Bangladesh Discovers New Gas Field
Bangladesh has discovered a new gas field in northeastern part of the country with significant potential.
Xinhua has reported that gas structure in the country's Kailashtila gas field in Sylhet, some 241 km northeast of thecapital, has been discovered by the state-run Bangladesh Petroleum Exploration Company (BAPEX).
BAPEX Managing Director Mortuza Ahmad Faruque told reporters that the new layer of gasreserve was detected during test drilling at a well in the Kailashtila gas field in Sylhet onSunday.
The news agency has said that officials were at the moment could not ascertain immediately the total amount of recoverable gasreserves in the new layer of the field as a thorough analysis and interpretation of the data has not been completed.