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Dhaka Friday,  Nov 16, 2018
Ruhul Amin has been appointed as the new chairman of Bangladesh Oil, Gas and Mineral Corporation which is well known as Petrobangla. He is currently serving as the additional secretary at Energy and Mineral Resources Division. He’ll start his new office on 1st December. The ministry of public administration issued a gazette signed by Deputy Secretary Mohammed Abdul Latif in this regard. Abul Mansur Md Faizullah (additional secretary), the current... »

Power Sector

First-ever waste-based power plant to be implemented under IPP mode

After its ‘failure’ to implement the country’s first-ever waste-based power plant project at Keraniganj on the outskirts of the capital city of Dhaka on its own initiative , the government has now decided to go for executing it on the IPP basis. Official sources said the government revoked the move... »

Gas Sector

LNG Pipeline Defected: Gas Crisis

The pipeline that carries Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) gas in Chittagong is found defective once again which interrupted the supply of imported gas to the grid. The absence of supply of the imported gas has caused a gas crisis in the Chittagong region. This gas crisis has forced a few... »


EB Reports

BIFPCL Donating Blood On Its Founding Anniversary

BIFPCL donating blood of its employees and workers on the occasion of 6th Raising Day on 31 October, 2018 here Maitree Power Project site in Rampal, Bagerhat. A total of about 40 bags of blood were donated and handed over to Red Crescent Society to utilize for the treatment of... »

Green Pages

Largest Solar Power Plant starts operation in Teknaf

A solar power plant having a power generation capacity of 28 MW has recently started its operation in Teknaf of Cox’s Bazar. Accounting this, the power generation capacity from renewable energy sources exceeds five percent of the country’s total demand. Technaf Solartech Energy Ltd (TSEL) has installed this power plant... »

Coal Sector

Coal mining resumes at Barapukuria

Coal mining is reinitiated from the Barapukuria coal mine. The mine is now producing around 2 thousand metric tons of coal daily on an average. Barapukuria coal mining authorities informed that, the mine resumes it production on 8th September after a three-month halt. Initially, the miners started experimental mining and... »


Second nuclear plant to be constructed in Barisal: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today said the second nuclear power plant would be constructed in the southern part of the country. “The government has already conducted survey in several islands in Barisal and we will choose any of those islands to construct the country’s next nuclear power plant,” the prime... »

Something to Say

Ways To Reduce Electricity Bill

In the last decade, power generation in the country has increased by four times while electricity demand is also increasing day by day. In this situation, the government has taken some initiatives to increase electricity generation capacity by saving energy. Electricity users of residential areas can reduce their electric bill... »


Climate Change: Are Oil Industries and Fossil Fuel to Blame?

Global warming. Climate change. These terms are often used interchangeably. However, they have differing, distinct meanings. Global warming is the increase of mean temperatures on the Earth. Climate change affects ecosystems, habitats, and plant and animal life. As scientists have been searching for ways to combat both and one source... »