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Dhaka Thursday,  Jan 29, 2015
NEW DELHI: State-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) today said its natural gas output will jump 81 per cent to 116 million standard cubic meters per day by 2019 after it bring newer fields in western and eastern offshore into production. “Gas production will rise from 64 mmscmd to 116 mmsmcd by 2019,” ONGCBSE 1.27 % Chairman and Managing Director Dinesh K Sarraf said at the India Energy Congress... »

Power Sector

Power generation reaches 11,265 MW

rawjan-power-plant-307x2051-337x205 The Awami League-led government has achieved number of successes in the power sector with increased generation capacity that has reached 11,265MW. “The government has also taken various power projects to increase power generation aimed at providing electricity to all citizens by 2021 at reasonable price,” State Minister for Power, Energy... »

Gas Sector

LNG terminal deal okayed

lng The government will construct floating liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal with a daily capacity of 500 MMCF at Maheshkhali to meet the country’s energy demand. The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) today approved the “Term Sheet Agreement” signed with Singapore-based Astra Oil and Excelerate Energy Consortium in this regard.... »


Interview With Arthur Berman

The Real Cause Of Low Oil Prices

saudi-oil With all the conspiracy theories surrounding OPEC’s November decision not cut production, is it really not just a case of simple economics? The U.S. shale boom has seen huge hype but the numbers speak for themselves and such overflowing optimism may have been unwarranted. When discussing harsh truths in energy,... »

EB Reports

IDCOL received ‘ICMAB Best Corporate Award 2014’

The Corporate Award and Branding Committee of the Institute of Cost and Management Accountants of Bangladesh (ICMAB) has selected IDCOL for the Second Position in the category of ‘Best Corporate in the Non-Bank Financial Institution Sector’ as part of ‘ICMAB Best Corporate Award 2014’. Mr. Adul Maal Abdul Muhith, M.P,... »

Green Pages

ADB extend loans to help India’s solar power developer

abc20 The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is extending loans of up to $100 million to help India’s pioneering private sector solar power developer, the ACME group, finance badly needed new solar plants. “Solar and other renewable power sources are essential for India’s energy diversification and security, and for underpinning the country’s... »

Coal Sector

GCM’s Statement on Gary Lye’s Phulbari Visit

GAry GCM organises regular community meetings as part of our commitment to ensure local communities remain fully informed on all aspects of the planned coal mine and power plant developments. As part of this routine activity a series of programs were organised for Tuesday 25/11 and Wednesday 26/11 to cater for... »

Something to Say

Back To Basics: Why Conventional Drilling Makes Sense in 2015

estern refinary This New Year, an old trend may become a new trend as conventional drilling in North America is once again in the spotlight at a time when oil prices continue their slump and the unconventional becomes increasingly uneconomical. Advanced horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracking for extraction is much more expensive... »


Govt reopens Shela river route

BANGLADESH_OIL_SPI_2243121f Defying the recommendations of the UN experts and environmentalists, the government yesterday decided to allow vessels to ply through the Shela river in the Sundarbans from wednesday, apparently in the face of pressure from river transport workers. The decision came from an inter-ministerial meeting at the shipping ministry tuesday with... »