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Dhaka Wednesday,  Sep 26, 2018

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Five international geophysics companies sunday submitted tender documents to conduct multi-client seismic surveys of Bangladesh’s offshore areas. The objective of the survey is to provide the oil and gas industry with 2D seismic data of the offshore areas of Bangladesh to aid basin evaluation, prospect generation and robust bid-round participation. “Five interested companies submitted tender documents to conduct a 2D seismic marine survey,” Chairman Istiaque Ahmad of the Bangladesh Oil,... »
Energy Adviser to the Prime Minister Dr. Tawfiq-e-Elahi Chowdhury Bir Bikrom said, the foreign donors always advice us to increase the price of electricity and gas and use the additional money for the development of our industries. Mentioning that Bangladesh needs reliable power supplies to support industrial growth, which will not be possible if energy supplies remain under-invested and unreliable. He said, the country would witness reliable power supplies in... »
Experts underscored the need for reduction of CO2 emissions and minimize costs related to industrial energy consumption via energy efficiency engagement aimed at green transformation for ensuring environmentally sustainable economic growth. They were speaking at the launching ceremony of the Energy Efficiency Engagement program of the Nordic Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Bangladesh (NCCI). NCCI in collaboration with the Danish International Development Agency (Danida) through the Embassy of Denmark... »
Nairobi, 25 February 2015 – A transition to modern district energy systems could contribute to 60 per cent of required energy sector emissions reductions by 2050, and reduce primary energy consumption by up to 50 per cent, according to a new report launched today by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) in collaboration with the Copenhagen Centre on Energy Efficiency (C2E2), ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability, and UN-Habitat. With... »
Quit hiking power prices, cut fuel oil prices and set-up coal-based power plants, participants urged the government at a private sector round table on energy policy. At the seminar, titled “Power System Development: Reliable Supply to Customers’ Perspective,” organised by the Dhaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DCCI) in the city yesterday, DCCI former president Matiur Rahman called for reducing fuel oil prices and decreasing electricity prices. In order to... »
“Shurakkha”, a comprehensive road-safety and defensive driving program for commercial bus & truck drivers, jointly organized by BRAC and Chevron in collaboration with the Bangladesh Road Transport Authority (BRTA), was recently inaugurated at a local hotel in Sylhet. This forms part of a larger initiative that targets communities living near Chevron’s Bibiyana gas field and in Habiganj District, and aims to boost defensive-driving skills, increase awareness on safe pedestrian behaviors,... »
ABB is one of the leading engineering companies in the offering state of the art power & automation solutions to industries and utilities with a declared mission of minimizing environmental impact and maximizing efficiency. The company organized seminars on 17th and 18th February in Dhaka. ABB faculties from around the world – Finland, Germany, Italy, India, Australia and Dubai – apart from the companies local technical experts dwelt upon the... »
A leading German-based company – FEAL Industrial Solutions – on Monday offered modern technological and technical support for Bangladesh to manage its industrial sector’s waste. The company also agreed to support Bangladesh in generating solar energy, wind power, port management, roads infrastructure development and modernization of Bangladesh’s steel industry. A four-member delegation, led by chairman of the company Achin Kilingberg, met Industries Minister Amir Hossain Amu at Shilpa Bhaban and... »
Manikganj: With the death toll in the Padma launch capsize reaching 70 on Monday morning, the local administration called it quits. Deputy commissioner Rasheda Ferdous said to the reporters at a press briefing near the capsize spot around 10am that they called off the rescue operation as there was ‘no one left missing from the list’. However, rescue operation will be carried out in adjacent areas of the river, the... »

JWG second meeting held in Delhi

Power & Transit Cooperation Between BBIN

The second meetings of the JWGs on Sub-Regional Cooperation between Bangladesh, Bhutan, India and Nepal (BBIN) on Water Resources Management and Power/Hydropower and on Connectivity and Transit were held in New Delhi on 30-31 January 2015 in a friendly and cordial atmosphere. The delegations welcomed the opportunity to exchange views on various possibilities for cooperation at a sub-regional level for mutual benefit. The JWG on Water Resources Management and Power/Hydropower... »