Ghorashal Urea Fertiliser Factory reopens after 5 monthsNew Age Online
Ghorashal Urea Fertiliser Factory resumed its production Monday after a five month shut, due to lack of methane gas supply, factory officials said.
Titas Gas authority has already restored supplies to the factory on August 24.
‘The machines of the factory are automated so it takes extra time to resume production, ‘said Prodip Kumar Majumdar, the factory manager (admin).
Four out of six state-owned urea factories, which are run by Bangladesh Chemical Industries Corporation, have stopped production due to lack of gas supply.
The operations of Polash Urea Fertiliser Factory Limited and Urea Fertiliser Factory Limited, both in Narsingdhi, along with the Chittagong Urea Fertiliser Company Limited were suspended on March 27, March 22 and March 31 respectively.
The official said the factory produces 1,200 metric tons urea fertiliser per day and it incurs an operational loss of about Tk 2.50 crore a day if remains out of production.
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