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Bangladesh to sign 15-year LNG import deal with Qatar

DHAKA: Bangladesh will sign a 15-year deal with Qatar’s RasGas Co to import liquefied natural gas (LNG) starting in 2018 as the South Asian country turns to the super-cooled fuel to fill a domestic supply gap for power generation, two officials told Reuters. The deal will be signed on Sept 25 in Qatar, said Mohammad Quamr­uzza­man, managing director of the Rupantarita Prakritik Gas Co, a unit of state-owned oil firm Petrobangla. Under the deal, RasGas will supply 1.8 million tonnes a year of LNG for the first five…