• Monday, Jun 21, 2021
  • Last Update : 08:20 am

4-hr gas outage at Rampura, Banasree areas Wednesday

  • Published at 11:11 pm January 7th, 2020
Prepaid gas Meter
A number of prepaid gas meters mounted on a wall Syed Zakir Hossain/Dhaka Tribune

Gas outages, low pressures are two major problems Dhaka dwellers face very often

Gas supply to the capital’s east and west Rampura, Banasree and adjoining areas will be suspended for four hours due to relocation of gas pipelines for tie-in installation on Wednesday.

Household, commercial, captive power, industrial and CNG consumers in the aforementioned areas will be affected from 2pm to 6pm, a press release from Titas Gas Transmission and Distribution Company Ltd (TGTDCL) said on Tuesday.

According to TGTDCL, the relocation is mandatory for plugging off leakages at gas pipelines.

Gas outages and low pressure are two major problems Dhaka city dwellers face very often, with the crisis worsening every winter.

Consumers also come across the problems owing to the installation and replacement of gas pipelines on a regular basis, mainly because of slack coordination between utility agencies and development projects.

The TGTDCL is already facing a shortfall of at least 300mmcfd gas against the demand of around 2,200mmcfd. In the Dhaka metropolitan area alone, the demand is nearly 1,700mmcfd.

With 2,783,134 consumers, including 44 power plants, three fertilizer factories, 1,630 captive power producers, and 5,128 industrial units, the TGTDCL supplies gas under eight categories to the Dhaka and Mymensingh divisions.

The number of Titas' household consumers is 2,764,247, while the number of commercial and CNG users stand at 11,688 and 382, respectively.

51
Facebook 50
blogger sharing button blogger
buffer sharing button buffer
diaspora sharing button diaspora
digg sharing button digg
douban sharing button douban
email sharing button email
evernote sharing button evernote
flipboard sharing button flipboard
pocket sharing button getpocket
github sharing button github
gmail sharing button gmail
googlebookmarks sharing button googlebookmarks
hackernews sharing button hackernews
instapaper sharing button instapaper
line sharing button line
linkedin sharing button linkedin
livejournal sharing button livejournal
mailru sharing button mailru
medium sharing button medium
meneame sharing button meneame
messenger sharing button messenger
odnoklassniki sharing button odnoklassniki
pinterest sharing button pinterest
print sharing button print
qzone sharing button qzone
reddit sharing button reddit
refind sharing button refind
renren sharing button renren
skype sharing button skype
snapchat sharing button snapchat
surfingbird sharing button surfingbird
telegram sharing button telegram
tumblr sharing button tumblr
twitter sharing button twitter
vk sharing button vk
wechat sharing button wechat
weibo sharing button weibo
whatsapp sharing button whatsapp
wordpress sharing button wordpress
xing sharing button xing
yahoomail sharing button yahoomail