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Dhaka Sunday,  Apr 19, 2015
NEW DELHI: Thermal power plants and collieries that continue to burn high-ash content coal, better watch out for the Environment Ministry, which has warned of legal action against them. The stringent advisory comes against the backdrop of instances of serious violations of the January 2014 notification that mandated supply and use of coal with an ash content not exceeding 34 per cent. “The subject matter of non-compliance of this notification... »

Power Sector

3 agencies proposals to fund Sirajgang power plant rejected

tk-11540-40cr-proposed Standing committee on non-concessional loans has rejected funding proposals made by three international agencies including World Bank for 225 megawatt combined cycle power plant in Sirajganj district. The committee argued that the proposals could not be accepted as they were tagged with “hard conditions and high interest rates,” said official... »

Gas Sector

Kris Energy drill two onshore gas wells

bapex1-337x205 Singapore-based Kris Energy will carry out drilling operations in two onshore wells in Bangora field, located under block 9 in Comilla district, a senior Petrobangla official told the FE. Petrobangla has already approved the work programmes of KrisEnergy and its partners to initiate drilling of two onshore wells, he said.... »


Oil prices retreat on Iran accord

oilprice NEW YORK: After prior day’s heavy gains, crude prices took a pounding on Thursday on news of a tentative agreement on Iran’s nuclear program. The Iranian nuclear talks ended in Lausanne, Switzerland with all sides reaching a agreement that the Iran’s enrichment capacity, enrichment level and stockpile will be limited... »

EB Reports

2pc gas, electricity for new units from next fiscal: Muhith

finance minister The government would make an arrangement for providing 2.0 per cent of the country’s total gas and electricity to new industrial units through the Board of Investment (BoI) and it would come into effect from the next fiscal year, Finance Minister AMA Muhith said Wednesday. Besides, the government was working... »

Green Pages

Government funds for renewable energy

thumb22 A recent decision by the government to allocate funds for renewable energy is indeed an excellent and very rational one for which it deserves appreciation from us. As reported in the media, the fund which was initially meant for some other purposes, will be diverted for financing solar energy, bio-gas... »

Coal Sector

Phulbari Coal Mine Project

GCM Resources Is in Advocacy

coal Despite long-time silence from Government end to go ahead- GCM Resources-a London based resource Development Company is still advocating for developing Phulbari Coal Project- a crown jewel of country’s coal resources. As a pioneer investor in country’s untapped coal resources, GCM showed unlimited passions and commitment to develop the coal... »

Something to Say

Driverless Cars Poised To Transform Automotive Industry

driverless cars The newest Mercedes autonomous car looks like a car on the outside but like a lounge on the inside, with four swivel seats facing each other in a multimedia bubble of padded leather and walnut veneer. The F 015 ‘Luxury in Motion’ concept car unveiled at the Consumer Electronics Show... »


Shell takes legal action over Greenpeace protest on rig

oil.shall LOS ANGELES, April 8, 2015 (BSS/AFP) – Oil giant Shell filed a legal complaint Tuesday against Greenpeace protestors who have boarded an Arctic-bound oil rig in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, a spokeswoman said. The six activists are camping out on the 38,000-tonne Polar Pioneer platform, which they boarded... »