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Dhaka Tuesday,  Feb 9, 2016
An alignment of economics, demographics, climate change and technology has set in motion an ongoing transformation of the global energy system, which has also truly reflected in UN Sustainable Development Goals. The Government of Bangladesh is committed to the development of a stable and sustainable power supply that will increase electricity access, enhance energy security, reduce poverty and mitigate climate change. Government has been trying to mitigate these challenges by... »

Power Sector

Complete Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant Work Within Timeframe: PM

rooppurpm Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today irected the authorities concerned to complete the work of the much-awaited Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant, the first of its kind in the country, within the timeframe. “I hope that the work on the (nuclear) power plant would go ahead in line with the timeframe,” she... »

Gas Sector

Five Compaies Submit Tender For Multi-Client Seismic Survey

sea Five international geophysical companies Sunday submitted tender documents for conducting 2D multi-client seismic survey to hunt offshore in Bangladesh. The five companies are: Norway-US joint venture TGS-NOPEC and Schlumberger; Chinese company BGP; Russian Dalmorneftegeophysica (DMNG); Russian Marine Arctic Geological Expedition (MAGE) and UK-Based Spec Partners Ltd. A Petrobngla offcials said,... »


Oil Price Situation

Readjustment May Soon

fuel-337x205 The Energy Ministry last week sent a detailed report to the Ministry of Finance (MoF) spelling out the significance of declining oil prices in the international market and fiscal health of state-run Bangladesh Petroleum Corporation (BPC). The Ministry of Power, Energy and Mineral Resources (MPEMR) submitted the report in response... »

EB Reports

WB Delegation Courtesy Call With Nasrul

wb nasrul An eight-member World Bank (WB) Delegation led by Advisor Phillipe Dongier paid a courtesy meeting with State Minister for Power, Energy & Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid on Thursday. The delegation discussed issues that include regional connectivity between Bangladesh and Bhutan and India. The delegation proposed for further discussion at the... »

Green Pages

National Seminar And Exhibition On Renewable Energy Ends

solar expo After exhibited country’s success and initiatives in the renewable energy sector the ‘National Seminar and Exhibition on Renewable Energy-2016’ ends thursday with prize giving and closing ceremony. Media personality and agriculture development activist Shykh Seraj; Director, Institute of Energy (IE), Dr. Saiful Huque were present at the prize giving ceremony... »

Coal Sector

China Eyes Fundamental Shift In Energy Policy

china power In 1983, the year before the coal miners’ strike – one of the most bitter industrial disputes in British history – the UK produced 119 million tonnes of coal. Production would never reach that level again, with the strike heralding the long slow decline of an industry they once called... »

Something to Say

Dependency On Imported Energy Source

bodrul imam Bangladesh has been overwhelmingly dependent on her own natural gas for a long time. Imported fuel has been a minor part of its energy basket. But the recent depleting trend of the gas reserve is likely to put an end to the better years. Energy observers are pointing out that... »


Earthquake: 7.0 Quake Strikes Russia

earthquake Russia earthquake, quake in russia, eastern russia earthquake, 7.0 quake in russia, 7.0 earthhquake russia, russia earthquake damage The Russian Academy of Sciences said on its website the first tremor, which it said measured 7.3 in magnitude, was followed minutes later by a 5.2 magnitude aftershock. (Source-Google Maps) A strong... »