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Haripur Gas field: Drilling begins in 9th well

Sylhet Gas Field Limited (SGFL) started drilling the ninth well of the Haripur Gas Field in Jaintapur of Sylhet on Thursday morning.

Managing Director of SGFL Engineer Ali Iqbal Md Nurullah, Managing Director of Bangladesh Petroleum Exploration and Production Company Limited (BAPEX) Mohammad Ali were present during the inauguration of the drilling.

The demand for gas is rising in Bangladesh. It is expected to increase further as the government is setting up EPZ’s to woo foreign investment.