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Dhaka Monday,  Nov 30, 2015
Energy and Mineral Resources Division Secretary Abu Bakar Siddique has died while under treatment at a Dhaka hospital. Officials said that the 58-year-old official breathed his last at the Square Hospital in the capital. “He had been diagnosed with cancer and suffered a cardiac arrest few days ago,” he said. A management graduate from the Dhaka University, Siddique joined the Bangladesh Civil Service in 1982 in the administrative cadre. He... »

Power Sector

Shunderban neglected

Rampal Can Be Made By Saving Shunderban

rampal-273x205 Rampal power plant can be made by saving power plant. However, Shunderban is neglected to implement of the Rampal project. Thursday, some expertise visited Koromjal of Shunderban 1320MW Rampal power plant by the invitation of power department of power energy and mineral resource ministry. State minister Nasrul Hamid was present... »

Gas Sector

Final Haring Held In November

Niko Case Will Over Soon

tengratila gas field explosion 2 After a long time, Niko case is going to over in international tribunal. Last hearing will be held in 2 and 6 November and then the final verdict. Saturday, law minister Anisul Haque goes to London to discuss with the lawyers about the ongoing case. In Thursday Mr Haque said... »


Bangladesh to IMF

With Global Oil prices, The Difference Is Not More Than tk10

oilprice With global oil prices, the difference is not more than tk 10. Abul Mal Abdul Muhit informs this to international monitoring fund (IMF). A letter has been sent to managing director of IMF Mr. Kristin Legard. An economic report was sent with the latter. In the report there is detail... »

EB Reports

Oil-Gas Committee To Hold Long March

oil-gas-sundarban-rakhha-convension The National Committee to Protect Oil, Gas, Mineral Resources, Power and Ports will hold Dhaka-Sunderbans long march from March 10-15, demanding cancellation of coal based Rampal thermal power plant and Orion power plant at Rampal in Bagerhat to save Sunderbans. Prior to the six-day long march, the national committee will... »

Green Pages

Dhaka Gets $75m Climate Investment Fund For Renewable

climate investment fund Climate Investment Funds (CIF), a fund created by multilateral banks, endorsed Bangladesh’s plans for renewable energy development and also agreed to provide another $75 million for their implementations, reports UNB. This fund is being provided under the Scaling Up Renewable Energy in Low Income Countries Program (SREP) of the CIF.... »

Coal Sector

Possibility Of New Coal Mine In Naogaon

coal-337x205 In naogaon, north-west district of the country, a new coal mine was likely to find. Geological Suervay of Bangladesh (GSB) conducting a survey in Tilokpur union on akkelpur upozila at Naogaon. After the survey GSB initially located the mine in this area. Now, Mining depth, spread, amount of reserve and... »

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Keystone Quarterly Review

Crude Oil Imports Reduced

graf 1 Crude oil imports reduced from May to June followed by an increase in July. Compared to the same quarter last year, crude oil imports rose by 83% in May followed by a 73% decline in June and an increase of 5% in July. Petroleum products experienced a declining trend in... »


One-Yr Ban Sought On Access To Sundarbans Resources

tiger1 In a desperate move to protect the fast depleting tiger population in the Bangladesh part of the Sundarbans, the Forest Department has proposed the government to impose a ban on accessing all kinds of resources of the mangrove forest for one year, reports UNB. Though the move will put the... »