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Dhaka Tuesday,  Oct 4, 2022
The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Power, Energy and Mineral Resources has dropped the idea for inclusion of the indemnity clause from the proposed “Bangladesh Oil, Gas and Mineral Corporation Bill-2022.” Earlier, the clause 21 read, ‘no suit, prosecution or other legal proceedings shall lie against the Board, the Chairman or any other Director or any officer or employee of the Corporation for anything which is in good faith done or... »

Power Sector

Nasrul Hamid For Integrated Call Centre For Power Sector

State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid on Sunday said the power sector should introduce an integrated call centre for solving all complaints related to electricity. “Integrated call cnetre could ensure better and smooth clients service,” he said this while addressing an agreement signing as chief guest... »

Gas Sector

Qatar to supply more LNG

World’s leading LNG producer Qatargas will supply additional liquefied natural gas amounting to around a million tonne per year (MTPA) to cater Bangladesh’s growing gas demand. “Qatargas has confirmed us providing at least 1.0 MTPA of LNG from 2025,” Petrobangla chairman Nazmul Ahsan told the Sunday, as the country is... »

Petroleum

OPEC+ Agrees On Small Oil Production Cut

OPEC and its allies led by Russia on Monday agreed on a small oil production cut to bolster prices that have slid on fears of an economic slowdown. The oil producers will reduce output by 100,000 barrels per day (bpd), amounting to only 0.1% of global demand, for October and... »

EB Reports

Energy, Trade Take Centre Stage As Hasina Meets Modi In Delhi

Hasina visits India as both sides stress the need for strengthening economic cooperation amid Russia-Ukraine war and the coronavirus pandemic Staff Correspondentbdnews24.com Published : 7 Sept 2022, 02:59 AM Updated : 7 Sept 2022, 02:59 AM Bangladesh and India have discussed strengthening energy cooperation to tackle the global crisis created... »

Green Pages

MCCI Organizes Workshop on Installation of Industrial Rooftop Solar System

The Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MCCI), in collaboration with Infrastructure Development Company Limited (IDCOL), organized a workshop titled “Installation of Industrial Rooftop Solar System” at the MCCI office in the capital’s Gulshan area on Wednesday. Md. Habibur Rahman, Secretary of Power Division and Director, IDCOL, graced the event... »

Coal Sector

Barapukuria Coal Mine Resumes Production In Full Swing In Dinajpur

Coal extraction started partially on August 6 Dinajpur Coal Mine The authorities have suspended coal extraction from Barapukuria coal mines in Dinajpur as over 60 officials tested positive for Covid Dhaka Tribune Tribune Desk August 21, 2022 7:12 PM The production at Barapukuria Coal Mine started in full swing in... »

Nuclear

Rooppur NPP: Bridge Cranes Installed At Unit 2

Two Bridge Cranes have been installed in the turbine compartment of Unit-2 of Rooppur Nuclear Power Project. The cranes will be used for construction and installation works, and for NPP reconstruction, repair, and upgrade during operations. A branch of Rosatom Engineering Division- VdMU did the installation of cranes having a... »

Something to Say

How To Reduce Import Dependence In The Energy And Power Sector

Due to rising import costs, the country’s dollar reserves are dwindling. As a consequence, Bangladesh Bank has issued restrictions on importing non-essential goods to safeguard reserves. Meanwhile, the export revenue from the garment industry and expatriate workers’ remittances have not seen an expected growth. Despite the restrictions, the import cost... »

Environment

NAP to Help Deal with Climate Change Impacts: Shahab Uddin

Environment, Forest and Climate Change Minister Md Shahab Uddin today said if the National Adaptation Plan (NAP) is implemented, it will be easier to implement long-term coordinated climate adaptation programs. “Proper strategies have been identified…this plan is not only a national report, but it will also highlight our position in... »