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CPP wins contract for BD crude oil pipeline

Bangladesh has awarded China Petroleum Pipeline Bureau (CPP) a US$694 million contract to build a ship-to-shore crude oil pipeline. CPP, a subsidiary of China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC), will construct an oil tanker mooring platform and a 146-km pipeline under the Bay of Bengal to the coast, as well as 74 km china-petroleum-pipeline-bureau-cppof onshore pipeline to connect new storage tanks with the country’s only refinery at Chittagong. The deal was final...

Petrobangla to set up LNG infrastructure dev project

Petrobangla in collaboration with M/s Petonet LNG, India will set up a Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Infrastructure Development Project at an estimated cost of 950 million US Dollars. The project includes setting up a LNG re-gasification terminal at Kutubdia Island along with gas pipeline to carry the re-gasified LNG, sources said here today, reports BSS. A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between M/s Petronet LNG Limited, India Woman-cooking-milk with gasand Bangladesh Oi...

Swarm electrification in Bangladesh village

In Bangladesh, daily power outages are simply expected. Cities like Dhaka and Chittagong experience around two to three hours of “load shedding” every day when residents are deliberately cut off from electricity in a bid to conserve power. And load shedding happens even more often in rural areas. Bangladesh’s power is unreliable in part because of its vulnerability to changes in weather: When temperatures rise in hot summers, power consumption goes up as people use more fans and air conditioners—demand often outstrips the limited supply of electricity. Dry seasons

Deployment of wind turbines by edotco

edotco Bangladesh Co. Ltd. (“edotco”) recently has successfully installed two wind turbines in Shah Porir Dwip, Teknaf and Cox’s Bazar to support the need for power in remote coastal regions of Bangladesh. Wind turbines are an environmentally friendly, alternative source of power for telecoms infrastructure which reduces dependency on the grid. It supplements by up to 30% the energy required from traditional sources, enabling Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) to benefit from savings of fuel in off grid or poor grid sites. With power generation in excess of 10 kWh per day per turbine, this solution decreases overall energy costs of a site by reducing generator run-time. As wind speeds pick up, the power

Potential savings of 21pc energy cost

Findings from DANIDA financed energy efficiency project show that Bangladeshi companies can adopt energy efficiency measures and save 16% of energy consumption, 21% of energy costs and lower their CO2 emissions by 18%. This were revealed at a seminar titled “Bangladesh – A Great Potential for Energy Efficient Industry”, organized by The Energy Efficiency Engagement (3e) Program Secretariat in collaboration with Dhaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DCCI) at Hotel Six Seasons in the capital Dhaka. The main objective of the event was to promote implementation of energy efficiency in

Chevron confirms Bangladesh interests may be for sale

Addressing growing speculation, Chevron said Thursday it would only proceed with a sale of its interests in Bangladesh if it can get a good value in return. A spokesperson for Chevron confirmed to UPI that the company was in discussions to dispose of its interest in Bangladesh. chevron-logo-promo"At this stage, no decision has been made to sell our interests," the spokesperson said. "We will only proceed if we can realize attractive value for Chevron." Chevron began streamlining its portfolio and cu...