Bangladesh confirms existence of extractable natural gas

/ 06:23 PM November 02, 2017

Bangladesh’s energy explorer Bapex has completed two pending geological tests to confirm existence of high-pressured extractable natural gas, only 3 kilometers away from Shahbazpur field.

“The gas is burning,” an excited Meherul Hasan, the project director and a DGM of Bapex, told The Daily Star.


Early morning yesterday the Bapex conducted the perforation test, a method to determine the flow pressure of the gas field, which is believed to be an extension of Shahbazpur field.

The high gas pressure also confirmed a rich reserve, which was disclosed prematurely by the government last week.


Bapex finished another crucial test direct steam method to determine the extractable reserve two days back.

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