3d ago| Energy

Pay unpaid bills or have electricity lines cut off: Power Division tells city corporations

Power Division or any distributing company will not be held liable if an accident happens as a result of city corporations or municipalities unlawfully connecting their networks to electric lines.

4d ago| Energy

Russian oil not refinable here

Russian crude oil cannot be refined in Bangladesh as the country’s lone refinery does not have the equipment to refine it.

4d ago| Energy

Prepaid meters for all electricity consumers by 2025

The government has a target to bring all the electricity consumers of the country under prepaid meters by 2025.

2w ago| Energy

LPG price hiked when it drops globally

The Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission (BERC) yesterday hiked the price of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) even though its price dropped in the international market.

2w ago| Energy

4 rental plants to get fresh contracts

The government yesterday decided to renew contracts of four expensive furnace oil-fired private power plants for two years with the condition that they would not get capacity charges.  

2w ago| Energy

Cabinet committee approves contract extension of 4 rental power plants

Some 11 proposals including extension of four rental power plants and import of 200,000 metric tonnes of rice from Myanmar received the nod of the Cabinet Committee on Government Purchase (CCGP) today (September 7, 2022).

September 22, 2022
September 22, 2022

Pay unpaid bills or have electricity lines cut off: Power Division tells city corporations

Power Division or any distributing company will not be held liable if an accident happens as a result of city corporations or municipalities unlawfully connecting their networks to electric lines.

September 21, 2022
September 21, 2022

Russian oil not refinable here

Russian crude oil cannot be refined in Bangladesh as the country’s lone refinery does not have the equipment to refine it.

September 20, 2022
September 20, 2022

Prepaid meters for all electricity consumers by 2025

The government has a target to bring all the electricity consumers of the country under prepaid meters by 2025.

September 20, 2022
September 20, 2022

Not possible to refine Russian crude oil at Eastern Refinery: Technical committee

The technical committee of the Eastern Refinery (ERL) has said that it is not possible to refine Russian crude oil at the Eastern Refinery.

September 18, 2022
September 18, 2022

State coffers robbed of Tk 4,697cr by Petrobangla, BPC

The government has been deprived of about Tk 4,697 crore for 19 counts of irregularities by Petrobangla and Bangladesh Petroleum Corporation, found an audit.

September 18, 2022
September 18, 2022

Petrobangla recommends administrative action against 12 KGDCL officials, including MD

Petrobangla has recommended administrative action against 12 officials of Karnaphuli Gas Distribution Company Limited (KGDCL), including its Managing Director (MD) MA Majed, for their involvement in corruptions in 12 sectors, including irregularities in recruitment, gas connections and promotions in different industrial establishments.

September 17, 2022
September 17, 2022

Cheetah reintroduced to India 70 years after extinction

Seven decades after they went extinct in India, the country today got eight cheetahs who were flown in from Namibia for conservation and promotion of the feline in a national park.

September 12, 2022
September 12, 2022

Bangladesh seeks to import additional LNG from Qatar: Shahriar Alam

Bangladesh has sought to import additional LNG (liquefied natural gas) from Qatar amid high prices of fuel oil to meet the increasing demand.

September 11, 2022
September 11, 2022

Gas exploration, extraction process to continue on priority basis: Nasrul Hamid

State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid today (September 11, 2022) said the process of natural gas exploration and extraction will continue on priority basis.

September 10, 2022
September 10, 2022

Sylhet Gas Fields Ltd eyes 7 times more production by 2025

To face the increasing demand of gas, Sylhet Gas Fields Limited (SGFL) is working with an aim to increase gas production by 7 times by the end of 2025.