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New LNG Deal Signed With Qatar To Import 1.8 MMT Per Year

Syed Shukur Ali Shuvo from Doha, Qatar (BSS)

Bangladesh today signed a 15-year agreement with Qatar for importing 1.8 million metric tons (MMT) of liquefied natural gas (LNG) per year. As per the new deal, Bangladesh will get additional 1.8 MMT of LNG per year, which will start in 2026. Bangladesh already has a deal with Qatar which was signed on September 25, 2017, for a 15-year period, providing a supply of 1.8-2.5 MTPA of LNG. This new... »

Power Sector

Bangladesh, Nepal Hold Talks On Enhancing Cooperation In Power

The 5th meeting of the Bangladesh-Nepal Joint Steering Committee on enhancing cooperation in power sector was held today at the administrative building of Payra 1,320MW power plant in the district. In the meeting, Bangladesh Power Division Secretary Md Habibur Rahman and Nepalese Power, Water Resources and Irrigation Secretary Dinesh Kumar... »

Gas Sector

Ilisha-1 Country’s 29th Gas Field: Nasrul Hamid

Ilisha-1 in Bhola district was announced to be the 29th gas field of Bangladesh where substantial gas was found recently. “We believe, Ilisha-1 has a reserve of 200 billion cubic feet (bcf) of gas. The entire Bhola area, including this one, has a reserve of 3 trillion cubic feet (tcf)... »


Oil Falls On US Debt Deal Struggles, OPEC+ Talks Uncertainty

Oil fell on Tuesday, giving up earlier gains, as concerns about the viability of the U.S. debt ceiling pact cooled the market’s risk-on sentiment and mixed messages from major producers clouded the supply outlook ahead of their meeting this weekend. Brent crude futures fell 59 cents, or 0.8%, to $76.48... »

Green Pages

Renewable Energy Is A Better Alternative: Analyst

Solar power could be a better alternative for the government to offer people a respite from skyrocketing energy prices due to the surging dollar, says Shafiqul Alam, an energy expert from the US-based Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA). The government must focus on solar power in the... »

Coal Sector

Vietnam Pledges No New Coal Plants After 2030

Vietnam will not develop new coal power plants after 2030, according to a long-delayed national power plan published Tuesday, although the blueprint drew criticism that the transition to renewables is too slow. The Southeast Asian country committed to reaching net-zero carbon emissions by 2050 at the COP26 climate summit in... »


Dhaka, Moscow Ink Nuclear Fuel Deal For RNPP

Bangladesh and Russia on Friday signed a protocol of nuclear fuel for the first unit of the Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant (RNPP). The protocol was signed by RNPP Project Director, Nuclear scientist Dr Md Shawkat Akbar on behalf of Bangladesh and Atomstroyexport Vice-President AV Diary on behalf of Russian Federation... »


Managing Lightning And Thunder Threat Effectively

Bangladesh is prone to lightning hazards. The death toll from thunderstorms and lightning has increased recently. On average, more than 200 people die every year in Bangladesh due to lightning. The monthly trend analysis represents that the month of May, June and October unveil increasing trend with the highest value... »