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Dhaka Friday,  Jul 31, 2015
The cyclonic storm “Komen” over northeast bay and adjoining Bangladesh coast remain practically stationary and it is likely to move in a northerly direction and may cross Chittagong coast by evening thursday. It was centered at 12noon today about 65 kms southwest of Chittagong port, 80 kms northwest of Cox’s Bazar port, 205 kms east-southeast of Mongla port and 125 kms southeast of Payra port . Maritime ports of Chittagong... »

Power Sector

Dhaka needs to pay Tk 231cr to buy another 50MW power

DSC00564-323x205 Bangladesh will have to pay additional Tk 57.453 crore to Tk 231.084 crore to India as tariff besides duty fee for importing another 30MW-50MW of electricity to fulfill the shortfall of 500MW power purchase from the neighbouring country. The Power Division has placed a proposal in this regard before the... »

Gas Sector

New Delhi to seek revival of Iran-Pak-India gas pipeline

fuel pipe India is set to push for the proposed $7-billion gas pipeline from Iran via Pakistan, seeking to grab the opportunity presented by the nuclear deal between the gulf country and major powers of the world this month that has lifted the fog of restrictions.A senior oil ministry official will lead... »


Saudis Expand Price War Downstream

fuel The undisputed king of oil and gas is making some moves that could change the face of the global refining sector. In June 2015, Saudi Arabia pumped a record 10.564 million barrels a day, a record level. As if being the world’s biggest exporter of oil was not enough, the... »

EB Reports

BD is now Lower-Middle Income country

bd+Village+Photo Bangladesh has become a lower-middle income country with the Gross National Income per capita (GNI), joining those with annual incomes of $1,046 to $4,125. The World Bank in a posting on its website says it revises the income classification of the world’s economies every year on July 1 through calculation... »

Green Pages

Rosatom Offers Cooperation in non-Nuclear Energy Development in Africa

rosatom Russian Atomic Energy Corporation Rosatom hosted a workshop on its thermal capabilities, ‘Modern Russian Technologies for Thermal Power Engineering in Africa’ during POWER-GEN Africa conference and exhibition held in Cape Town from July 15-17, 2015. The workshop discussed prospects of cooperation in the sphere of energy development in Africa, highlighting... »

Coal Sector

Underground Coal Gasification contamination

Queensland Government widens legal action against Linc Energy

power-companies-using-high-ash-coal-may-face-legal-action The Queensland Government has widened its legal action against resources company Linc Energy over the alleged contamination of the environment by its underground gas plant on the Darling Downs in the state’s south-east. The Government has today filed a fifth charge of wilfully and unlawfully causing serious environmental harm against... »

Something to Say

Don’t Panic, Nothing Has Really Changed In The Oil Markets

oil Monday’s 8% WTI crude decline is setting up a big opportunity for buyers. And there could be more to come. But this is driven by momentum, not by the fundamental conditions in the physical market. To the point: Demand is heading towards record levels both internationally and in the U.S.... »


UN climate talks stall despite G7 push on carbon

g7 Calls by the Group of Seven (G7) Monday to slash world carbon emissions did little to boost UN climate talks in Bonn, where frustration mounted over the snail-like progress. Groups of countries pleaded for greater efforts to streamline a draft text for a climate pact due to be adopted at... »