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Dhaka Monday,  Apr 20, 2015
NEW DELHI: Oil and Natural Gas Corp has agreed to take over a part of the abandoned assets of the western offshore Tapti gas field from its joint venture partners Reliance IndustriesBSE -0.06 % and BG once output falls to zero. With Tapti output declining rapidly, partners in the Panna-Mukta and Tapti fields – RIL, BG and ONGC, have decided to abandon the field. “Tapti abandonment (has) achieved resolution with... »

Power Sector

Meghnaghat starts injecting 273 MW electricity to grid

power.megnaghat Meghnaghat Power Station has started injecting over 273 megawatt (MW) electricity to the national grid, which is expected to help the authorities to keep the power supply stable largely at a time when the demand is shooting up with the rise in mercury. “Meghnaghat Power Limited has officially resumed commercial... »

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.... »

Petroleum

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

Bangladesh-India enclave exchange soon: Mamata

momota Indian West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has said realistic steps are being taken to resolve long-standing problem over exchange of enclaves between India and Bangladesh. She said this when Bangladesh Land Minister Shamsur Rahman Sharif called on her in Kolkata on April 13, said an official release here today.... »

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... »

Environment

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... »