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 ‘Mubarakpur Oil-Gas Exploration Well Project’ is a new geological structure for them to deal with.
Talking to reporters after the inauguration, the Petrobangla chair [ ... ]
Time has come to replace inefficient captive power plants: Tawfiq
Prime Minister\'s Adviser Dr Tawfiq-e-Elahi Chow-dhury Saturday said the government is considering to enact a law to legally compel the consumers to save energy by ensuring its efficient use to cope with the yawning demand-supply gap.
He said under the plan, industrial and domestic users will be given a certain period of time to replace their old and inefficient energy equ [...]
Petrobangla Chairman Dr Hossain Mansur categorically said the illegal gas connections would not be legalized if there have pressure to do that.
He made the declaration while addressing a training workshop titled “Fire Extinguish and First Aid” organized by GTDCL and Fire Service and Civil Defense in city’s Titas Gas building on Monday.
Dr Mansur sa [...]
The Bigger Oil Story Behind the Headlines: Interview with Michael Levi
While we fixate on sexy headlines about Chinese military threats in the South China Sea, for instance, or Washington \'lifting the ban\' on crude oil exports, we miss the bigger stories—and we miss the reality. China\'s relentless resource quest has the greatest impact on trading prices, which may not make for headline news, but is a very important reality, while th [...]
The National Committee to Protect Oil, Gas, Mineral Resources, Power and Ports on Monday announced its ‘March to Sundarbans’ programme for September 5-7, demanding withdrawal of Rampal power plant project in Bagerhat. Committee member secretary Prof Anu Muhammad declared the programme schedule at a press conference at Udichi’s Topkhana Road headquarters. [...]
IDCOL to Finance Solar Mini-grid Project at Narayanpur Union
Infrastructure Development Company Limited (IDCOL) signed Financing Agreement with GRAM er Alo Limited (GEA) for setting up a 158.3 kW solar mini-grid Project at Narayanpur Union, Nageshwari, Kurigram. Under the Project, GEA will provide electricity to adjacent 609 households and 145 commercial entities. Total cost of the project is BDT 6.27 crore. IDCOL will provide 30% of the [...]
A gas explosion at a coal mine in eastern China has killed at least two miners, and rescuers searched Wednesday for 25 more workers missing in the blast, state media reported.
Twelve other miners were rescued from the privately owned mine in Huainan city in Anhui province after Tuesday\'s blast, one of whom suffered burns, the official Xinhua News Agency said.
Who Needs Russia? Ukraine Will Destroy Itself With New Gas Tax
By. James Stafford:
Ukraine doesn\'t need Russia to take it down-Kiev is doing fine destroying itself, most recently with a new tax code that doubles taxes for private gas producers and promises to irreparably cripple new investment in the energy sector at a time when reform and outside investment were the country\'s only hope.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Au [...]
Dhaka has been ranked as the second least liveable city among the world\'s 140 cities in this year\'s Global Liveability Index released by the Economist Intelligence Unit.
Only Damascus in war-torn Syria lags behind Dhaka, which was placed in second position last year too and at the bottom the year before.
The list is prepared based on the scores across a range of criter [...]