A working meeting between Alexey Miller, Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee, and Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh, took place in Moscow today.
The parties expressed their appreciation for the Company’s efforts in Bangladesh. It was noted that since 2013 Gazprom had built 15 exploratory and development wells in seven fields in the country.
The participants discussed the prospects for cooperation in oil and gas prospecting, exploration and development. Attention was also paid to the further implementation of the contract between Gazprom and the Petrobangla state-owned corporation for the construction of two prospecting and exploratory wells on Bhola Island in the south of Bangladesh.
Gazprom’s main partner in Bangladesh is Petrobangla, a state-owned corporation involved in oil, gas and mineral resource-related activities.
Gazprom's interests in Bangladesh are represented by Gazprom International, a company specialized in the implementation of oil and gas projects outside Russia.
In 2012 and 2015, Gazprom and Petrobangla signed contracts to build exploratory and development wells in a number of gas fields in Bangladesh. In 2017, Gazprom and Petrobangla signed a contract to construct two prospecting and exploratory wells on Bhola Island in the south of Bangladesh.