It's a Pride for the Nation
Bangladesh recently stepped into the “world of nuclear energy” as Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurated the main construction work of the Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant, the first such plant in the country.
Textile Mills Demand Duty-Free Furnace Oil Import
Textiles mills have recently urged the government to allow import of duty-free Heavy Furnace Oil (HFO) for their captive power plants like rental, quick rental and independent power producers (IPP).
Power Sector Prone to Cyber Risks: Analysts
Cyber risks are increasingly posing threats to Bangladesh's power generation, transmission and distribution, the sector's top policymakers told a seminar on the sidelines of Digital World recently.
ONGC Videsh to Drill Well in Bay Next Year
The Indian state-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) Videsh Ltd plans to spud an exploratory well in shallow water Block SS-04 next year, according to the Energy division.
Govt Seeks Saudi Investment in Power
The government recently sought investment from Saudi entrepreneurs in the power sector to meet growing domestic demand.
Four Power Transmission Projects Likely Under PPP
The government is likely to pick up four electricity transmission projects under public-private partnership (PPP) arrangement for the first time, officials have said.
Reliance Executes 1st Phase of 750MW Power Plant, 500MMCFD LNG Terminal
Reliance Power recently announced completion of the first phase of its 750MW Combined Cycle Gas-Based Power Plant to be set up at Meghnaghat near Dhaka
Dhaka Keen to Join TAPI Gas Pipeline Project
State Minister for Power and Energy Nasrul Hamid expressed Bangladesh’s intention to join TAPI (Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India) gas pipeline project.
Thirty Global Firms to Supply LNG to BD from Spot Mkts
Bangladesh has selected 30 firms and their consortia from different countries across the globe to source LNG (liquefied natural gas) from spot markets to ensure availability of the energy.
Ensure Quality, Safety of LPG Cylinders
Speakers at a recent roundtable highlighted the urgency for ensuring safe import and delivery LPG (Liquefied petroleum gas) cylinders to the doorstep of customers for safety of public life as well as trustworthy business.
Blue Economy Potentials Largely Untapped
Settlements of maritime disputes ushered a new horizon for Bangladesh to unlock the ‘blue economy’ potentials but other than setting up of a small ‘cell’ under the Energy Division, no substantial progress has been made over the past three years.
LPG Market Sees 45pc Annual Growth
The market of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) has been experiencing a 45 percent annual growth for last couple of years, according to industry insiders.
Gas Production May Fall from 2019: Chevron
The country’s gas production may fall from 2019. That's because the biggest field, Bibiyana, may yield less gas by then.
ADB Approves 軧m Financing for LNG, Power
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved $ 583 million debt financing and partial risk guarantees to develop the Reliance Bangladesh Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) and Power Project.
Wärtsilä Systems Ordered for Shell US LNG Fuelling Barge
Marine technology provider Wärtsilä has been selected to provide a broad scope of products and solutions for a new articulated tug barge (ATB) that is to be chartered for U.S. operations by Shell Trading (US) Company.
MAN Gas Engine Wins German Cogeneration Order
MAN Diesel & Turbo has won the contract to supply a 12V35/44 gas engine with dual turbocharger for a heat/power cogeneration unit in southern Germany.
Asia, Europe Prices to Boost US LNG Exports over Winter: EIA
Strong demand for power plant and home heating fuel, along with high spot prices in Asia and Europe, are expected to boost US LNG export volumes and utilization of liquefaction units this winter, the Energy Information Administration said.
Latif Khan Re-Elected as BIPPA President
Mohammad Latif Khan, Vice-Chairman of Summit Group, has been reelected President of the Bangladesh Independent Power Producers’ Association (BIPPA) once again. The election was held at the association’s office in Dhaka, said a press release of Summit Group.
Brazil Offers Sharing Wind-Power Experience with Bangladesh
Brazil has offered to share its experience in the field of wind power with Bangladesh.
Saudi Aramco, SABIC Plan to Build $20b Oil-to-Chemicals Complex
State oil giant Saudi Aramco and petrochemical producer Saudi Basic Industries Corp signed a memorandum of understanding recently to build a $20 billion complex converting crude oil to chemicals in the kingdom.