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Bangladesh could slash greenhouse gas emissions by around 22 percent by 2020 by introducing a variety of clean technologies that would cost less than $10 per ton of carbon dioxide equivalent, according to a study by the Asian Development Bank (ADB). The total greenhouse gas emissions are estimated to increase by 5.8 percent annually to […]

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Both Burma and Bangladesh are hoping to see more offshore rigs in the Bay of Bengal. The Bay of Bengal is the scene of a new battle between Burma and Bangladesh as the neighbors compete to attract international oil companies to invest in their hopefully resource-rich sections of the sea. The two countries’ naval vessels […]

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 Despite its keen interest to join the four-nation Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) gas pipeline project, Bangladesh is yet to get any technical details of the region’s mega energy scheme. The four-nation TAPI is a US$7.6 billion gas pipeline project proposed to be built from Turkmenistan to India via Pakistan and Afghnistan. The pipeline will supply 90 million […]

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Govt plan to start 14 gas-guzzling power plants faces uncertainty Many gas-based power projects are facing uncertainty as a two-year-old high gas supply projection of Petrobangla has proved wrong. The government is implementing in the next two years 14 large gas-based and three dual-fuel (gas or oil) power projects with close to 6,000 megawatt capacity […]

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Gas supply from Shrikail gas field in Muklishpur of Muradnagar upazila of the district to the Ashuganj-Bakhrabad grid line has begun. Martuza Ahmed Faruk, managing director of Bangladesh Petroleum Exploration and Production Company Limited (Bapex), said about 18 million cubic meters of gas was added to the national grid with the new supply on Friday […]

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Energy crisis: who is to blame?

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Photo: Shafiq Islam/ Drik NewsSyed Mansur Hashim When we are informed at fag end of the year that the Sunetra gas field purported to have gas reserves anywhere from 2-3 trillion cubic feet may not be giving us the dividends we had hoped for, there is something fundamentally wrong with our planning. The incumbent party […]

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Bangladesh has mapped out a plan to hike natural gas supply to its domestic market by 63.25% to 3.91 Bcf/d in 2013 to meet rising demand, a senior government official said Tuesday. The country’s natural gas output currently hovers around 2.15 Bcf/d against demand for 2.7-3 Bcf/d. If the plan is executed in full, it […]

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