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Khondaker Golam Moazzem: Despite repeated urgings, the government hasn’t been able to provide a clear direction in achieving its clean energy goals. Source: Star file photoRecently, reports of two contradictory developments in the power and energy sector have befuddled readers in Bangladesh. The first report was published on June 28, stating that the state minister for power, energy and mineral resources in a press conference announced that the government decided... »
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 Day will be celebrated on 12th December and extensive preparations are being made for this. The Bangladesh Awami League announced... »
The pandemic will change the world forever. Like the fall of the Berlin Wall or the collapse of Lehman Brothers, the coronavirus pandemic is a world-shattering event whose far-ranging consequences we can only begin to imagine today. The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared a global pandemic which is known as COVID-19 that has spread to at least 170 countries and territories, killing more than 34,000 people and infecting more... »
The world’s oil and gas explorers powered ahead and discovered 12.2 billion barrels of oil equivalent (boe) in 2019, the highest volume since 2015, according to estimates from Rystad Energy. Last year recorded 26 discoveries of more than 100 million boe, with offshore regions dominating the list of new oil and gas deposits. Guyana’s success story from 2018 continued in 2019, with ExxonMobil adding four new discoveries within its offshore... »
The Energy Information Administration (EIA) estimates that the world consumed 96.92 million barrels per day in 2016, with the top 10 consumers accounting for 60 percent of the total consumption. That’s nearly 100 million barrels per day. At today’s average oil price of $60 per barrel for Brent crude, that’s $5.8 billion consumed. Every. Day. The top three oil consumers—the United States (20%), China (13%), and India (5%) account for... »
Astronomers have taken the first ever image of a black hole, which is located in a distant galaxy. It measures 40 billion km across – three million times the size of the Earth – and has been described by scientists as “a monster”. The black hole is 500 million trillion km away and was photographed by a network of eight telescopes across the world. Details have been published today in... »
Bangladesh needs achieving sustainable energy security (seamless supply of quality power and energy on uninterruptible basis at affordable cost for all citizen) for achieving the national vision of developing and developed economy status. SDG7 is affordable , reliable , sustainable and clean energy supply to all citizen. Government information states of 20,854 MW installed capacity of power generation including 2800 MW off grid captive power generation and 1160 MW import... »
For modern businesses to become successful, it is imperative to continuously execute more and more tasks in a resource-constrained environment. However, while striving to cut costs and optimize production, companies should not overlook the basic principles and new trends in the field of labor protection. Today occupational injuries place a heavy burden on every employer. According to an International Labor Organization (ILO) estimate, about 2.3 million women and men around... »
Mushfiqur Rahman: Rupantarita Prakritic Gas Company Limited (RPGCL), a subsidiary of Petrobangla, is responsible for import and supply of imported liquefied natural gas (LNG) in the country. Re-gasified LNG supply is conducted through a Floating Storage and Re-gasification Unit (FSRU) at Moheshkhali, Cox’s Bazar. The FSRU has been installed and being operated by the US company Excelerate Energy within the scope of an agreement with Petrobangla. A second FSRU of... »
In the last decade, power generation in the country has increased by four times while electricity demand is also increasing day by day. In this situation, the government has taken some initiatives to increase electricity generation capacity by saving energy. Electricity users of residential areas can reduce their electric bill in various ways. Here are some tips. Stay in the limited slab: According to the electricity usage, there are different... »