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Asia-Pacific, Bangladesh: Plans to restructure gas and electricity sectors. David Hayes. Petroleum Review September 2006, P. 41-42

Preparations are underway for the proposed corporatisation of state-run Bangladesh Power Development Board (BPDB) as part of efforts to reform the electricity industry and increase power supplies to keep pace with Bangladesh’s expanding economy. The government-backed programme matches a similar initiative due to begin shortly to reform the nation’s natural gas supply industry and to ensure the long-term financial sustainability of gas transmission and distribution companies. David Hayes reports.

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