring the wellbeing of Bangladeshi garment workers is likely to undermine safety by making factory owners responsible for maintaining standards, trade union leaders said on Tuesday.

UPDATE 1-Bangladesh tenders for up to 1.345 mln T oil products for H2 2019

May 13 2019

DHAKA, May 13 Bangladesh Petroleum Corp (BPC) has issued an international tender to import as much as 1.345 million tonnes of refined oil products for the second half of 2019, officials said on Monday.

Cyclone hits Bangladesh after battering India, mass evacuations save lives

May 04 2019

DHAKA/BHUBANESWAR, India The strongest cyclone to hit India in five years killed at least 12 people in eastern Odisha state before swinging north-eastwards into Bangladesh on Saturday where five more people died and more than a million were moved to safety. | Video

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