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Dhaka Wednesday,  Nov 25, 2015
State-owned oil and gas exploration company Petrobangla is going to float re-tender for 2D survey in the Bay of Bengalfor assessing gas reserves. The company already has started the process for tendering. The decision has been taken in a recent meeting of the taskforce at Energy Division office. energy experts differed with the governments move for conducting the 2D survey only. Prof M Tamim, a noted energy expert of the... »

Power Sector

WB approves $177m for low-cost power

wb The World Bank has approved an additional $177 million fund, aiming to increase reliable and low-cost electricity supply in Bangladesh. The additional financing will help the construction of a 335-megawatt combined cycle power plant at Siddhirganj, near Dhaka, the Washington-based lender said in a statement friday. The credit will come... »

Gas Sector

Final Haring Held In November

Niko Case Will Over Soon

tengratila gas field explosion 2 After a long time, Niko case is going to over in international tribunal. Last hearing will be held in 2 and 6 November and then the final verdict. Saturday, law minister Anisul Haque goes to London to discuss with the lawyers about the ongoing case. In Thursday Mr Haque said... »


Oil Prices Under Pressure In Asia

oil Oil prices remained under pressure in Asia. Friday after a huge jump in US crude inventories reinforced projections that a supply glut will persist well into next year. US benchmark West Texas Intermediate (WTI) for delivery in December was down 24 cents to $41.51 and Brent crude for December was... »

EB Reports

Asia Energy Office Attack Case, Court Granted Bail 19 Accused

phulbari Senior Judicial Magistrate of Dinajpur granted bail for 19 Accused including Phulbari Mayor in Asia Energy’s office attack case on Sunday. All accused applied for bail after being  physically present with their lawyers against a charge sheet submitted to the court after investigation by Phulbari Thana police. The Senior Judicial... »

Green Pages

Dhaka Gets $75m Climate Investment Fund For Renewable

climate investment fund Climate Investment Funds (CIF), a fund created by multilateral banks, endorsed Bangladesh’s plans for renewable energy development and also agreed to provide another $75 million for their implementations, reports UNB. This fund is being provided under the Scaling Up Renewable Energy in Low Income Countries Program (SREP) of the CIF.... »

Coal Sector

India Leads Asia’s Dash For Coal As Emissions Blow East

Miners work at Magadh coal mine in Chatra district Deep in the thickly forested hills in its east, India last month started production at what it hopes will in five years be Asia’s biggest coal mine. At the open-cast mine, which involves the clearing of more than 18,000 hectares (44,500 acres) of land, noisy excavators are busy digging for... »

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Keystone Quarterly Review

Crude Oil Imports Reduced

graf 1 Crude oil imports reduced from May to June followed by an increase in July. Compared to the same quarter last year, crude oil imports rose by 83% in May followed by a 73% decline in June and an increase of 5% in July. Petroleum products experienced a declining trend in... »


Sun Comes Alive In HD Images

sun Remarkable high-definition images of the sun taken by Nasa’s space-based telescope, the Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) have been released. The telescope took a high-resolution image of the sun every 12 seconds in ten wavelengths of invisible UV light, with each wavelength highlighting a different temperature and assigned a colour. The... »