‘British Petroleum Keen to Work in Bangladesh’
State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid presents a souvenir to British Prime Minister’s Trade Envoy to Bangladesh Rushanara Ali at the former’s secretariat office in the capital recently.
Domestic Power Generation Hits New High
Bangladesh witnessed record levels of power generation at 11,387MW recently, according to the Power Development Board (PDB).
NBR Asks Meghna Petroleum to Pay Tk 853cr in VAT
National Board of Revenue (NBR) has asked Meghna Petroleum, a state run oil marketing company, to pay immediately long-pending dues of Tk 853. 93 crore VAT.
Three Killed as Gas Cylinder of Microbus Explodes
Three people, including a woman, were killed and four others, three of them policemen, injured in a microbus gas cylinder blast in Tangail town recently.
Summit Power Generation Capacity Increases to 1,941MW
The country’s largest independent power producer (IPP), Summit Power, has recently raises it electricity generation capacity to 1,941MW with commissioning of another power plant at Gazipur.
Beximco to Set Up LPG-Based Power Plant
Beximco Limited, a concern of leading business conglomerate Beximco Group, is going to set up the country’s first ever Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG)-based power plant to generate 150MW of electricity.
Egyptian Businesses Want to Invest in Power Sector: Envoy
Egyptian Ambassador in Dhaka Walid Ahmed Shamseldin said recently that Egyptian entrepreneurs want to invest in Bangladesh, particularly in the power sector.
Govt. Gives 225,722 Electricity Connections in Netrokona
The present government led by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina gives a total of 225,722 electricity connections to rural establishments including households in 961 villages under 10 upazilas of the district in last nine years, an official said.