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Dhaka Sunday,  Oct 4, 2015
The Russians have completed the feasibility study and prepared the design for construction of the Rooppur 2400 megawatt nuclear power plant. The study submitted in June found Rooppur to be a suitable site for such a large nuclear power plant. Issues such a geological fault around the plant site would be addressed by taking measures to make the soil stable and strong, said Maksim V Elchishchev in charge of Bangladesh... »

Power Sector

ECNEC Clears New 400MW Ashuganj Power Plant

ashugong power The government has sanctioned the construction of a 400MW natural-gas-fuelled power plant in Brahmanbarhia’s Ashuganj. The project, approved by the Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) on Tuesday, will cost Tk 29.31 billion. State Minister for Finance and Planning MA Mannan said the facility, to be built by... »

Gas Sector

Bibiyana Starts: Gas Supply Is Normal

Bibiyana Expansion _Aerial photo Bibiyana gas field starts gas supply after maintenance. CNG stations opens. This Saturday, Bibiyana gas field stops for 24 hours because of yearly maintenance. Officials said, at this time industries are closed, demand of electricity is less. So, authority took this Saturday, next day of Eid, for yearly maintenance. Chevron officials said, “The yearly... »


Oil Prices Ease In Asia

oilsaudi Oil prices fell in Asia Monday as investors looked for further clues about the health of the Chinese and US economies, the world’s top crude consumers. US benchmark West Texas Intermediate for November delivery eased 48 cents to $45.22 and Brent crude for November dipped 50 cents to $48.10 in... »

EB Reports

WB Pledges Strong Support for BD Development

wb-Annette Dixon World Bank Vice President for the South Asia Region, Annette Dixon pledged strong support for the development of Bangladesh as she on Monday concluded her second visit to the country in her current role. “The World Bank will help Bangladesh address its priorities, including creating more and better jobs, a... »

Green Pages

Skypower To Invest $4.3b In Solar Power

solar1-337x205 Skypower Global, one of the world’s largest and most successful utility-scale solar power producing companies, would invest 4.3 billion US dollars in solar power sector in Bangladesh. Kerry Adler, president and CEO of the Canada-based multinational company, announced this at a roundtable meeting of Business Council for International Understanding (BCIU)... »

Coal Sector

Coal’s Image Suffer in Climate Debate: BHP

coal The coal industry is losing the public relations battle against environmental activists, mining giant BHP Billiton has warned as it urged the sector to unite to fight back. BHP coal president Mike Henry said mitigating greenhouse gas emissions was essential, but it was also crucial that access to reliable and... »

Something to Say

This Is What Needs To Happen For Oil Prices To Stabilize

oil-field On September 10th the EIA reported a production decline in the Lower 48—essentially shale production—of 208,000 BOPD. That is a staggeringly enormous number, approximately 10 percent of the estimated global over-supply. Additionally, it was a week-over-week number which makes it all the more impressive. Yet it received little attention through... »


PM Receives Highest UN Accolade As Inspiring Green Leader

pm Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at gala reception here on Sunday evening received the highest environmental accolade “Champions of the Earth” award of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) for her outstanding leadership on the frontline of climate change. UNEP Executive Director Achim Steiner handed over the Award to Bangladesh Prime... »