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Dhaka Wednesday,  Jul 27, 2016
Rooppur Nuclear power loan agreement has been signed today. 11.38b USD credit deal with the Russian Federation, which in terms of the amount will be the single largest amount of foreign loan in the history of Bangladesh. The total capacity of this power plant is 1,200 MW and the total estimated cost is 12.65b USD. Russia will provide 90 percent of the total cost as state credit at four per... »

Power Sector

$11.38b RNPP Credit Deal Signing On 26th July

rooppur-power-plant-360x180 The credit deal on Ruppur Nuclear Power Plant (RNPP) is going to be signed on the coming 26th of July. This, without any doubt, is one of the largest Power Plant project yet for Bangladesh and also the first of its kind in this country. The government is likely to... »

Gas Sector

Petrobangla signed The Deal For LNG Terminal

lng.. Petrobangla signed the final deal with Excelerate Energy Bangladesh Limited (EEBL) to build the country’s first liquefied natural gas (LNG) processing terminal. Today PetroBangla signed the agreement with USA based company Excelerate Energy at Petro Centre. Secretary of Petrobangla Sayed Ashfakujjan and Chief Develpoment officer of Excilerate Danial Bustos signed... »


Oil Industry Faces Huge Worker Shortage

oil pic The rig count has rebounded from the lows seen in late May, a small indication that oil companies in the U.S. could begin drilling anew. Shale drilling is a short-cycle prospect, requiring only a few weeks to drill and bring a well online. Because of this, the collective U.S. shale... »

EB Reports

Protest Against Rampal PP on Monday

anu-muhammad-337x205 The National Committee to Protect Oil-Gas-Natural Resources and Power-Port proclaimed, arranging a Protest Procession on this Monday to repeal the much talked Rampal Project. Besides, the committee also announced several fresh action schedules, including a demonstration towards the Prime Minister’s office on 28th of July. Leaders of the National Committee... »

Green Pages

ABB Wins CO2 Free Transport In Geneva

Tosa Bus ABB wins 1st commercial order for breakthrough 15-second flash charging technology to enable CO2-free public transport in Geneva. Revolutionary technology requires no overhead lines and offers silent and zero-emission mass transit solution as a viable alternative to diesel buses, providing a model for future urban transportation Zurich, Switzerland, July 15,... »

Coal Sector

Rampal Power Project

Coal India Exploring Export Opportunity To Bangladesh

rampal-1-337x205 As the domestic demand for coal has started dwindling with surplus stock at power plants, Coal India has started exploring export opportunities, hoping to enter Bangladesh with the upcoming Maitree super-critical thermal project there. A team recently visited Bangladesh and is likely to table its report soon. State-owned power generator... »

Something to Say

Rampal Power Plant And The Sunderbans

BIFPCL- rampal Uninterrupted supply of power is considered to be precondition for development without which present world can’t move forward. Starting from agriculture to business, industrial production, office work, transportation, housing, human civilization, almost all the economic activities are now largely dependent on electricity. However, it becomes a big challenge to synchronize... »


Rampal Controversy Continues After EPC Deal

Syeda Rizwana Hasan Bangladesh, after much controversy, has finally signed at the EPC (Engineering, Procurement, and Construction) Contract on installing the coal-fired Power Plant of Rampal. According to Syeda Rizwana Hasan, executive director of the Bangladesh Environment Lawyers Association (BELA), the signing of the contract for the power plant would be suicidal. The... »