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Dhaka Thursday,  Mar 5, 2015

Putin’s Gas Problem

Paul R. Gregory

Russia watchers are rightly focusing on the latest brittle ceasefire in Ukraine, seeking to discern President Vladimir Putin’s intentions there. But they would be wise not to overlook another unfolding struggle – one that will have profound long-term consequences for Europe and for Putin’s ability to exert pressure on the continent. Last December, Russian’s giant gas firm, Gazprom, and a Turkish pipeline company signed a memorandum of understanding to construct... »

Power Sector

Orgenergostroy to engineering survey at Rooppur Nuclear site

nuclear-power-unit-in-2014 “Orgenergostroy”, a Russian based company won the tender and will conduct engineering survey, monitor the environment and develop project documents for the Rooppur NPP site. The work is expected to be completed by September 15, 2015. The tender was floated by Atomenergoproekt, sister concern of Rosatom and an engineering company... »

Gas Sector

Online bill payment for Titas Gas clients soon

gas11 Titas Gas customers will get a facility to pay their bills online as the country’s largest gas distribution company is set to sign a contract today with an IT consortium to introduce modern total integrated open architectural (TIOA) system. After its installation, 1.8 million consumers from households to largest power... »

Petroleum

Petroleum fund soon to save BPC from financial crunch

oil Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission (BERC) is set to create a Petroleum Development Fund like Gas Development Fund (GDF) or Electricity Development and Maintenance Fund to save the state-owned Bangladesh Petroleum Corporation (BPC) from financial crunch. According to the BERC the fund would be raised by taking a portion from the... »

EB Reports

ABB holds technical seminars

abb ABB is one of the leading engineering companies in the offering state of the art power & automation solutions to industries and utilities with a declared mission of minimizing environmental impact and maximizing efficiency. The company organized seminars on 17th and 18th February in Dhaka. ABB faculties from around the... »

Green Pages

$100m scheme for clean stoves

stove The government has made a commitment to invest around US$100 million in promoting clean-cooking stove to check women’s health hazard and protect environment with support from local and foreign development partners. The investment will involve formulation of a policy-guideline to promote improved cooking stoves, known as “Bondhu Chula,” popularize the... »

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

Power utilities freed from political interference: West Bengal

Vidyut_Bhaban To enhance competition and accountability in the energy sector, state power utilities and regulators should be ‘freed’ from political interference, according to a study report by the World Bank. It also points out that the state governments in India need to give greater operational autonomy to their power utilities and... »

Environment

President for developing more climate-resilient crops

precident DHAKA, Feb 25, 2015 (BSS)- Stressing the need for developing different variety of climate-resilient crops, President Abdul Hamid today urged the agriculturists to make agricultural research, education, training and expansion more integrated and modern. “The big challenge for our agriculture is to fulfill the demand of food of the country’s... »