Petrobangla

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PetroBangla
Bangladesh Oil, Gas & Mineral Corporation
Public
IndustryOil and Gas Industry
PredecessorBangladesh Mineral Oil and Gas Corporation
Founded1972
HeadquartersKawran Bazar, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Area served
Bangladesh
ProductsOil and gas
Minerals
Websitewww.petrobangla.org.bd

PetroBangla (Bangladesh Oil, Gas & Mineral Corporation; Bengali: পেট্রোবাংলা) is a government-owned national oil company of Bangladesh.[1] It explores, produces, transports, manages and sells oil, natural gas and other mineral resources. It also concludes production sharing agreements with other international oil companies for exploration and development of oil and gas resources in Bangladesh.[2]

History[edit]

Victory Day celebration by PetroBangla

PetroBangla was founded in 1985 by merging two government organization, Bangladesh Oil & Gas Corporation (BOGC) and Bangladesh Mineral Development Corporation (BMEDC).[3]

In September 2019, Qatargas delivered the first cargo of liquefied natural gas from a Q-Flex vessel to Petrobangla's Floating Storage and Regasification Unit off Bangladesh.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Petrobangla". banglapedia.org.
  2. ^ Amarsys. "Bangladesh: Gazprom in talks with Petrobangla to drill gas wells". energy-pedia.com.
  3. ^ ":: PETROBANGLA". petrobangla.org.bd. Archived from the original on 9 August 2016. Retrieved 1 August 2013.
  4. ^ "Qatargas delivers first Q-Flex LNG cargo to Petrobangla". Hellenic Shipping News. 23 September 2019. Retrieved 24 September 2019.

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