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Dhaka Thursday,  May 5, 2016
Ship tracking data from Bloomberg shows that 83 supertankers carrying around 166 million barrels of oil are headed to China, which has stockpiled an impressive 787,000 barrels a day in the first quarter of 2016—the highest stockpiling rate since 2014. While the world was speculating about oil prices plunging to $20 and $10 per barrel, China was busy stockpiling its reserves. The chart below shows an increase in imports as... »

Power Sector

Loadsheding: Minister Says Sorry In Facebook

minister facebook Nasrul Hamid, state Minister for Power and Energy has apologised to the people in a facebook page for their sufferings due to power disruption in different parts of the country in the last one week. The minister said in his Facebook post on Wednesday that due to shortage of fuel... »

Gas Sector

Indo-Bangla Set Up LP Gas Plant: MoU Signed

indian minister Bangladesh and India have decided to invest jointly in building liquid petroleum (LP) gas plant. A memorandum of understanding (MoU) has been signed in this regard on Monday. After the bilateral meeting at Radisson hotel in city, Bangladesh state minister for power, energy and mineral resources Nasrul Hamid and visiting... »

Petroleum

Bangladesh Cuts Oil Prices

oil-prices-falling The government has finally reduced the costs of fuel oil across the board amid plummeting global oil prices.   The move comes 23 days after it made furnace oil cheaper in the wake of a call by businesses for a blanket cut. The prices of diesel and kerosene have been... »

EB Reports

Protect Gas Fields & Power Plants : PM

ashugonj-450-s-power-plant-273x205 Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday asked the Home Minister to boost security and safety measures of all gas fields and power plants in the country. The Prime Minister instruction follows an Indian newspaper report regarding the threat from the United Liberation Front of Assam (ULFA) to blow up Bangladesh... »

Green Pages

UN Report

RE Energy Investments: New World Record Set

solar Coal and gas-fired electricity generation last year drew less than half the record investment made in solar, wind and other renewables capacity — one of several important firsts for green energy announced today in a UN-backed report. Global Trends in Renewable Energy Investment 2016, the 10th edition of the UN... »

Coal Sector

Largest Limestone Discovered In Naogaon

Limestone-minister-360x202 Bangladesh on Thursday claimed to have found the biggest ever limestone deposit in its northern district of Naogaon, capable of meeting the entire demand of the country’s cement industry. State Minister for Minerals Nasrul Hamid told reporters that the deposit was found across an area of 50 sq km up... »

Something to Say

Oil Price Cut: Mass People Won’t Get The Benefits

oil price lowest Fuel price is decreased finally but the mass people won’t be able to get the benefits of this nominal price cut. Majority of the people of this country are low income and are the implicit beneficiaries of fuel price. Besides, Bangladesh doesn’t have the right managerial infrastructure to extend the... »

Environment

Heatwave To Continue In Bangladesh

hot-weather-337x205 The current heat wave seeping across Bangladesh will last another few days with no immediate prospect of rain, the Met Office has said. The Meteorological Department has said Faridpur, Rajshahi, Mongla, Satkhira, Jessore and Chuadanga are in the grips of a severe heat wave. Mild to medium heat conditions prevail... »