Africa

Africa, Energy, Eniday, Investment, Nigeria, Power Grid, Technology, Trains, Transport

Africa’s trains in the future

Nicholas Newman Eniday July 2017 Today, it is rare to see Africa’s locomotives using coal as a fuel of choice. Instead, it is likely to be diesel or electric engines pulling the continent’s freight and passenger trains. Across Africa, a rail investment boom is taking place, resulting in plans to invest $30 billion on 6,835 […]

Africa, America, Asia, Australia, Britain, Caribbean, Europe, Middle East, North America, South Africa, South America, South East Asia, South East Europe, Southern Europe, Western Europe

Maritime boundary disputes

Nicholas Newman Eniday July 2017 Of the world’s 512 potential maritime boundaries, fewer than half have been agreed, creating uncertainty and room for disputes for the remainder. In addition, Maritime boundary disputes regularly occur over commercial, economic and security interests and are a common but underrated investment risk in the energy […]

Africa, Central Asia, Energy, Energy Trading, Gas, Liquid Natural Gas, Middle East, North America, Northern Europe

A round-up of issues debated at the Flame, Europe’s premier gas and LNG conference.

By Nicholas Newman Flame Amsterdam May 2017 For me, there were three key issues covered. The US-China gas deal, the New business model needed and the end of OPEC, and Global LNG prospects. US CHINA DEAL This year’s Flame was animated by the prospect of a trade deal between the […]

Africa, Industrial journalism, Investment, Liquid Natural Gas, National Grid, North America, Northern Europe, Pipeline Gas Journal, Pipelines, Power, Technology, Wind Power

Recent work in May

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 May 2017. Afroil NEW BUSINESS MODEL NEEDED A round-up of themes raised at Flame Amsterdam, Europe’s premier gas and […]

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 […]