35242-013: Gas Transmission and Development Project

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


Description

The objectives are to: (i) improve the governance of the gas sector through its restructuring and increased private sector participation by developing an enabling regulatory framework; (ii) ensure the long-term financial viability of the sector by reducing technical and non-technical system losses and improving management of sector entities; and (iii) increase the pace of economic development in less-developed regions of the country by expanding the sustainable use and supply of natural gas. The... Read More

Country Bangladesh
Project Number 35242-013
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Grant
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Numbers Loan No. 2189
Loan No. 2188
Grant No. 0019
Approval Date 27 Oct 2005
Closing Date 04 Jun 2013
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 230,000
Geographical Location Western Part of Bangladesh
Sector Energy
Subsector Oil and gas transmission and distribution
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories No gender elements
Safeguard Categories Environment: B
Resettlement: A
Indigenous People: C

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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Md. Saidur Rahman
Request for information

Responsible ADB Department
South Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Bangladesh Resident Mission

Executing Agencies
Gas Transmission Company Ltd.
Mr. Md. Aminur Rahman

Bangladesh Gas Fields Company Ltd.
Mr. Nurul Islam

Sylhet Gas Fields Limited
Mr. Shamsul Haque

Bangladesh Oil, Gas & Minerals Corp (Petrobangla)
Mr. Mollah Md. Robiul Hossain

Pashchimanchal Gas Company Ltd.
Mr. Abdus Sattar

PDS Creation Date
29 Nov 2006

Last PDS Update
21 Jul 2014

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