Pertamina Bangladesh power station

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Pertamina Bangladesh power station is a proposed 1,400-megawatt (MW) gas-fired power plant in Chittagong Division, Bangladesh.[1]


The map below shows the approximate location of the proposed power station in Anwara Upazila - Chittagong District, Chittagong Division, Bangladesh.

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In September 2017, the Indonesian Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources, the Ministry of Power, Energy and Mineral Resources of Bangladesh signed a memorandum of understanding for Pertamina, an Indonesian oil and gas holding company, to build a Combined Cycle Gas Turbine (CCGT) independent power plant with a capacity of 1,400 MW.[2]

Bangladesh was expected to make a decision on Pertamina's proposal, which included Pertamina supplying the natural gas, in late 2019.[3] Concerns delaying the decision included "reportedly dwindling gas reserves in Indonesia and a major overhaul at Pertamina".[4]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Pertamina Bangladesh
  • Parent company: PT Pertamina
  • Location: Anwara Upazila - Chittagong District, Chittagong Division, Bangladesh
  • Coordinates: 22.2337, 91.8660 (approximate)
  • Gross capacity (proposed): 1,400 MW
    • Combined-cycle unit: 1,400 MW (start-up 2023)

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