6h ago| Business

Europe can't look to US shale to fill any OPEC gap

US shale oil drillers turned from scrappy wildcatters into multi-millionaires over the past two decades, propelling the United States to become the world's largest producer, but now they are running out of runway.

12h ago| Energy

Gas price hike a blessing for Bangladesh: Nasrul Hamid

Terming gas price hike a "blessing in disguise" for Bangladesh, State Minister for Power, Energy, and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid today said the government is now getting offers for deep-sea exploration.

2d ago| Energy

Ordinance issued allowing adjustment of electricity, gas prices without hearing

Electricity and gas prices can now be adjusted without a public hearing after President Abdul Hamid today issued an ordinance amending the Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission (BERC) Act-2003.

1w ago| Utilities

Verdict tomorrow whether electricity prices would go up

Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission (BERC) is set to announce the verdict tomorrow of the review appeal of the Bangladesh Power Development Board (PDB) to hike the bulk electricity price.

1w ago| Energy

India may transport Russian oil to Bangladesh: Economic Times

India is exploring the infrastructure that could be used to transport Russian oil and gas to Bangladesh, the Economic Times reported today.

1w ago| Energy

British High Commission in Dhaka moves to renewable energy thru’ solar panels

British High Commission in Dhaka has activated solar panels in its office in an attempt to move to renewable energy and reduce carbon emissions.

December 3, 2022
December 3, 2022

Europe can't look to US shale to fill any OPEC gap

US shale oil drillers turned from scrappy wildcatters into multi-millionaires over the past two decades, propelling the United States to become the world's largest producer, but now they are running out of runway.

December 3, 2022
December 3, 2022

Gas price hike a blessing for Bangladesh: Nasrul Hamid

Terming gas price hike a "blessing in disguise" for Bangladesh, State Minister for Power, Energy, and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid today said the government is now getting offers for deep-sea exploration.

December 1, 2022
December 1, 2022

Ordinance issued allowing adjustment of electricity, gas prices without hearing

Electricity and gas prices can now be adjusted without a public hearing after President Abdul Hamid today issued an ordinance amending the Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission (BERC) Act-2003.

November 29, 2022
November 29, 2022

Saudi firm signs deal with BPDB to set up 1000 MW solar power plant

Saudi Arabia’s ACWA Power has signed a non-binding Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with state-owned Bangladesh Power Development Board (BPDB) to set up a 1000 MW solar power plant in Bangladesh.

November 28, 2022
November 28, 2022

Ashuganj’s new power unit adds 420MW to national grid

Commercial production of electricity has started at the Combined Cycle Power Plant in Ashuganj of Brahmanbaria.

November 27, 2022
November 27, 2022

Nat’l grid to get 8m cubic feet of gas from tomorrow

Sylhet Gas Fields Ltd (SGFL) is set to supply up to eight million cubic feet of gas to the national grid daily from an abandoned gas well at Sylhet’s Beanibazar upazila tomorrow after concluding workover at the well..The state-owned company recently discovered fresh gas reserves at the aba

November 27, 2022
November 27, 2022

Elephant found dead in Chattogram

An elephant was found dead in Lohagara upazila of Chattogram today.

November 23, 2022
November 23, 2022

BPDB submits proposal seeking 19.44% hike

State-owned Bangladesh Power Development Board (BPDB) has submitted its proposal to the energy regulator seeking Tk 1.47 hike per kilowatt hour (each unit) at the retail level, official sources said today.

November 21, 2022
November 21, 2022

Power distributor seeks to hike retail price

Even though the state minister for power assured that the bulk power price hike would not have any implication on consumers right away, a distributor has already submitted a proposal to increase retail electricity price.

November 21, 2022
November 21, 2022

Qatar signs world's 'longest' gas supply deal with China

QatarEnergy announced a 27-year natural gas supply deal with China Monday, calling it the "longest" ever seen as it strengthened ties with Asia while Europe scrambles for alternative sources.