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Dhaka Monday,  Dec 6, 2021

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Chevron Bangladesh President, Eric M. Walker recently paid a visit to two of Swisscontact’s Dhaka-based youth skill development projects. During the visit, Walker spoke to the trainees, inquiring about their reasons for joining the training and their future plans. The trainees also showed off their skills through live, practical demonstrations. At the end of the visit, he participated in the completion ceremony for the mobile phone servicing course, distributing certificates... »
BSS: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today said more subsidies would hinder the wheel of country’s ongoing immense development works and progress. “You people (audience) should say how much money could be allocated forsubsidy . . . more subsidies means it would eat up a lion portion of thenational budget, resulting in hindering the development spree of thecountry,” she said. The premier made this remark in response to a query regarding... »
UNB: facebook sharing buttontwitter sharing buttonlinkedin sharing buttonblogger sharing buttonpinterest sharing buttonemail sharing buttonsharethis sharing button Bangladesh is moving towards formulating an integrated energy and power sector master plan with a focus on the “3E+S” concept, JICA said in a recent statement.It will ensure “Energy Security,” “Economic Efficiency,” and “Environment” safety said JICA in an official statement. In view of the need for a long-term low-carbon energy policy, JICA will... »
Swisscontact Bangladesh’s Uttoron project, funded by Chevron’s Bangladesh Partnership Initiative, recently signed an agreement with Khulna Shipyard (KSY) to introduce internationally standardized advanced welding training for the first time in Bangladesh. Upgrading a government training institute to introduce this much-needed skill is one of Uttoron’s three objectives. The center chosen for upgradation is Technical Training Center (TTC) operated by KSY. With its existing available trainings not internationally standardized, Bangladesh is... »
Like elsewhere across the globe, the COVID-19 pandemic has had a significant impact on the lives and health conditions of communities that reside around Chevron’s gas fields in northeastern Bangladesh. Chevron’s Bangladesh companies recently provided crucial timely support to fourlocal hospitals near its Bibiyana and Moulavi Bazar Gas Plants, donating 15 oxygen concentrators to meet the immediate needs of patients suffering from hypoxemia, which occurs when levels of oxygen in... »
NEW YORK, Sept 22, 2021 (BSS): Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has sought US investment in country’s different promising sectors such as Information and Communication Technology (ICT), renewable energy, agro-processing, blue economy, tourism and hi-tech parks. “We invite US investment in other lucrative sectors as ICT, renewable energy, shipbuilding, automobile, light engineering, agro-processing, blue economy, tourism and knowledge based hi-tech industries are among those,” she said. She was presenting the keynote... »
Summit Power Limited (SPL) initiated the Summit Testing & Calibration Laboratory (STCL) which has received the accreditation certificates from Bangladesh Accreditation Board (BAB) under the Ministry of Industries. This is a milestone, as SPL is the first IPP to receive national level accreditation of its labs. Located in Narayanganj, the labs were developed to test and calibrate power plant’s instruments as per international standards and awarded accreditation certificate in the... »
Member Secretary of the National Committee to Protect Oil, Gas, Mineral Resources, Power and Port Professor Anu Muhammad has asked the government to implement the Phulbari agreement, which remained pending for 15 years. “Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina herself said that the consequences will be grave if the agreement is not executed. The Awami League government has been in power for the last 10 years but they have not implemented it... »
Speakers on Saturday stressed long-term planning over a stable tariff structure for both electricity and naturals gas to help investors plan potential and investment plans. Otherwise, the country’s business people and potential investors will not be interested to make investment plans seeing the uncertainty or instability in power and energy tariffs, they said. Speakers came up with the comments at a webinar organised by Forum for Energy Reporters Bangladesh (FERB),... »
BSS: State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid today said the ideal of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman is the main foundation for building developed Sonar Bangla. “Bangladesh will turn into a prosperous and developed country in line with the Vision-2021 and Vision-2041,” he said while inaugurating ‘Mujib Corner’ at corporate office of the North-West Power Generation Company Ltd on virtual platform on the... »