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Energy, Eniday, Environment, Research and development, Technology

How air conditioning changed the world

Nicholas Newman Eniday September 2017 Keeping cool in the heat of summer has been a challenge since ancient times. In fact, air conditioning in buildings is not a new idea… There are records of ancient Romans making efforts to keep themselves cool in the heat of summer. In fact, the third century Roman Emperor Elagabalus sent […]

Energy Trading, Europe, Gas, Liquid Natural Gas, National Grid, Pipelines, Pipelines Gas Journal

Turkey’s Gas Pipelines at Major Crossroad

Nicholas Newman Pipeline Gas Journal September 2017 Turkey’s close proximity to over 75% of the world’s proven oil and gas reserves makes it a vital conduit for piped oil and gas from Russia, central Asia and the Middle East to European countries. Oil and gas from Azerbaijan, Iran, Iraq and […]

Energy, Europe, Flame Conference, Gas, Innovation, Investment, Liquid Natural Gas, Pipelines

How gas is adapting to markets and technologies

Nicholas Newman Flame September 2017 The last decade has seen dramatic changes in the global gas market, because of the arrival of new supplies, challenges, and technological solutions. For instance, the global gas glut has encouraged new opportunities to occur in the transport, petrochemical and power generation sectors. In addition, […]

Energy, Energy Policy, Energy Trading, Gas, Middle East, Pipeline Gas Journal, Pipelines

Natural Gas Putting Israel and Egypt on Energy Leader Board

Nicholas Newman Pipeline Gas Journal August 2017 Israeli Pipeline Prospects Politically, Economically Complex Israel’s desire for increased energy security, alongside the opportunity of importing natural gas through the planned Arish-Ashkelon gas-pipeline in the 1990s, encouraged the adoption of that fuel. Between 2008 and 2012, the Arish-Ashkelon pipeline brought Egyptian gas […]

Copy writing, Corporate Journalism, Country Reports, Documented Energy, Energy, Eniday, Industrial journalism, Trains, Transport

Recent work in July

Here are a few examples describing or introducing some of my recent energy journalism, copywriting and other corporate communication work, which I have completed for various clients during the month of July. Documented Energy Oil & Gas Pipeline Security Pipeline theft and leaks is a costly business for pipeline operators […]

Eniday, Middle East, Nigeria, Northern Europe

The sharp rise of platforms decommissioning

On a worldwide basis, the industry decommissions an average of 120 offshore rigs a year. The prospective decommissioning of over 2,000 aging offshore oil and gas platforms, subsea wells and related assets is an upcoming challenge for companies as well as government treasuries… Offshore oil drilling, pioneered in the Gulf of Mexico in […]