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Dhaka Tuesday,  Jan 22, 2019
Rosatom State Atomic Energy Corporation of Russia invites Bangladeshi journalists to take part in “ASE International Photo Awards”. Atomstroyexport (ASE), the engineering division of Rosatom and General Contractor of Rooppur Nuclear Power Project, organizes the contest. The winners will be awarded a trip to Russia, fully funded by the organizer, among many other attractive prizes. ASE International Photo Awards is open for the full-time or Part-time Photojournalists from Bangladesh, India,... »

Power Sector

Another 350 MW coal-fired Power Plant in Barguna

The government is up to set up a 350 MW coal-fired power plant in Taltoli Upazila of Barguna district. The contractors are already preparing the power plant site land. The power plant is expected to begin its operation in 2022. The project is being jointly implemented by China’s ‘Power China... »

Gas Sector

One More LNG Terminal By 2019

The government is set to install one more Floating Storage and Re-gasification Unit (FSRU) LNG terminal at Moheshkhali by April 2019. “We will install the second FSRU with a capacity of 500 mmcfd LNG by April 2019,” State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid told BSS yesterday.... »


BPC set to install 246-km oil pipeline

The government is set to lay a 246-kilometre pipeline for supplying fuel oil from Chattogram to Dhaka in an attempt to check pilferage and ensure its quick supply, officials said on Saturday. The Bangladesh Petroleum Corporation (BPC) will install the country’s longest pipeline involving Tk 28.61 billion, they said. The... »

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... »


Russia to supply nuclear fuel for China’s fast-neutron reactor

TVEL Fuel Company, a subsidiary of Russia’s state atomic energy corporation- Rosatom and CNLY, a subsidiary of China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC) have signed a contract for supply of nuclear fuel for CFR-600 fast-neutron reactor which is currently under construction in China. The contract covers the initial loading of nuclear... »

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... »


Carbon emissions forecast to hit record levels this year

After three years of almost no growth, carbon emissions from fossil fuels and industry are expected to increase by 2.7 percent in 2018, according to an annual report by the Global Carbon Project, an international scientific collaboration of academics, governments and industry that tracks emissions of greenhouse gases, News Agencies... »