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Dhaka Tuesday,  May 22, 2018
Thousands of households in Dhaka have been facing severe shortage of gas supply for the past one week although the supplies to other major consumers like power stations, CNG filling stations and fertiliser factories are being staggered. Allegations of gas supply shortage have been raised from almost all major areas of the capital, particularly residential buildings located a bit far from the main roads or the gas transmission and distribution... »

Power Sector

India and Nepal PMs launch construction of 900MW power plant

India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi shakes hand with his Nepalese counterpart Khadga Prasad Sharma Oli, also known as K.P. Oli, after inspecting a guard of honour upon his arrival in Kathmandu, Nepal May 11, 2018. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday visited Nepal to launch building work with his... »

Gas Sector

Bangladesh Imports 1m Tonnes LNG From Oman

As per the government’s move to ensure energy security in the country, the state owned Petrobangla yesterday signed an agreement with Oman Trading International (OTI) for importing one million tonnes of Natural Liquefied Gas (LNG) from Oman. Secretary of Petrobangla Syed Ashfaquzzaman and Attorney of OTI, a state-owned organization of... »

Petroleum

Canada oil sector faces ‘significant challenges’ to reduce emissions

Canada’s oil industry faces “significant challenges” in reducing greenhouse gas emissions, which account for 26 percent of local emissions, but cuts are “essential” for meeting climate agreement targets, the Senate said late Friday. The conclusion of the Senate report echoed others published by it and the auditor general, which have... »

EB Reports

Nation’s dream satellite Bangabandhu-I launched

The nation’s dream satellite, Bangabandhu-I, was launched in the early hours of today. The historic event of Bangladesh’s debut in the space society took place at 2:14 am Bangladesh time when the country’s first geostationary communication satellite started its voyage towards the orbital slot from the Kennedy Space Centre in... »

Green Pages

IDCOL Organized Roundtable To Promote Energy Efficient Technology

The 2ndCEO Roundtable, organised by Infrastructure Development Company Limited (IDCOL) at its Head Office on Wednesday, showcased the technology interventions related to energy efficiency measures in the RMG and Textile sectorof Bangladesh. Top executives of the major textile and RMG companies were present in the Roundtable. The Roundtable has providedthe... »

Coal Sector

Stone Production Crossed 4,000 Metric Tons At Maddhapara

The production from Maddhapara hard rock mine of Dinajpur has reached to a new per day production record. The stone production from Maddhapara under the mining contractor  Germania-Trest Consortium (GTC) has crossed the mark of 4,200 metric tons on this 11th February. GTC has managed to raise the production of... »

Nuclear

Rooppur To Get Highest Budget Allocation Again

For the second consecutive year, Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant (RNPP) project is likely to get the highest allocation in the upcoming budget for financial year 2018-19. This would make the power sector in the country, the second largest recipient of budgetary allocation. According to the Annual Development Programme (ADP) of... »

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2017 In Review

Breakthrough In Some Projects Amid Price Hike Of Gas And Power

Despite facing some hurdle of price hike of power and gas, the country’s power sector has managed to initiate some of its biggest milestone projects in the year of 2017. However, country’s energy sector couldn’t show us that many promises in this year compared to the power sector. Moreover, the... »

Environment

Lightning Kills 70 People In Two Months In Bangladesh

The Ministry of Disaster Management disclosed the figures of March and April against the backdrop of recent deaths by lightning as thunderstorms struck the country. In the last two days of April, as many as 29 people died as storms swept across the country, said Disaster Management Minister Mofazzal Hossain... »