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Dhaka Thursday,  Feb 11, 2016
A parliamentary panel has prodded the government to see if prices of fuel oil in the domestic market can be cut since international prices are in a freefall. The recommendation came from a meeting of the parliamentary standing committee on power, energy and mineral resources ministry on Tuesday amidst call from different quarters including businesses. Committee member Md Atiur Rahman Atik told the news agency that they discussed if a... »

Power Sector

Complete Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant Work Within Timeframe: PM

rooppurpm Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today irected the authorities concerned to complete the work of the much-awaited Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant, the first of its kind in the country, within the timeframe. “I hope that the work on the (nuclear) power plant would go ahead in line with the timeframe,” she... »

Gas Sector

Govt Cautious About Tengratila Gas Field Blowout Losses

tengratila nasrul State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid on Friday said the government is very cautious about the monetary losses and sufferings caused to the local people in Sunamganj’s Tengratila gas field blowout. “The government will undertake all possible measures for protecting lives and properties of the people... »

Petroleum

Existing Fuel Price Will Continue: Nasrul

fuel-tank-273x205 The Government is not making any profit since the fuel prices fell on international market as we are paying off loans of over Tk 32,000 crore with the money,” State Minister for Power Nasrul Hamid told parliament while making a statement. State Minister added, the Government had to give huge... »

EB Reports

Bangladesh Is Keen To Import Oil And Gas From Iran

tofael-minister-commarce- Bangladesh is keen to import oil and gas from Iran now that economic sanctions on the country have been lifted. The state minister for power and energy will discuss the issue in detail during his visit to Iran in March, Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed told the media after a meeting... »

Green Pages

National Seminar And Exhibition On Renewable Energy Ends

solar expo After exhibited country’s success and initiatives in the renewable energy sector the ‘National Seminar and Exhibition on Renewable Energy-2016’ ends thursday with prize giving and closing ceremony. Media personality and agriculture development activist Shykh Seraj; Director, Institute of Energy (IE), Dr. Saiful Huque were present at the prize giving ceremony... »

Coal Sector

China Eyes Fundamental Shift In Energy Policy

china power In 1983, the year before the coal miners’ strike – one of the most bitter industrial disputes in British history – the UK produced 119 million tonnes of coal. Production would never reach that level again, with the strike heralding the long slow decline of an industry they once called... »

Something to Say

Dependency On Imported Energy Source

bodrul imam Bangladesh has been overwhelmingly dependent on her own natural gas for a long time. Imported fuel has been a minor part of its energy basket. But the recent depleting trend of the gas reserve is likely to put an end to the better years. Energy observers are pointing out that... »

Environment

Deadly 6.4-Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Taiwan

earthquake taiwan At least five people were killed Saturday morning when a magnitude-6.4 earthquake hit Taiwan, the Taiwanese Disaster Response Center said. More than 200 people were rescued from damaged structures, many from a 17-story residential building that collapsed in Tainan, officials told CNN. Two bodies were also recovered from the building,... »