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Dhaka Sunday,  Feb 28, 2021
bdnews: The government is buying 6,720 mmcf liquefied natural gas or LNG from the spot market to meet a supply shortage in Bangladesh.The Cabinet Committee on Government Purchase approved power, energy and mineral resources ministry’s proposal to import the LNG from Singapore’s Vitol Asia in to phases on Wednesday. A journalist drew Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal’s attention to allegations of bribery and manipulation against Vitol in the Americas at... »

Power Sector

Govt TO Ensure 14,000MW Power During Irrigation Season

The government has taken steps to ensure supply of 14,000-MW electricity during the upcoming irrigation season“We have instructed all concerned for completing necessary preparation to ensure supply of 14,000 MW power during the upcoming irrigation season,” State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid said today. He chaired... »

Gas Sector

BERC moves to set LPG price at retail level

The Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission (BERC) has finally initiated a move to set the price of liquified petroleum gas (LPG) at the consumer level. “We’ve already started a process following the BERC Act 2003 to fix LPG price at the retail level,” said a member of the regulatory body preferring... »

Petroleum

Abu Bakar Siddique new BPC chairman

Md Abu Bakar Siddique has been appointed as new Chairman of the Bangladesh Petroleum Corporation (BPC). The Ministry of Public Administration issued a circular in this regard on Thursday, saying the order will come into immediate effect. Siddique, who has been serving as additional secretary (Political and ICT) at the... »

EB Reports

Chevron’s Scholarship Support for Local Students Continues

As a part of its ongoing annual scholarship program for financially disadvantaged, meritorious students, Chevron Bangladesh has awarded scholarships to 849 students from 23 educational institutions near Chevron’s Bibiyana, Jalalabad and Moulavi Bazar gas fields; about 64% of the scholarship recipients are female. Also included in the total are 66... »

Green Pages

Largest Solar Power Plant connects to national grid 

Bangladesh’s largest solar power plant in Mymensingh is fully installed with the Huawei Smart photovoltaic (PV) solution, through which it has been now connected to the national grid recently. The 73 MW PV power plant would help meet the government’s target of generating 10 percent of the country’s total electricity... »

Coal Sector

GCM Resources signs framework agreement with NFC

The AIM-traded firm said the agreement related to its 572 million tonne high-grade coal resources at the Phulbari Coal and Power Project in north west Bangladesh. Under the agreement, the parties had agreed to establish a joint venture entity, which would be responsible for progressing and implementing the framework agreement.... »

Nuclear

ATOMMASH SHIPS NUCLEAR EQUIPMENT

The Volgodonsk Branch of JSC AEM-technology manufactured and shipped the internals of the nuclear reactor for the first power unit of the Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant under construction in the Republic of Bangladesh. The Internals include an 11 meter Core Barrel, Core Baffle and Protective Tubes Unit. The total weight... »

Something to Say

Digital revolution in Bangladesh

In order to survive in this age of globalization, we must focus on information technology. It is almost impossible to keep pace with the current world without the development of information technology. Bangladesh is a developing country and the concept of digital Bangladesh is a dream for us. Digital Bangladesh... »

Environment

Saima Wazed made CVF ‘Thematic Ambassador’

Saima Wazed Hossain, Chairperson of the National Advisory Committee on Neurodevelopmental Disorders and Autism, has been chosen as a “Thematic Ambassador” by Climate Vulnerable Forum (CVF) under the thematic domain of ‘Vulnerability’. Besides Saima, the CVF also made Speaker and former President of Maldives Mohamed Nasheed, Deputy Speaker of the... »