22 Jul, 2014

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Govt should make a policy to use marine resources


Govt should make a policy to use marine resources
The government should make a sound national policy to use the country's marine resources for national interest, a meeting was told Saturday. The vi  [ ... ]

China invest in Argentina for power, shipbuilding and railways


China invest in Argentina for power, shipbuilding and railways
Visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping announced Friday huge investments in hydroelectric power, shipbuilding, railways and a deal to help Argentina bu  [ ... ]

Clarke Energy exceeds 4 GW installed base milestone in its 25th year


Clarke Energy exceeds 4 GW installed base milestone in its 25th year
Clarke Energy and the companies which it has acquired now represent an installed base of over 4 GW. This generation capacity is deployed across 21 cou  [ ... ]

StanChart raises $190m for Summit power plant


StanChart raises $190m for Summit power plant
Standard Chartered Bank has raised $190 million from international lenders for a 335-megawatt electricity plant of Summit Meghnaghat Power Company Ltd  [ ... ]

Follow the Technology to the Next Oil Boom


Follow the Technology to the Next Oil Boom
By James Stafford: Much larger than Eagle Ford and once thought to have reached peak production, new technology has brought us full circle back to th  [ ... ]

Abu Bakar Siddique News Energy secretary


Abu Bakar Siddique News Energy secretary
Four secretaries have been transferred and given new postings in the latest administrative reshuffle. The Ministry of Public Administration issued a g  [ ... ]

Power productions new record


Power productions new record
Power plants in Bangladesh have broken record for generating electricity. Power Development Board (PDB) spokesperson Saiful Alam Chowdhury said 7,371   [ ... ]

ADB Aids Sri Lanka s Push to Cut Fuel Oil Use, Boost Renewables


ADB Aids Sri Lanka s Push to Cut Fuel Oil Use, Boost Renewables
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $300 million dual-tranche loan to help Sri Lanka scale up its use of clean energy and cut its reliance  [ ... ]

BPC import 1.58 mil mt of fuel during next 6 month


BPC import 1.58 mil mt of fuel during next 6 month
State-owned Bangladesh Petroleum Corp plans to import around 1.58 million mt of oil products from eight term suppliers during the second half of 2014,  [ ... ]
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First ever retrofit technology from Japan for earthquake resistant fire

First ever retrofit technology from Japan for earthquake resistant fire

DHAKA, July 19, 2014 – Systematic retrofitting construction work by PWD started at Tejgaon Fire Station building for the first time in the country.

Local engineers, with the support of Japanese experts have started working to retrofit the fire station to turn the important public building into an earthquake resistant structure within few months.

The initiative was taken under “The project for Capacity Development on Natural Disaster Resistant Techniques of Construction and Retrofitting for Public Buildings (CNCRP)&rdquo  [ ... ]

 
Power Sector
Bibiyana 2: French company hands transformer over to Bangladesh
Bibiyana 2: French company hands transformer over to Bangladesh

French engineering company Alstom yesterday handed over a high-capacity power transformer to Power Grid Company of Bangladesh Limited for the Bibiyana II 420 KV substation in Bangladesh. Bangladesh\'s Deputy High Commissioner to India Mahbub Hassan Saleh officially received it at a function at Naini near Allahabad in northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. The transformer w  [...]
ADB Loan to Give Uzbekistan Power Plant New Lease of Life
Rosatom 4 new nuclear power units to be launched this year
Deal sign with WB to increase capacity of power transmission
Russia and China s cooperation in Nuclear Energy sees bright prospect
Worlds nuclear energy shifts to Asia:Rosatom Chief
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Gas Sector
PM urges Gazprom to conduct more seismic surveys in Bangladesh for gas
PM urges Gazprom to conduct more seismic surveys in Bangladesh for gas

DHAKA, July 10, 2014: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today urged the Russian state-run oil and gas exploration company Gazprom to conduct more seismic surveys in Bangladesh for exploration of more gas. The Prime Minister made the request when a delegation of Gazprom International, led by its CEO Valeriy Gulev, called on the PM at her official Ganobhaban residence here this morni  [...]
Niko Can not sell or transfer any property from Bangladesh
Fourteen killed in India gas pipeline blast and fire
Agreement for FSRU LNG Terminal
LNG: The Long, Strategic Play for Europe: Interview with Robert Bensh
BAPEX discovers country s 26th gas field in purbachal
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Petroleum Sector
These Are The 5 Countries Most Plagued by Oil Theft
These Are The 5 Countries Most Plagued by Oil Theft

