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Dhaka Wednesday,  May 6, 2015
The cabinet Monday approved the draft of “The Nuclear Power Plant Law, 2015″ subject to the vetting of the Law Ministry aimed at construction of the country’s maiden Nuclear Power Plant at Rooppur in Iswardi, Pabna. The approval was given at the regular weekly meeting of the cabinet held at Bangladesh Secretariat with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in the chair. After the meeting, Cabinet Secretary M Musharraf Hossain Bhuiyan briefed reporters.... »

Power Sector

Power companies using high ash coal may face legal action

power-companies-using-high-ash-coal-may-face-legal-action NEW DELHI: Thermal power plants and collieries that continue to burn high-ash content coal, better watch out for the Environment Ministry, which has warned of legal action against them. The stringent advisory comes against the backdrop of instances of serious violations of the January 2014 notification that mandated supply and... »

Gas Sector

ONGC to take over Tapti gas field facilities

oilongc NEW DELHI: Oil and Natural Gas Corp has agreed to take over a part of the abandoned assets of the western offshore Tapti gas field from its joint venture partners Reliance IndustriesBSE -0.06 % and BG once output falls to zero. With Tapti output declining rapidly, partners in the Panna-Mukta... »

Petroleum

Asia Naphtha-Bangladesh tenders to sell naphtha

Naphtha Bangladesh Petroleum Corp (BPC) has issued an international tender to sell 170,000 barrels of naphtha for May 24-26 loading from Chittagong, a company official said on Tuesday. The tender will close on May 5, with validity up to May 12. The offer came after Asian naphtha crack fell to $99... »

EB Reports

Russian Scholarships in Nuclear Energy for BD Students

rosatom student Twenty more Bangladeshi students will be awarded scholarships this year to study nuclear energy at under graduate and post-graduate levels in different academic facilities in Russia, which are members of Rosatom’s consortium of core higher educational institutions. Scholarship will be awarded under the quota of Russian Ministry for Education and... »

Green Pages

Rooftop solar makes sense, but slow in take-off: Experts

rooftop-solar-makes-sense-but-slow-in-take-off-experts NEW DELHI: Rooftop projects will help the Centre realise its ambitious target of adding 100 gigawatts (GW) of solar power by 2022 even as the green energy has its own challenges, say industry experts. Solar power producers are of the view that the concept of rooftop solar solutions for households... »

Coal Sector

Phulbari Coal Mine Project

GCM Resources Is in Advocacy

coal Despite long-time silence from Government end to go ahead- GCM Resources-a London based resource Development Company is still advocating for developing Phulbari Coal Project- a crown jewel of country’s coal resources. As a pioneer investor in country’s untapped coal resources, GCM showed unlimited passions and commitment to develop the coal... »

Something to Say

Has The U.S. Reached “Peak Oil” At Current Price Levels?

oil11 Last night the EIA once again capitulated on the myth that rig counts don’t matter and the productivity of wells would largely offset, leaving the industry on a continuous path to higher output. The current consensus of 500,000 B/D additional growth in 2015 US production now appears very much at... »

Environment

Nepal quake death toll rises to 4,310

nepal 2 A further 7,953 people are now known to have been injured in Saturday’s quake, said ministry spokesman Laxmi Prasad Dhakal. The death toll from an earthquake during the weekend in Nepal has risen to 4,310, said an official on Tuesday (Apr 28). Officials had previously put the death toll at... »