Power & Energy

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    Another deal signed to buy pricy solar power bypassing tenders

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:46pm on October 26, 2017

    The government on Thursday signed another deal with a local-foreign consortium to buy pricy electricity at Tk 12 per unit or kilowatt-hour from a 200MW...

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    Chevron decides to stay in Bangladesh

    Manjurul Ahsan | Updated at 12:05am on October 27, 2017

    The US oil company Chevron has decided not to leave Bangladesh on conditions that the government would increase the price of natural gas it supplies...

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    July-Aug import payments up 31pc as rice import, oil price rise

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:15am on October 01, 2017

    Import payments in the first two months of the current fiscal year (2017-2018) increased by 31.55 per cent year-on-year due mainly to surge in rice...

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    Petrobangla inks deal with Gunvor for LNG supply

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 05:11pm on September 19, 2017

    Petrobangla, the state-run oil, gas and mineral resources corporation, on Tuesday signed a non-binding memorandum of understanding with...

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    Businesses want affordable price of LNG

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:02pm on September 13, 2017

    Businesses on Wednesday demanded affordable and predictable prices of electricity and LNG gas to be imported from early next year and their uninterrupted supply for...

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    Bapex to bid for drilling exploration well for ONGC

    Manjurul Ahsan | Updated at 09:51pm on September 06, 2017

    State-run petroleum exploration company Bapex is set to bid for a contract with India’s ONGC Videsh to drill an exploration well located at Kanchan in...

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    Proposal at BERC to adjust power tariff: Nasrul

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 08:08pm on September 06, 2017

    State minister for power and energy Nasrul Hamid on Wednesday said a proposal has been sent to Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission seeking adjustment to the...

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    Gas price hike in the offing due to LNG imports

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:36pm on July 29, 2017

    Prime minister’s energy adviser Tawfiq-e-Elahi Chowdhury on Saturday called on the business communities to ensure efficient use of natural gas at their factories, otherwise they...

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    7.69 lakh illegal gas connections snapped in 3 years

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 07:00pm on July 13, 2017

    The state minister for power, energy and mineral resources, Nasrul Hamid, on Thursday told parliament that gas companies has snapped 7.69 lakh illegal gas connections...

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    Dhaka’s waste can produce 60MW electricity, minister tells JS

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 06:51pm on July 12, 2017

    The state minister for power, energy and mineral resources, Nasrul Hamid, on Wednesday told parliament that 60 megawatt waste-fueled electricity can be produced by modern...

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