By Chris Dalby: These Are The 5 Countries Most Plagued by Oil Theft. These are Nigeria, Mexico, Iraq, Russia and Indonesia.  Nigeria: As much as 400,000 barrels of oil a day are stolen in Nigeria. This equates to losses of $1.7 billion a month for Africa\'s new largest economy. This represents 7.7 percent of its GDP vanishing, or more than the country spends on educat  [...]
Tullow Oil share price: Explorer to challenge Ugandan tax ruling
Tullow says to abandon Gardim-1 exploration well in Ethiopia
Tullow strikes oil at Hanssen well offshore Norway
Oil prices down in Asian trade
Ngamia-2 appraisal well encounters up to 39 metres of net oil pay
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EB Reports
BD gets 19,467 square-kilometres in the Bay of Bengal
BD gets 19,467 square-kilometres in the Bay of Bengal

Bangladesh has won another maritime boundary dispute with India after the last one with Myanmar. The Permanent Court of Arbitration at Hague in Netherlands has awarded Bangladesh 19,467 square-kilometres out of total 25,602 square-kilometres disputed area with India in the Bay of Bengal. Earlier, the previous victory came on 14 March 2012 when the International Tribunal for  [...]
World Cup : Shakira set the stage on fire during closing ceremony
Germany wins World Cup after 1-0 victory over Argentina
Bangladesh gets verdict on maritime dispute with India
ADB Provides Loans to Bangladesh Tackle Menace of River Erosion
Chevron Bangladesh Receives Asia Responsible Award
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Green Pages
Rooftop solar power provision to be revised
Rooftop solar power provision to be revised

The Power Ministry is likely to revise its rooftop solar power provision to ease the process for obtaining new power connections.The existing provision, introduced in 2010, makes it mandatory that if a residential consumer wants to have an electricity connection with more than 2 kilowatts of load, he must set up a rooftop solar panel covering at least 3 per cent of his total sa  [...]
WB to provide $78.4m for solar home
South-South Renewables Trade Grows Faster than Global Trade
China Might Be Winning The Race To Reduce Solar Costs
ADB Hands Over Nepal s First Wind-Solar Hybrid System to AEPC
Renewable Energy Development Status of Bangladesh
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Coal Sector
Open-pit mining at Barapukuria depends on water management
Open-pit mining at Barapukuria depends on water management

Shamim Jahangir:   The proposed open-pit mining at Barapukuria coal mine in Dinajpur depends on lifting of 344 million cubic metres of water and its successful management. This was disclosed at a workshop on water modeling at Barapukuria coal mine held in Dhaka on Thursday. Petrobangla Chairman Prof Hossain Monsur, former Petrobangla chairman Mosharaf Hossain, Petro  [...]
Phulbari People Organized rally demanding coalmine
Procession in Phulbari Demand for Coalmine
Chinese plans pose huge risk to coal investors
Turkey coal mine disaster: Desperate search at Soma pit
Navy wants to set up coal-fired power plant at Moheshkhali
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Something to Say
Beating Bangladeshi children doesn t make them better citizens
Beating Bangladeshi children doesn t make them better citizens

SIR FRANK PETERS: There is an horrific misconception in some societies that beating children help them become better people. All logic and a massive hill of evidence to the contrary is totally ignored. Some people even have the audacity to equate corporal punishment with discipline, which is totally ludicrous. Schools and madrasahs play an enormous role in the shaping of so  [...]
Could Gang Violence End Mexico s Shale Dream?
World Cup hosts Brazil bans corporal punishment
How Much Energy Will the 2014 World Cup Consume?
Peak Pollution: China Aims For The Top So It Can Go Down
Mahbubul Alam: a giant among giants, a gentleman among gentlemen
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Environment
ADB Provide loan for Bangladesh Climate Resilience
ADB Provide loan for Bangladesh Climate Resilience

DHAKA, BANGLADESH (29 June 2014): The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of Bangladesh today signed agreements for $82 million in loans and $12 million in grants to protect coastal towns from the ravages of natural disasters and climate change. Saifuddin Ahmed, Joint Secretary, Economic Relations Division (ERD) and Kazuhiko Higuchi, Country Director, Bangladesh  [...]
Japan, ADB Announce Fund for Low-Carbon Technologies in Asia
Resolve Common Environmental Concerns between Bangla-Indo
Securing Future Prosperity in Asia and the Pacific
ADB provide $2 million grant from Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction
ADB Study Ranks Most Environmentally Livable Cities In China
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