A total of seven energy projects may be delayed for over a year due to Covid-19 impacts, officials said.
It was part of 32 projects which is being implemented by the energy and mineral resources division under the annual development program.
The estimated investment in the projects is Tk 6611.48 crore.
The projects are Tk 5426.27 crore Installation of Single Point with Double Pipeline, Tk 141.87 crore FEED services for ERL, Tk 248.75 crore Jet-A-1 Pipeline project from Pitalganj to Kurmitola, Tk 2861 crore Dhaka-Chattogram pipeline project, Tk 1962.38 crore 150 kilometre Bagura-Rangpur-Syedpur gas transmission line, Tk 1154.42 crore Maheskhali-Anwara Parallel Gas Pipeline, Narsingdi compressor station and Rupkalpa project.
The energy and mineral resources division on Saturday informed State Minister for Power and Energy Nasrul Hamid about the delay of the energy projects during a videoconference.
Energy and mineral resources division senior secretary Anisur Rahman, BPC Chairman Shamsul Alam and Petrobangla Chairman ABM Abdul Fattah attended the conference.
According to energy division sources, most of the projects may delay for minimum six months and maximum over a year due to Covid-19.