Sunday, July 14, 2024

LPG costlier in Bangladesh than in India

Says CAB at public hearing The price of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) in Bangladesh is higher than the price in India, so the operators’ demand for a higher price does not hold water, said the Consumers’ Association of Bangladesh (CAB) yesterday. Earlier in April, the Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission (BERC) had for the first time ... Read more

LPG sold at high price in Sylhet

Liquefied gas cylinders are being sold in Sylhet at almost double the price set by Bangladesh Petroleum Corporation in absence of proper monitoring over the market. A dishonest quarter comprising some officials and employees of BPC distributors—viz. Padma, Meghna and Jamuna oil depots and their authorised dealers—is engaged in creating artificial crisis in

Consumers not getting price benefits of govt LPG supply

The consumers of Liquefied Petroleum Gas are not getting the benefit of government announced lower price as dealers are still supplying LPG at double the price at which they are supposed to sell the kitchen fuel. In the absence of market monitoring, 12,000 dealers of government provided LPG are cashing more than Tk 100 crore ... Read more

LPG dealers fleece people as no regulation exists

Importers and dealers of liquefied petroleum gas in the country are charging the consumers extortionately high prices, cashing in on the absence of any market monitoring and control instituted by the government. The retail price of LPG has soared up to 25 per cent over the past eight months, although its global price has been ... Read more

Rush to set up LPG plants

Surging demand for liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) from the fast-expanding housing sector is forcing entrepreneurs to quickly install plants and grab a share of the growing market. About a dozen companies are in line to join the existing six, which include two state-owned firms. But some 30 companies have applied to the government, seeking permission ... Read more