Dhaka to Chittagong Oil Pipeline

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Dhaka to Chittagong Gas Pipeline is an under construction oil pipeline in Bangladesh.[1][2]


The pipeline will run from Dhaka to Chittagong, Bangladesh.[3]

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Project Details

  • Owner: Bangladesh Petroleum Corporation (BPC)[2]
  • Proposed capacity: 3 MMtpa[1]
  • Length: 155 miles/ 249.4 kilometers[1]
  • Diameter: 16 inches[1]
  • Status: Construction[3]
  • Start Year: 2022[2]
  • Cost: Tk 28 billion (approximately $0.33 Million)[3]


The pipeline will transport imported and refined petroleum to Dhaka[4]. The project received approval from the Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) in October 2018. [4] Engineers India Ltd. was contracted to do route surveying and the Bangladesh Army was contracted to do engineering, procurement and construction.[1]

As of November 2019, only 12 percent of the work had been completed.[3]

Articles and resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Planned Projects Pipelines and Gas Journal, accessed August 23, 2019
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 "বাংলাদেশ পেট্রোলিয়াম কর্পোরেশন". www.bpc.gov.bd. Retrieved 2021-08-23.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 "Energy & Power Magazine". ep-bd.com. Retrieved 2021-08-23.
  4. 4.0 4.1 Kabir, Humayan (6 January 2020). "BPC set to install 246-km oil pipeline from Ctg to Dhaka". Financial Express. Retrieved 25 February 2020.

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