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Dhaka Saturday,  Apr 25, 2015
Bangladesh Petroleum Corporation is making a whopping profit of Tk 13 to Tk 36 per litre on petroleum products on the back of the sliding global oil prices since June last year. The production cost of octane is Tk 56.85 per litre but the customers are buying it for Tk 99, giving the state-run corporation a profit of Tk 35.49 per litre. The profit margin is Tk 13.77 per litre... »

Power Sector

Power companies using high ash coal may face legal action

power-companies-using-high-ash-coal-may-face-legal-action 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... »

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.... »


India Petrol price cut by 80 paise/litre, diesel by Rs 1.30/litre

oil MUMBAI: India’s state-run oil marketing companies have reduced retail prices for petrol by Rs 0.80 a litre and retail price of diesel by Rs 1.30 a litre responding to lower crude oil prices. The new rates would be effective from April 16. Prior to this, the oil marketing companies had... »

EB Reports

Russian Scholarships in Nuclear Energy for BD Students

rosatom student Twenty more Bangladeshi students will be awarded scholarships this year to study nuclear energy at under graduate and post-graduate levels in different academic facilities in Russia, which are members of Rosatom’s consortium of core higher educational institutions. Scholarship will be awarded under the quota of Russian Ministry for Education and... »

Green Pages

Rooftop solar makes sense, but slow in take-off: Experts

rooftop-solar-makes-sense-but-slow-in-take-off-experts NEW DELHI: Rooftop projects will help the Centre realise its ambitious target of adding 100 gigawatts (GW) of solar power by 2022 even as the green energy has its own challenges, say industry experts. Solar power producers are of the view that the concept of rooftop solar solutions for households... »

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... »