Matarbari RLNG power station

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Matarbari LNG power station is a proposed 600-megawatt (MW) gas-fired power plant in Chittagong Division, Bangladesh.[1] CBPCBL lists it as CPGCBL-Mitsui 500-630 MW LNG Based CCPP.[2]

Location

The map below shows the approximate location of the proposed power station in Maheshkhali Upazila - Cox's Bazar District, Chittagong Division, Bangladesh.

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Background

Japanese MITSUI and Company Limited and the Coal Power Generation Company Bangladesh Limited (CPGCBL) will jointly build a regasified liquefied natural gas power plant.[3]

In April 2019, CPGCBL put out a request for financial advisory services for the project.[4]

By the end of 2019, CPGCBL had purchased the land for the power plant.[2]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: CPGCBL/Mitsui Joint Venture
  • Parent company: CPGCBL/Mitsui Joint Venture
  • Location: Maheshkhali Upazila - Cox's Bazar District, Chittagong Division, Bangladesh
  • Coordinates: 21.728078, 91.889577 (approximate)
  • Gross capacity (proposed): 600 MW
    • Combined-cycle unit: 600 MW (to start 2023)

Articles and Resources

References

  1. Darrell Proctor, Bangladesh Announces LNG Power Plants as Part of Generation Expansion, Power Magazine, Dec 1, 2017
  2. 2.0 2.1 Future Project, CPGCBL website, accessed Dec 24, 2019
  3. Aminur Rahman Rasel Govt plans to build 600MW LNG-based power plant at Matarbari, Dhaka Tribune, Jul 18, 2017
  4. REQUEST FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST (EoI) FOR SELECTION OF CONSULTANT FOR FINANCIAL ADVISORY SERVICES (FAS)., CPGCBL website, Apr 4, 2019