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Dhaka Friday,  Oct 21, 2016
Today, the National Committee to Protect Oil-Gas-Mineral Resources-Power and Ports has sent an open letter demanding cancellation of the Rampal project to the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Sundarbans activists faced police blockade and were raided with hot water gun and pepper spray from police during a march towards the Indian High commission to deliver the letter. Around 30 people were injured in the police raid. A five-member delegation team... »

Power Sector

Outage Cuts Power To 350,000 Households In Tokyo

blackout japan A power outage after a fire an underground cable facility on the outskirts of Tokyo left some 350,000 households without electricity on Wednesday afternoon, but all power was restored in about an hour. The blackout occurred at 3:30 p.m. local time (0630 GMT) and affected as many as 350,000 households... »

Gas Sector

Shahbazpur’s Nunmber 4 Well Resumes Gas Production

shahbajpur-gas-field-273x205 The workover on Shahbajpur gas field’s no. 4 well was completed and the production has resumed from that well. The state-owned Bangladesh Petroleum Exploration and Production Company Limited (BAPEX) was successful to resume the trial production at 9 AM on Wednesday, said the BAPEX General Manager and Company secretary, Mohammad... »


Asia Markets Boosted By Energy Rally, Samsung Tumbles

OIL TRAIN Energy shares led a rally in Asian stock markets Tuesday after Russia said it would join OPEC in limiting oil output, but Samsung tumbled after it called an unprecedented halt to sales of its troubled Galaxy Note 7 handset. Oil soared Monday after President Vladimir Putin said Moscow was ready... »

EB Reports

Tigers Tear English Lions Apart

Bangladesh mashrafi energybangla Bangladesh have put their heartbreak in the first ODI behind them in style as a fabulous allround show from skipper Mashrafe Bin Mortaza powered them to a series-levelling 34-run win over England in the second. The most successful Bangladesh captain blasted a 29-ball 44 to lift the hosts to 238-8... »

Green Pages

Bangladesh- Based Solar Project Wins UN Prize

solar lighting at rural shop A ground-breaking project based in Bangladesh, which allows villagers to earn by selling excess solar energy to neighbors, was announced yesterday as one of 13 winners of the United Nations climate change awards. With the help of SOLshare’s innovative technical solution, marginalised households without the means to finance their own... »

Coal Sector

India Keen To Develop BD Coal Fields

jharkhon-coal-fild-337x205-337x205 India is keen to develop Bangladesh’s coal fields in the Northern part of the country and procure it for its own purpose. Indian State Mminister for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan has showed the interest of his country to the Bangladesh’s State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources... »

Something to Say

Frack Sand: The Unsung Hero Of The OPEC Oil War

grafffffff The late-2014, Saudi-initiated oil-price war may have taken the ‘boom’ out of the US shale industry as it seriously threatened OPEC market share, but Saudi victory has been elusive: US shale has proven amazingly resilient. The industry has adapted quickly to the new playing field, and the unsung hero of... »


Earthquake Hits Bangladesh

earthquake An earthquake measuring 6.8 on the Richter scale hit different parts of the country and India, Myanmar and Thailand Wednesday afternoon. The earthquake was felt at 4:37pm in Dhaka. There were no immediate reports of casualties. The epicenter of the quake was 25 km west of Chauk in Myanmar, which... »