Omera LPG (IFC-40464)

  • Bangladesh
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Financial Institutions
  • International Finance Corporation (IFC)
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Project Status
Bank Risk Rating
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Voting Date
Jun 25, 2018
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  • Construction
  • Energy
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Investment Type(s)
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 20.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Project Cost (USD)
$ 60.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please see updated project documentation for more information.
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ IFC website

Updated in EWS Sep 9, 2019

Disclosed by Bank Apr 20, 2018

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Project Description

IFC is considering an investment of up to US$20 million to support Omera’s expansion plans. Omera Petroleum Ltd. is the second largest liquefied petroleum gas player in Bangladesh, with a throughput capacity of 120,000 metric ton per annum. 

The expansion plan being funded by IFC will include:

  • Increasing propane/LPG storage capacity inside the existing Mongla terminal
  • Enhancing the bottling capacity at satellite stations
  • Purchasing additional cylinders, road tankers / fork lifters, and two river barges.


Investment Description
Private Actors Description

Omera Petroleum Ltd., a subsidiary of MJL Bangladesh Ltd, is the second largest largest operator in the Liquefied Petroleum Gas sector of Bangladesh with a throughput capacity of 120,000 metric ton per annum.

Private Actor 1 Private Actor 1 Role Private Actor 1 Sector Relation Private Actor 2 Private Actor 2 Role Private Actor 2 Sector

Contact Information

For inquiries about the project

Omera Petroleum Limited 
Mohammad Asaduzzaman 
Head of Corporate Affairs & Company Secretary 
Omera House, SW (B) 16, Road 9, Gulshan-1, Dhaka-1212 

For inquiries and comments about IFC

General IFC Inquiries
IFC Communications
2121 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington DC 20433
Telephone: 202-473-3800
Fax: 202-974-4384

For local access to project documentation

Contact Person: Mohammad Asaduzzaman
Company Name: Omera Petroleum Limited
Address: Omera House, SW (B) 16, Road 9, Gulshan-1, Dhaka-1212
Phone: +880-2-9886311-15
Facsimile: +880-2-9886310


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