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Dhaka Saturday,  Feb 6, 2016
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 fuel subsidies when oil prices were high on the world market. Bangladesh Petroleum Corporation (BPC) had to take loans from... »

Power Sector

Clarke Energy Supplying GE’s Engines to Walton

GE’s Diesel Engines Walton Group, a Bangladesh-based multinational electronics, appliances and automotive manufacturer, has selected Clarke Energy to supply three of GE’s (NYSE: GE) new high efficiency 616 diesel engines to generate more reliable on-site power at Walton Group’s factory in Gazipur District. The three 2.5 megawatt (MW) engines are the first 616... »

Gas Sector

Israel, Cyprus And Greece Forge Ahead With Europe Gas Pipeline

Israel, Cyprus and Greece aaaCyprus and Greece emerging as key allies, as Israel looks towards potentially lucrative pipeline – Turkey, or no Turkey. Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades hosted a three-way meeting Thursday with Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and his Greek counterpart Alexis Tsipras focused on plans to build a gas pipeline to Europe.... »


Oil Price Situation

Readjustment May Soon

fuel-337x205 The Energy Ministry last week sent a detailed report to the Ministry of Finance (MoF) spelling out the significance of declining oil prices in the international market and fiscal health of state-run Bangladesh Petroleum Corporation (BPC). The Ministry of Power, Energy and Mineral Resources (MPEMR) submitted the report in response... »

EB Reports

WB Delegation Courtesy Call With Nasrul

wb nasrul An eight-member World Bank (WB) Delegation led by Advisor Phillipe Dongier paid a courtesy meeting with State Minister for Power, Energy & Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid on Thursday. The delegation discussed issues that include regional connectivity between Bangladesh and Bhutan and India. The delegation proposed for further discussion at the... »

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... »


Earthquake: 7.0 Quake Strikes Russia

earthquake Russia earthquake, quake in russia, eastern russia earthquake, 7.0 quake in russia, 7.0 earthhquake russia, russia earthquake damage The Russian Academy of Sciences said on its website the first tremor, which it said measured 7.3 in magnitude, was followed minutes later by a 5.2 magnitude aftershock. (Source-Google Maps) A strong... »