Thursday, 28 May 2020

June 2011

Chittagong, Bangladesh: A number of Bangladeshi citizens are criticizing the exploration deal made with US company ConocoPhillips, as the minimum share of Petrobangla will be 55 percent if recoverable oil or gas is found in the deep sea blocks in the Bay of Bengal, according to a highly-placed source from Petrobangla.
Read more: Citizens criticize exploration deal with US Company

Maungdaw, Arakan State: Maungdaw Township and its people faced difficulty in traveling and finding food after heavy rain and wind submerged much of Maungdaw on Friday, according to an elder from Maungdaw.

The heavy rain covered the Maungdaw municipal area

Read more: Heavy rains flood much of Maungdaw

Maungdaw, Arakan State: Heavy rain and landslides have cut off the main road connecting Maungdaw and Buthidaung today, said Hashim, a driver who frequently travels on this road.

The road of Maungdaw-Buthidaung condition after raining

Read more: Heavy rain and landslides cut Maungdaw-Buthidaung road

Maungdaw, Arakan State: Maungdaw police officers do not respect females’ rights, especially regarding sexual abuse, said a relative of a victim in Thanda Village under Maungdaw Township.
Read more: No rights for females in Maungdaw

Chittagong, Bangladesh: The government has signed a production-sharing contract (PSC) with American firm ConocoPhillips for exploration of oil and gas in the deep sea blocks while discounting howls of protests, according to Petrobangla Chairman Hossain Monsur.


The map of oil and gas fields in Bangladesh

Read more: Deep sea gas blocks open to export