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Dhaka Sunday,  Feb 17, 2019
MOSCOW: Venezuela’s oil exports have tapered off and shifted toward India since new US sanctions began on January 28 as state-run oil company PDVSA seeks to replace deliveries to the United States and Europe that were disrupted by payment restrictions. The South American nation is turning its focus to cash-paying buyers, especially in India, its second-largest customer after the United States, amid US sanctions designed to undercut financial support for... »

Power Sector

PM opens 6 power plants, 9 grid stations

গণভবন থেকে সরাসরি সরাসরি: বিদ্যুৎ বিভাগ কতৃক বাস্তবায়িত ৬টি বিদ্যুৎ কেন্দ্র ৯টি গ্রিড উপকেন্দ্র ১টি বিশেষায়িত বিদ্যুতায়ন প্রকল্প এবং ১২টি উপজেলা শতভাগ বিদ্যুতায়ন কার্যক্রম। Posted by Nasrul Hamid on Tuesday, February 5, 2019 As much as 1062 megawatts (MWs) of electricity have been added to the country’s national grid as... »

Gas Sector

Berlin woos US in Europe gas battle

BSS/AFP: Germany will put on a show of unity with the United States Tuesday in talks on importing natural gas, as Berlin battles accusations an under-construction pipeline deepens European energy dependence on Russia. Economy Minister Peter Altmaier will meet the US deputy energy secretary, Dan Brouillette, Tuesday morning at a... »

Petroleum

Environment-friendly tech introduced

BNO Lubricants has introduced two new technologies—Nynas technology in transformer oil and Nano technology in lubricants—considering the environment and longevity of the engine. The nano technology is aimed at attaining fuel efficiency and more power, enhancing lifetime, reducing emission in the lubrication system and improving engine performance. The Nynas technology-based... »

EB Reports

BIFPCL Contribute Free Medical Camp

Bangladesh-India Friendship Power Company (Pvt.) Limited (BIFPCL) has been contributing significantly for the social development in Rampal upazila of Bagerhat district. Under its community development initiatives, the company distributed 76 water filters to 15 Schools and 4 Colleges of Rampal upzila and 35 Wheel Chairs to physically challenged people of... »

Green Pages

50MW Kaptai Lake solar project awaits ADB fund approval

The Power Division is now waiting for a positive note from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) about its financing to implement a 50MW floating solar project in the Kaptai Lake, official sources said. “We’ve heard the executive board of the donor agency (ADB) has approved a financing proposal in this... »

Coal Sector

Coal mining resumes at Barapukuria

Coal mining is reinitiated from the Barapukuria coal mine. The mine is now producing around 2 thousand metric tons of coal daily on an average. Barapukuria coal mining authorities informed that, the mine resumes it production on 8th September after a three-month halt. Initially, the miners started experimental mining and... »

Nuclear

Three Bangla Books on Nuclear Energy Unveiled at Book Fair

ROSATOM State Atomic Energy Corporation of Russia and Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission (BAEC) jointly published three Bangla books on nuclear energy on the occasion of Ekushey Book Fair 2019. “Atomic Horizon”, and “Various Professions in the Nuclear Industry” were translated from Russian language while, the comic book “Unexpected Adventure of... »

Something to Say

Imported LNG: Bracing for gas rates rationalisation

Mushfiqur Rahman: Rupantarita Prakritic Gas Company Limited (RPGCL), a subsidiary of Petrobangla, is responsible for import and supply of imported liquefied natural gas (LNG) in the country. Re-gasified LNG supply is conducted through a Floating Storage and Re-gasification Unit (FSRU) at Moheshkhali, Cox’s Bazar. The FSRU has been installed and... »

Environment

90 pc people in Dhaka victims of air pollution: Green activists

UNB: Green activists on Saturday voiced deep concern that around 90 percent dwellers in Dhaka city are affected by serious dust pollution and urged the authorities concerned to take effective steps to check it. Speaking at a human chain programme, they also said the intensity of dust pollution rises usually... »