Africa

Africa, Afroil

NEW BUSINESS MODEL NEEDED

Nicholas Newman AFROIL Week 20 Page 5 2017 A round-up of themes raised at Flame Amsterdam, Europe’s premier gas and LNG conference concerning Africa’s gas prospects. The prevailing view was that changes in the very nature of demand for power would make established business models obsolete.  Widespread adoption of new […]

Africa, Afroil, America, Copy writing, Corporate Journalism, Energy, Energy Management, Engineers, Eniday

Recent work in April

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 April 2017. AFROIL Anadarko in Africa This feature looks at the activities of Anadarko Petroleum in Africa, which ranks […]

Africa, Afroil, Gas, Oil, South Africa

Anadarko in Africa

Nicholas Newman Afroil April 2017 The US independent has driven interest in a number of African plays, although its recent focus has been on North American plays, writes Nicholas Newman Anadarko Petroleum ranks amongst the world’s largest independent exploration and production companies, with 1.72 billion barrels of proven reserves at the […]

Africa, Copy writing, Corporate Journalism, Daily Telegraph, Decommissioning, Eastern Europe, Energy, Engineers, Eniday, Gas, Journalism, Oil, Pipeline Gas Journal, Pipelines

Recent work in January 2017

Here are a few examples of my recent energy journalism, copywriting and other corporate communication work, which I have completed for various clients during the month of January 2017. Pipeline and Gas Journal The Nigeria-to-Morocco Gas Pipeline: a political pipedream? In December 2016, the King of Morocco and Nigeria’s government […]

Africa, Corporate Journalism, South Africa

Paying for SOUTH AFRICA’s Mining closures and Rehabilitation

Press Release QUATRE LTD PROVIDES NEW FUNDING SOLUTION FOR SOUTH AFRICA’s MINING PROBLEMS London, February 10, 2017: London-based financial services company Quatre Ltd, has produced a new solution designed to fund the decommissioning of oil and gas fields and rehabilitation of other extractive industrial locations including mines. Quatre Ltd was originally […]

Africa, African Review, African Review of Business and Technology, Energy, Energy Policy, Gas, Liquid Natural Gas, Power

Solving the demand and supply equation

African Review February 2017 Only 7 of 48 sub-Saharan countries have electrification rates above 50 percent, with the remainder averaging just 20 percent notes EY, Power Transaction and Trends, Q 2m 2015.  For example, in Kenya, although 73 percent of the population live within one kilometre of a transformer, only […]

Africa, African Review, Britain, Daily Telegraph, Energy, Engineers, Eniday, Europe, Gas, Northern Europe, Pipelines Gas Journal

Recent Work In November

Here are a few examples of my recent energy journalism, copywriting and other corporate communication work, which I have completed for various clients during the month of November 2016.   African Review How many gas powered power stations does Africa need? Across Africa, there are ongoing plans to develop new […]

Africa, Liquid Natural Gas, Oil, Pipeline Gas Journal, Pipelines

Horn of Africa Pipelines Garner Foreign Attention

Nicholas Newman Pipeline Gas Journal November 2016, Vol. 243, No. 11  Two countries in the Horn of Africa peninsula, Ethiopia and  Djibouti, are  fast becoming the centre of attention for foreign investment in  infrastructure projects. Djibouti, with its Red Sea port, is of strategic importance as the gateway to imports and exports […]