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Dhaka Thursday,  Sep 3, 2015

Chevron in Bangladesh

Delivering Energy and Empowering the Community

Naser Ahmed

At Chevron, the core priority is to deliver affordable energy safely and reliably to support economic development and human aspirations for a rising quality of life. As a partner with governments, suppliers and communities, Chevron contributes to health care, education and economic development for mutual benefit and progress. We build trusted relationships by focusing on engaging our stakeholders and managing our social impacts through our Environmental, Social and Health Impact... »

Power Sector

Laos is in negotiation with Russia for setting up nuke plant

Russia’s State Nuclear Corporation- Rosatom and Laos are in negotiation for setting up first nuclear power plant in the territory of Laos. Dr. Sinava Souphanouvong, Vice Minister of Energy and mines of Laos disclosed the information during an intervie to “Vestnik of Atomprom”, corporate journal of Rosatom. Both the countries... »

Gas Sector

355 Industrial Units To Get New Gas Connections

gas11 The government will provide new gas connections and additional gas load to 355 industrial units across the country though the country is facing a shortfall of 500mmcfd-600mmcfd. A special committee led by Prime Minister’s power and energy adviser Dr Tawfiq-e-Elahi Chowdhury took the decision to give new gas connections to... »

Petroleum

Cabinet Okey Bangladesh Petroleum Corporation Law

cabinet The Cabinet has endorsed a proposal to make into a law the Bangladesh Petroleum Corporation Ordinance, which was promulgated during the military regime. The final approval for the draft ‘Bangladesh Petroleum Corporation Law, 2015’ came at a regular meeting on Monday, presided over by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. Cabinet Secretary... »

EB Reports

Govt Wants Energy, Power Tariff Hike

ep-2-337x205 State Minister for Power and Energy Nasrul Hamid has once again raised voice in favour of raising power and energy tariffs. He said the prices of petroleum fuels, natural gas and electricity should be revised considering funding for the upcoming electricity generation plan by the year 2030. The government is... »

Green Pages

What’s Really At Stake With The Iran Nuclear Deal

nuke plant armenia Recently, I wrote on these pages that a remarkable turnaround was taking place in the President’s fortunes. It’s an impressive display of rising from the depths of falling popularity last fall, and it is starting to be felt in many areas, with major impacts on the future of energy. At... »

Coal Sector

independent consultant on coal issues : Seminar suggests

coal-337x205 Experts and scientists of MONASH University and RMIT of Melbourne have suggested  Bangladeshi policy makers should appoint an independent consultant to examine  coal issues for ensuring safe transformation from gas-fired power generation to coal-fired power. “As Bangladesh is planning to generate huge power from coal and set to run the... »

Something to Say

The Saudi Oil Price War Is Backfiring

fuel graf Saudi Arabia has long enjoyed the status of being the top crude oil exporter in the world. With record production of 10.564 million barrels per day in June 2015, Saudi Arabia has been one of the major driving forces behind the current oil price slump. The Saudis have kept their... »

Environment

Human-elephant conflict increasing

elephent At least 226 people died and 62 elephants were killed in last 12years and a half in growing incidents of human-elephant conflicts, said forest officials. They as well as wildlife conservationists blamed destruction of elephant habitats as the main cause for the incidents. They said that elephants were being squeezed... »