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Dhaka Tuesday,  Oct 6, 2015
The Bangladesh Sundarbans, a unique mangrove ecosystem of the world and also the largest single mangrove forest of the world along with the Indian part has become the focal point of debate by a group of people within the country and also concern of the some environmental organization outside the country. Biodiversity conservation significance of the Sundarbans ecosystem is unequivocal. It is the only remaining mangrove forest in the world... »

Power Sector

ECNEC Clears New 400MW Ashuganj Power Plant

ashugong power The government has sanctioned the construction of a 400MW natural-gas-fuelled power plant in Brahmanbarhia’s Ashuganj. The project, approved by the Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) on Tuesday, will cost Tk 29.31 billion. State Minister for Finance and Planning MA Mannan said the facility, to be built by... »

Gas Sector

Bibiyana Starts: Gas Supply Is Normal

Bibiyana Expansion _Aerial photo Bibiyana gas field starts gas supply after maintenance. CNG stations opens. This Saturday, Bibiyana gas field stops for 24 hours because of yearly maintenance. Officials said, at this time industries are closed, demand of electricity is less. So, authority took this Saturday, next day of Eid, for yearly maintenance. Chevron officials said, “The yearly... »


BPC Will Not Import Oil For Power Plants

aindustries-oil Government takes initiatives to change the existing fuel import policy. According to the decision, import of Furnace oil for power plants will be left to the private sectors. State minister of power energy and mineral resources Nasrul Hamid said, “if private sectors want, the approvals will be provided gradually to... »

EB Reports

Chevron Launches Social Investment Program With BRAC

chevron-bernicat Chevron Bangladesh launch an 18 month pilot program for an enterprise development which will be implemented by BRAC. It will support approximately 20,000 beneficiaries and up to 1,500 enterprises will be created during its lifespan. State minister of power energy and mineral resource inaugurate this program. In that inaugural ceremony... »

Green Pages

Skypower To Invest $4.3b In Solar Power

solar1-337x205 Skypower Global, one of the world’s largest and most successful utility-scale solar power producing companies, would invest 4.3 billion US dollars in solar power sector in Bangladesh. Kerry Adler, president and CEO of the Canada-based multinational company, announced this at a roundtable meeting of Business Council for International Understanding (BCIU)... »

Coal Sector

Coal’s Image Suffer in Climate Debate: BHP

coal The coal industry is losing the public relations battle against environmental activists, mining giant BHP Billiton has warned as it urged the sector to unite to fight back. BHP coal president Mike Henry said mitigating greenhouse gas emissions was essential, but it was also crucial that access to reliable and... »

Something to Say

This Is What Needs To Happen For Oil Prices To Stabilize

oil-field On September 10th the EIA reported a production decline in the Lower 48—essentially shale production—of 208,000 BOPD. That is a staggeringly enormous number, approximately 10 percent of the estimated global over-supply. Additionally, it was a week-over-week number which makes it all the more impressive. Yet it received little attention through... »


France Announces 4 Billion-Euro Boost In Aid

france France said Sunday that it would ramp up foreign assistance, pumping in an extra four billion euros ($4.5 billion) per year starting in 2020. President Francois Hollande, announcing the aid boost at a United Nations summit on development, said the move would bring French aid to 12 billion euros annually.... »