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Dhaka Sunday,  Apr 30, 2017

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PDB Acquires More Share Over PGCB

Approval for 12pc Cash Dividend

pgcb-agm-337x205 Bangladesh Power Development Board’s (BPDB or PDB) ownership over Power Grid Company of Bangladesh Limited (PGCB) has been enhanced. The PDB from now on will be holding at least 86 percent of the shares of the PGCB which was previously 76.25 percent. The Board of Directors of PGCB has also approved a 12 percent cash dividend for its shareholders. The board members at the meeting approved a proposal of issuing... »
Blue economy- energy bangla The government has formed a ‘Blue Economy Cell’ (BEC) in the last month and the Cell has started its operation formally from today. The Cell will be responsible for exploration, conservation, and sustainable collection and management of natural and mineral resources within the country’s territorial area of Bay of Bengal. State minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources, Nasrul Hamid inaugurated the cell in a ceremony held at the Petro... »
petrobangla chairman foujullah The government has appointed Abul Mansur Md Faizullah as chairman of Bangladesh Oil, Gas and Mineral Corporation, widely known as Petrobangla. A Public Administration Ministry issued a circular in this regard on Wednesday. An official of 1984 batch of the BCS cadre, Faizullah worked as the additional secretary and wing chief of Asia, JEC and F&F wing at the economic relations division before his new job. Before Petrobangla chairman Istiaq... »
NBR NBR Chairman Md Nojibur Rahman, at  monthly revenue meeting held on Tuesday, instructed the field offices to take necessary measures to realise Tk32,876 crore due revenues from the state-owned four gas companies and Bangladesh Petroleum Corporation. Of them, the NBR owes Titas, Bakhrabad, Jalalabad and Karnafuli Gas Transmission and Distribution Companies Tk30,858 crore under the Petrobangla while Tk2018 crore remains stuck up with BPC. During the meeting, the NBR Chief... »
titas-agm Titas Gas Transmission and Distribution Company Limited has declared a 20 percent cash dividends for its shareholders for the fiscal year of 2015-16. The announcement came at the 35th Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the company held at the capital’s Officers’ Club. The company has reported that their Earning Per Share (EPS) was BDT 7.37 while the face value of each of the shares was BDT 10. Titas deposited around... »
petrobangla-351x205 Energy and Mineral Resources Division MD. Zakir Hossain has been appointed as chairman (additional charge) of Petrobangla, according to Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources Division instruction issued today (December 22). He will replace Istiaque Ahmad, who was appointed as the chairman in 22 October 2014.
OFFSHORE Outgoing US President Barack Obama has permanently banned offshore oil and gas drilling in the “vast majority” of US-owned northern waters. Mr Obama designated areas in the Arctic and Atlantic oceans as “indefinitely off limits” to future leasing. The move is widely seen as an attempt to protect the region before Mr Obama leaves office in January. Supporters of president-elect Donald Trump could find it difficult to reverse the decision.... »
Bangladesh flag Bangladesh is celebrating 45 years of its emergence as a new country on the map of the world on Dec 16, 1971 after nine months of bloodbath. President Md Abdul Hamid’s Victory Day message has taken pride in the fact that Bangladesh’s journey towards development is being considered a ‘role model’ for the world. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, in her message, renewed the resolve to establish ‘Sonar Bangla’ as dreamt... »
lead-3-337x205 The three-day exhibition marking the Power and Energy Week-2016 concluded at the capital’s International Convention City Bashundhara (ICCB) seturday. Rampal Power Plant, the proposed 1,320MW coal-fired power plant at Rampal of Bagerhat, also arranged a visitors’ competition at the exhibition. A large number of visitors, specially students, joined the contest today, the concluding day of the three-day exhibition organised by Bangladesh-India Friendship Power Company Limited (BIFPCL). “Many participated and won... »
buletin 2 (1) Energybangla has been publishing a bulletin on the occasion of ‘Jatiya Bidyut Shaptaha-2016’ or ‘Energy and Power Week-2016’. The bulletin has been publishing throughout the whole event. This is for the first time the bulletin is being published on the occasion of this fair. The Government is celebrating the event of achieving the capacity of 15,000 MW of power generation. The bulletin includes different news on the events of the... »