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Dhaka Friday,  Jul 29, 2016
Police in Dhaka have broken up a demonstration protesting the construction of a power plant in Bagerhat’s Rampal near the Sundarbans. Tear-gas canisters were lobbed at a procession, which was heading towards the Prime Minister’s Office, at the capital’s Shahbagh area. The march, which started from the National Press Club around 11:30am, was stopped by law enforcers after it reached the Rupashi Bangla Hotel intersection around 12:15pm Tear-gas canister were... »

Power Sector

Maheshkhali PP In Pipeline, JVA Signed With Malaysia

malaysia-sign-337x205 Bangladesh and Malaysia are going to install a 1,320 MW coal-fired Power Plant under a Joint Venture approach in Maheshkhali, Cox’sbazaar. On Wednesday, Bangladesh state-owned Power Development Board (PDB) signed this Joint Venture Agreement (JVA) with two Malaysian companies—Tenaga Nasinol Berhad (TNB) and Powertek Energy Sdn Berhad (PESB) at Putrajaya,... »

Gas Sector

Petrobangla signed The Deal For LNG Terminal

lng.. Petrobangla signed the final deal with Excelerate Energy Bangladesh Limited (EEBL) to build the country’s first liquefied natural gas (LNG) processing terminal. Today PetroBangla signed the agreement with USA based company Excelerate Energy at Petro Centre. Secretary of Petrobangla Sayed Ashfakujjan and Chief Develpoment officer of Excilerate Danial Bustos signed... »


Oil Industry Faces Huge Worker Shortage

oil pic The rig count has rebounded from the lows seen in late May, a small indication that oil companies in the U.S. could begin drilling anew. Shale drilling is a short-cycle prospect, requiring only a few weeks to drill and bring a well online. Because of this, the collective U.S. shale... »

EB Reports

Malaysia Support Energy Sector of Bangladesh : PM Malaysia

malaysia-minister-337x205 Malaysia will keep up its support and assistance on demand in Bangladesh’s power sector, said the Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Rajak. The prime minister expressed his willingness and readiness for any kind of assistance while the Bangladesh’s State Minister for Power Energy and Mineral Resources, Nasrul Hamid paid a courtesy... »

Green Pages

Govt Urged Promote Solar Energy In Off-Grid Rural Areas

rooftop-solar-makes-sense-but-slow-in-take-off-experts Speakers at a seminar on solar energy on Wednesday urged the government to take more initiatives to promote renewable energy across the country, particularly in the off-grid areas. “Rural people in the off-grid areas can get electricity at low-cost price if the government takes the initiative. There is huge potential... »

Coal Sector

Rampal Power Project

Coal India Exploring Export Opportunity To Bangladesh

rampal-1-337x205 As the domestic demand for coal has started dwindling with surplus stock at power plants, Coal India has started exploring export opportunities, hoping to enter Bangladesh with the upcoming Maitree super-critical thermal project there. A team recently visited Bangladesh and is likely to table its report soon. State-owned power generator... »

Something to Say

Did Oil Kill The Dinosaurs?

Dinosaurs What killed the dinosaurs? It’s a question as old as – well the dinosaurs themselves, and one that everyone from school children to scientists have been asking for decades. Movies like Jurassic Park and the Land Before Time only heighten that sense of wonder and raise the stakes behind that... »


13 Projects Undertaken To Face Climate Change : Anwar Hossain

ENVIRONMENT minister Environment and Forests Minister Anwar Hossain Manju today said the Climate Change Trust Fund (CCTF) under the ministry has taken 13 projects of Taka 124 crore 81 lakh for afforestation to face the climate change challenges. He said this while replying to a starred question from treasury bench member Hajera... »