Energy Trading

Energy Storage, Energy Trading, Liquid Natural Gas

Virtual Gas Pipelines

Nicholas Newman Flame March Across the world, virtual pipelines are extending the market and increasing demand for gas. Virtual pipelines bring regular deliveries of gas to customers lying outside the reach of existing gas distribution infrastructure. Facilitated by sophisticated transport logistics software, distribution companies replicate by road, rail, waterways or […]

Energy, Energy Trading, Engineers, Gas, Liquid Natural Gas, Pipelines, Shipping, Technology, Trains, Transport

The fuel of future is gas

Nicholas Newman Eniday December 2016 The first liquefied natural gas tanker ship passed through the expanded Panama Canal on July 25, hauling gas from the U.S. Gulf Coast. The shortcut means less time and money spent getting American gas across the Pacific. Natural gas it’s cheap, burns cleaner than other fossil […]

Africa, Asia, Energy, Energy Trading, Gas, Innovation, Liquid Natural Gas, Pipelines, Shipping, South Africa, South East Asia, South East Europe, Technology, Transport

Virtual pipelines a solution for small scale LNG

Nicholas Newman Never heard of virtual pipelines, well I had better explain they are scheduled shipments of oil and gas transported by barge, ship, rail or road tanker to customers located beyond existing pipeline networks. Here is a snap-shot of some of the market developments and innovations worldwide concerned with virtual LNG […]

Energy Trading, Eniday, Gas, Oil, Power

Energy traders words

Nicholas Newman Eniday July 2016 Do you know that those involved in the trade in energy have their own specialised language? In order to avoid misunderstandings, they have developed their own vocabulary, abbreviations, definitions and standard phrases… Brokers, independent energy trading companies and the trading arms of energy companies including RWE, […]

Energy Policy, Energy Security, Energy Storage, Energy Trading, Gas, National Grid, Pipelines, Power, Shipping, South Africa

Options for gas to power in South Africa

Nicholas Newman South Africa’s is facing chronic electricity supply problems, which have resulted in the power system being extremely constrained and vulnerable, which has resulted in load shedding at times.  Its problems are occurring, in part due to problems experienced in completing new generating and distribution capacity to meet on-going […]