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Dhaka Saturday,  Dec 20, 2014
Atomenergoproekt, sister concern of Russian state nuclear company- ROSATOM, for general designing of nuclear power plants has announced a tender for engineering survey, environmental monitoring and development of project documents for the Rooppur NPP site. The contract value is estimated at USD $18.2 million (incl.VAT), and the work is to be completed by September 15, 2015. Interested companies have to submit their tender documents until January 20, 2015, and the... »

Power Sector

Germany extends loan to Bangladesh for power transfer

DSC00564-323x205 The KfW, on behalf of the German Government, today signs an agreement with Bangladesh to provide funds for the energy transmission sector. The German Development Cooperation provides grant funds of about €320 million to support renewable energy and energy efficiency of the Bangladesh power sector. From this fund, a Financing... »

Gas Sector

Gas tanker explodes on Delhi, 10 burnt alive

ind Ten persons were burnt alive and 12 others injured when a gas tanker caught fire and exploded on the highway near Beelpur village, 35 kms from Jaipur on Saturday night.Seven vehicles going through the highway at the time also caught fire. The accident caused a huge traffic jam on the... »

Petroleum

Oil Price Tumbles After OPEC Releases 2015 Forecast

fuel-22-337x205 The demand for oil in 2015 will drop to its lowest level since 2002 because of an oversupply of crude and stagnant economies in China and Europe, according to OPEC’s latest forecast. And that’s just one of several sour estimates. OPEC’s monthly report said demand for the cartel’s oil will... »

EB Reports

Supreme Court judge receives prestigious award

Supreme Court Justice Imman Ali.IJJO Statuette copy Supreme Court Justice Muhammad Imman Ali, a living legend of Bangladesh, has been given one of Europe’s most prestigious awards for his invaluable contribution towards the protection of children in Bangladesh. The International Juvenile Justice Observatory (IJJO), presented the Juvenile Justice Without Borders International Award in Brussels, Belgium, to him... »

Green Pages

Right to Know: Solar Panel in Bangladesh

solar1-337x205 The Government of Bangladesh has recognized or is recognizing that electricity access qualifies as a human right. For example, (1) the Government of Bangladesh has signed technical assistant grant agreements with Asian Development Bank to provide renewable energy in rural areas with no access to grid electricity, and (2) the... »

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

Could falling oil prices spark a financial crisis?

ano-muhith The oil and gas boom in the United States was made possible by the extensive credit afforded to drillers. Not only has financing come from company shareholders and traditional banks, but hundreds of billions of dollars have also come from junk-bond investors looking for high returns. Junk-bond debt in energy... »

Environment

Bangladesh launches campaign to clean Sunderbans

BANGLADESH_OIL_SPI_2243121f Bangladesh launched an intensified manual campaign to clean up seepage following a huge oil spill in 34,000 hectares at the Sunderbans that threatened the world’s largest mangrove forest. The manual cleanup campaign came as authorities on India’s eastern coast are on alert with Additional Director of Sundarban Biosphere Reserve Pradeep... »