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Dhaka Wednesday,  Apr 25, 2018
The long waited Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) has arrived in the country on today. A ship named “Excellence” carrying the first shipment of LNG has reached Maheshkhali of Cox’sbazaar. The ship has carried 1 lac and 36 thousand cubic meters of LNG from Qatar. The specialized gigantic ship is now anchored at a distance of 3 km from the coastline. The liquefied gas will be regasified at the re-gasification unit... »

Power Sector

Summit Power’s SGX debut will be first Bangladeshi listing here

SINGAPORE is set to have the first Bangladeshi company list on the Singapore Exchange, as electricity producer Summit Power International on Thursday lodged its initial public offering (IPO) prospectus here to raise about US$245 million. Summit is the largest independent power producer in Bangladesh, and owns 15 operational power plants... »

Gas Sector

LPG Users To Get Insurance Security

Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) users often face fatal accidents due to faulty cylinders. As a result, Energy Division has recommended to bring the LPG users under insurance coverage. The recommendation was made at a report which was presented at a meeting held at the Energy Division office on Sunday. If... »

Petroleum

Oil prices ease after Syria air strikes

Oil prices slid on Monday amid relief that US-led strikes on Syria did not provoke an escalation in the conflict, easing investor fears about the security of crude oil supply. Russia holding back on any military riposte helped lift Wall Street, as did strong retail sales and optimism over earnings,... »

EB Reports

Developed countries should be energy responsible: PM’s adviser

Developed countries should demonstrate greater energy responsibility towards the demand-side management of power wastage and develop frontier technologies to make smart and renewable energy available to developing countries, said Prime Minister’s Energy Adviser Tawfiq-E-Elahi Chowdhury. The current government has achieved unprecedented success in ensuring energy security by quadrupling power generation... »

Green Pages

WB gives $55 million for renewable energy expansion

The World Bank on Tuesday approved $55 million to expand use of clean renewable energy in rural areas of Bangladesh where grid electricity cannot reach easily. This additional financing to the Second Rural Electrification and Renewable Energy Development (RERED II) Project will install 1,000 solar irrigation pumps, 30 solar mini-grids,... »

Coal Sector

Stone Production Crossed 4,000 Metric Tons At Maddhapara

The production from Maddhapara hard rock mine of Dinajpur has reached to a new per day production record. The stone production from Maddhapara under the mining contractor  Germania-Trest Consortium (GTC) has crossed the mark of 4,200 metric tons on this 11th February. GTC has managed to raise the production of... »

Nuclear

ECNEC nods Tk 10,982 cr project for power transmission from Rooppur plant

The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) yesterday approved a project involving Taka 10,982 crore to improve transmission infrastructures for evacuating power from the Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant. The approval came from the 22nd ECNEC meeting of the current fiscal year (FY18) held at the NEC conference room... »

Something to Say

2017 In Review

Breakthrough In Some Projects Amid Price Hike Of Gas And Power

Despite facing some hurdle of price hike of power and gas, the country’s power sector has managed to initiate some of its biggest milestone projects in the year of 2017. However, country’s energy sector couldn’t show us that many promises in this year compared to the power sector. Moreover, the... »

Environment

DoE Report Reveals

24 of 190 factories in 10 km of Sundarban in red category

Violating the UNESCO, IUCN and other international organizations’ specific guidelines on the protection of the World Heritage site, the Sundarban, the Ministry of Environment is issuing clearance to the Ministry of Industries to allow factories adjacent to the world’s largest mangrove forest. Businessmen involved in real estate development, power plant... »