Bangladesh has sustained an impressive track record for growth and development and has shown tremendous growth in recent years. In the past decade, the economy has grown at nearly 6 percent per annum despite frequent natural disasters and the fuel, food price and global financial crises. A booming economic growth, urbanization and rapid industrialization and development has increased the country's demand for electricity. Considering regular amplified demand present government has prioritized of electricity. In June 2014 Ban [ ... ]
PDB signs deal with Indian company on Sikalbaha plant
State-owned Bangladesh Power Development Board (PDB) on Sunday signed a contract with an Indian company, Larsen & Toubro Limited (L&T), for the construction of the 225 MW combined cycle (dual fuel) power plant at Shikalbaha in Chittagong.
Larsen & Toubro will install the plant as EPC contractor at a cost of Tk 17.07 billion (equivalent to US$ 202.22 million). As p [...]
Bangladesh Petroleum Exploration and Production Company (Bapex) Friday started drilling at Mubarakpur gas-field in Sathia upazila of the district.
Petrobangla chairman Prof Hossain Monsur inaugurated the drilling work around 11am at the gas-field, the first of its kind in the country’s northern region, according to a news agency.
Bapex explorers noted that the ‘Mu [...]
US oil and player Apache has made what is being feted by some as potentially Australia’s largest oil discovery in the last 30 years, fuelling hopes of a new oil province located off the north-west coast.
The field found by the Phoenix South-1 well, which was targeting gas rather than oil, could have potentially up to 300 million barrels of oil in place, according to Ap [...]
extends tenure of quick power & energy act for four years
The cabinet today decided to extend the "Power and Energy Quick Supply (special provision) Act" for more four years to ensure uninterrupted power and energy supply in the country keeping pace with growing demand.
The approval was given in the regular meeting of the cabinet held at Bangladesh Secretariat with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in the chair.
Briefing report [...]
A solar cell that resembles a flower is offering a new take on green energy in Japan, where one scientist is searching for renewables that look good.
In a country badly scarred by the tsunami-sparked nuclear disaster at Fukushima three years ago, the hydrangea-inspired solar offering is small beer alongside one of the world\'s biggest offshore wind power farms now floating o [...]
Politicians, academics and rights defenders on Friday demanded immediate implementation of Phulbari agreement signed in 2006 stating that open-pit method would not be followed in mining coal at Phulbari in Dinajpur.
They made the demand at a discussion organised by Dhaka City unit of the National Committee to Protect Oil, Gas, Mineral Resources, Power and Ports at Maitri Audit [...]
Recruitment is the process of having the right person, in the right place, at the right time. It is crucial to organizational performance. Recruitment is a critical activity, not just for the HR team but also for line managers who are increasingly involved in the selection process. All those involved in recruitment activities should be equipped with the approp [...]
Environment-friendly construction materials for development : Monju
Stressing the need for using environment-friendly construction materials, environment and forest minister Anwar Hossain Manju sunday said the use of environment-friendly construction materials is needed for sustainable development.
"There is no alternative but to use environment-friendly construction materials for sustainable development," the minister said while spe [...]