Very few remember Sagar and Runi. They very seldom come under reference even in the media. How strange is our character? We do everything for convenience .After the gruesome murder of the popular media couple in their bed room in February 2012 they were not only talk of the town , they were talk of the nation .Many international media , international journalists associations, human rights organizations were very vocal and active. Two politically divided journalists organizations at all levels carried out se [ ... ]
Haripur power plant goes to operation in September
Haripur power plant will add 412- megawatt (MW) electricity to the national grid in September as the experimental operation of this combined cycle plant has been going on successfully.
Mostafa Kamal, Managing Director of Electricity Generation Company of Bangladesh Limited, told the newsmen recently.
The 412MW Haripur combined-cycle power plant, the largest in [...]
Engr. Khondkar Abdus Saleque
This writer spent a week from 3rd till 11 th May 2013 at YatimTaq Gas Field Drilling Camp of Turkish Petroleum Corporation [TPAO] now rehabilitating 8 Gas Wells of Sheberghan Gas Fields in the North Afghanistan. This is an ADB assisted Project of Ministry of Mines & Petroleum. TPAO has already accomplished rehabilitation of [...]
BARCELONA: Venezuela and Russia formed a joint venture on May 23 to produce 120,000 barrels of oil a day by 2016 in two fields in the Orinoco Heavy Oil Belt.
Russia will loan Venezuela $1.5 billion to finance the development of the fields under the terms of the agreement, and put up $1.1 billion for a 40 percent share in Petrovictoria.
The agreement establishing P [...]
Misuse of gas and electricity should be checked: PM
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today (May 12) urged the people to be economical in using gas and electricity considering its growing demand but dearth in production.
"Misuse of gas and electricity should be checked to expedite the country\'s economy," she said adding the government plans to use pipeline gas only in the industries and cylinder gas in the households [...]
2 Million Solar & 1 Million Improved Cook Stoves Throuth IDCOL
(May 11, 2013) Infrastructure Development Company Limited (IDCOL), a non-bank financial institution owned by the
Government of Bangladesh, is a market leader in financing infrastructure projects and renewable energy technologies
in Bangladesh. So far, more than 2 million SHSs have been installed under its SHS program. The Company has a target to
finance 4 million SHSs by 201 [...]
Petrobangla, the state-owned oil, gas and mineral company, and Germania Corporation Limited, a Belarus-based company, have signed a USD 200 million agreement on operating of the Maddhapara Granite Mining Company Ltd (MGMCL), the country’s lone hard rock mine.
Under the agreement the money will be spent in six years for producing nine million tonne [...]
Who to Run Day to Day Operations of Gas Distribution Companies?
A very disturbing report came to our notice about scrutinizing new gas connections to domestic gas consumers under Petrobangla owned Gas Distribution and Marketing Companies. Energy Division of MOEMR has set up a committee to scrutinize gas connections. Earlier decisions for resuming new connection to domestic consumers were to be given by Prime Minister, who i [...]
Under One Per Cent of Clean Energy Technology Patents Filed in Africa
Nairobi, 13 May 2013 – Less than one per cent of all patent applications relating to Clean Energy Technology (CET) have been filed in Africa, highlighting an opportunity for the continent to leapfrog existing fossil-fuel energy sources and thus cut Greenhouse Gas Emissions and bring major health benefits.
A new study by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) and the Europ [...]