38164-013: Natural Gas Access Improvement Project (formerly Clean Fuel Development Project)

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The objective of the Project is to increase access to, and reliability of, natural gas supply in Bangladesh through capacity expansion and efficiency improvements in natural gas production, transmission and distribution systems. The Project comprises four components. PART A: TRANSMISSION CAPACITY EXPANSION Part A-1: construction of a 30-inch, approximately 61 kilometer gas transmission pipeline from Ashuganj to Bakhrabad, and the installation of interface metering and regulating stations ... Read More

Country Bangladesh
Project Number 38164-013
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Numbers Loan No. 2623
Loan No. 2622
Approval Date 26 Mar 2010
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 266,000
Geographical Location Ashugani, Bakhrabad, Elenga, eastern and southwest region of Bangladesh.
Sector Energy
Subsector Oil and gas transmission and distribution
Safeguard Categories Environment: B
Resettlement: A
Indigenous People: C

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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Md. Saidur Rahman
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Responsible ADB Department
South Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Bangladesh Resident Mission

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

Titas Gas Transmission & Distribution Co. Ltd.
*Mr. Md. Abdul Aziz Khan

Bangladesh Gas Fields Company Ltd.
*Mr. Md. Nurul Islam

Sundarban Gas Company Limited (SGCL)
*A.B.M. Nazmul Hasan

PDS Creation Date
18 Jan 2010

Last PDS Update
22 Jul 2014