Wood Mackenzie attended the Bangladesh Power Summit 2017 in Dhaka in early July. Principal analyst Chong Zhi Xin presented a paper on 'Power trends in South Asia and the role of LNG'. In Bangladesh clear developments are taking place across the energy sector in power gas and upstream. As a result of the Speedy Supply of Power and Energy Special Provision Act enacted in 2015 the government has been able to enter into direct negotiation with private companies to fast track projects. We highlight some of the findings from this visit.