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Dhaka Tuesday,  Nov 25, 2014
Canadian investigators have quizzed former prime minister’s energy adviser Mahmudur Rahman over his allegedly taking bribes from Canadian oil and gas company Niko Resources. Rahman is acting Editor of Amar Desh newspaper and now in jail. He was questioned at Dhaka’s Chief Metropolitan Magistrates Court on Sunday. Court prison OC Murad Hossain told that six members of Canadian investigation agency quizzed him in presence of Metropolitan Magistrate Rezaul Islam... »

Power Sector

Russia to build 8 more nuclear power units in Iran

russia-iran Russia and Iran have signed a set of documents on enhancement of cooperation in peaceful use of atomic energy. Sergei Kirienko, Head of ROSATOM, Russia’s state nuclear energy corporation and Ali Akbar Salehi, Vice- President of Iran and Head of Iran’s Atomic Energy Organisation signed the document on November11, 2014... »

Gas Sector

First LPG-carrier ship made in Bangladesh

first-bangladesh Radiant Shipyard of Narayanganj has constructed Bangladesh’s first indigenous ship capable of carrying Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG). The ‘Omera Princess’ was handed over to the Omera Petroleum Limited and Mobil Jamuna Limited on Friday afternoon. “The ship worth Tk 300 million was designed by naval architects of the Radiant Marine... »

Petroleum Sector

New Spy Technology to Spawn Oil Revolution

aanew-spy-technology-to-spawn-oil-revolution By. James Burgess: The future of oil exploration lies in new technology – from massive data-processing supercomputers to 4D seismic to early-phase airborne spy technology that can pinpoint prospective reservoirs. Oil and gas is getting bigger, deeper, faster and more efficient, with new technology chipping away at “peak oil” concerns.... »

EB Reports

Cricket – Shakib leads Bangladesh to series win

cricke-win Shakib Al Hasan became only the third player in history to score a century and take 10 wickets in a match as Bangladesh whipped Zimbabwe by 162 runs in the second Test on Friday to win the series. The left-arm spinner claimed five for 44 in Zimbabwe’s second innings as... »

Green Pages

3 million more SHS in next three years: PM

3-million-pm Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today said her government has a plan to provide solar home system (SHS) to three million more rural families in next three years as part of the scheme to produce 24,000 MW electricity by 2021, with 10 percent from solar power. She said the government is... »

Coal Sector

Open-pit mining at Barapukuria, water manag possible

abc14 The final report of water modelling and hydro-geological survey on Barapukuria coal mine says open-pit mining is possible there. The government has planned open-pit coal mining at the northern part of Barapukuria coal field in Dinajpur to use the extracted coal in power plants. The Institute of Water Modelling, which... »

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The 10 Biggest Energy Company Bankruptcies

1as The 10 Biggest Energy Company BankruptciesBy Andrew Topf: Running a multi-billion dollar energy company isn’t easy. Just ask the executives in the corner suites of some of the energy companies that have gone bust over the years. Some, like Enron, were brought down because of insider malfeasance. A few, like... »


Bangladesh able to deal with any natural, manmade disaster: PM

bangladesh-disaster-pm Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today said Bangladesh, as an independent nation, has the ability to deal with all natural and manmade disasters and keep pace with development. She expressed her firm conviction that neither any natural calamity nor any manmade disaster can deviate Bangladesh from its cherished goal of development.... »
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