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Dhaka Thursday,  Oct 27, 2016
Petrobangla has expressed its willingness to buy the assets of three gas fields operated by Chevron Corp. The State-owned company is now about to appoint an expert consultant to ease the complexity of the calculations regarding the buying decision. Chairman of the state-run Petrobangla, Ishtiaque Ahmed said to Energybangla that, final decisions will be taken based on assessment reports on feasibility and prospect of these three fields. Petrobangla will consider... »

Power Sector

BD-China Sign Deals Worth $4.5b For Energy & Power

china president with pm Bangladesh and China have signed 27 deals and a few Memorandum of Understandings (MoU) during the Chinese President Xi Jinping’s visit here on Friday. Amid this bulk of agreements, 4 deals and a single MoU were signed on the country’s Energy and Power sector. The deals on the country’s Energy... »

Gas Sector

Three companies Submitted EOI For Three Blocks

offshore Three international oil companies (IOC) have submitted their Expressions of Interests (EOI) to explore oil and gas resources in country’s deep sea blocks titled DS-10 and DS-11 and shallow sea block SS-10. Three IOCs namely Norway based Stateoil, South Korean Posco Daewoo International Corporation and Singapore-based Kris Energy, submitted their... »


OPEC Invites Russia To Meeting, Eyeing Higher Oil Price

oil pic ISTANBUL: OPEC said Wednesday it was inviting Russia and other key non-members to a meeting later this month as the oil cartel and Moscow seek to tighten cooperation to boost historically low crude prices. The announcement came after a meeting in Istanbul between several top OPEC energy ministers with their... »

EB Reports

National Committee sent letter to Narendra Modi For Cancel Rampal

rampal-protest Today, the National Committee to Protect Oil-Gas-Mineral Resources-Power and Ports has sent an open letter demanding cancellation of the Rampal project to the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Sundarbans activists faced police blockade and were raided with hot water gun and pepper spray from police during a march towards the... »

Green Pages

Bangladesh- Based Solar Project Wins UN Prize

solar lighting at rural shop A ground-breaking project based in Bangladesh, which allows villagers to earn by selling excess solar energy to neighbors, was announced yesterday as one of 13 winners of the United Nations climate change awards. With the help of SOLshare’s innovative technical solution, marginalised households without the means to finance their own... »

Coal Sector

India Keen To Develop BD Coal Fields

jharkhon-coal-fild-337x205-337x205 India is keen to develop Bangladesh’s coal fields in the Northern part of the country and procure it for its own purpose. Indian State Mminister for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan has showed the interest of his country to the Bangladesh’s State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources... »


Kudankulam NPP Connects To India’s Power Grid

Rosatom nuke The second unit of India’s Kudankulam nuclear power plant (KNPP) has been successfully connected to the Souhern Power Grid of the country on August 29 at 11.17 am local standard time. Currently the unit is transmitting100 MWe, which will be gradually increased in phases after conducting mandatory tests stipulated by... »

Something to Say

Frack Sand: The Unsung Hero Of The OPEC Oil War

grafffffff The late-2014, Saudi-initiated oil-price war may have taken the ‘boom’ out of the US shale industry as it seriously threatened OPEC market share, but Saudi victory has been elusive: US shale has proven amazingly resilient. The industry has adapted quickly to the new playing field, and the unsung hero of... »


UNESCO And IUCN Call For Relocation Of Rampal PP

tiger The Sundarbans in Bangladesh is part of the world’s largest mangrove forests, home to the famous Bengal Tiger and a hotspot for dolphins, turtles, and birds. Millions of people depend on this labyrinth of tidal rivers for food, homes, and flood protection. The Sundarbans were inscribed on the UNESCO World... »