Innovation

Gas, Innovation, North America, Northern Europe, Pipeline Gas Journal, South East Europe, Southern Europe, Strategic Communications, Technology

Transiting to gas smart meters benefits customers

Nicholas Newman Pipeline Gas Journal February 2017 Across the world, utilities are installing new smart gas meters, often in conjunction with electric smart meters. This new technology means an end to sending staff round to customer’s homes and businesses every few months. For utilities, it means being able to monitor […]

Innovation, Technology

Più spazio per tutti

Nicholas Newman Eniday January 2017 Navicelle riutilizzabili, progressi tecnologici che abbattono i costi, un coinvolgimento sempre più marcato dei gruppi privati. Nicholas Newman racconta il futuro della corsa alle stelle e i suoi protagonisti… Fino a qualche anno fa, il business dei razzi per lo spazio è stato dominato dalle […]

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 […]

Design, Energy, Engineers, Exploration and Production, Industrial journalism, Innovation, Oil, Technology

Plexus Ocean Systems Ltd

Nicholas Newman 22 July 2016 Energy journalist Nicholas Newman met the management team at Plexus Ocean Holdings in their Kensington and Chelsea, London offices. Plexus is an innovative engineering company, leasing wellhead and connectors technology to oil and gas exploration companies worldwide including the North Sea, Angola, Russia and Australia. At […]

Britain, Energy, Gas, Innovation, Investment, Research and development

Velocys at the heart of the GTL revolution!

Energy Journalist Nicholas Newman   visited today the team at Velocys’ Didcot laboratories. Velocys specialises in developing small-scale GTL (Gas To Liquids) technology. GTL  is the process used to convert natural gas, shale gas, waste gas or biogas into premium products, such as diesel, jet fuel, waxes and base oils. Velocys’ expertise  is likely […]

coal, Design, Energy, Engineers, Innovation, Nuclear, Oil, Power, Renewables, Research and development, Technology, Wind Power

“Energy Fest” at Shell Technology Centre in Amsterdam

Looking for new solutions that face your energy business, then a good place to be on 26 May is the “Energy Fest” at Shell Technology Centre in Amsterdam. Here many of the world’s leading innovators involved in the energy sector will be there. These include such trend setters in the […]

Innovation, Research and development, Rigzone

Shell’s GameChanger Program: Turning Frogs into Princes

Nicholas Newman Rigzone March 2016   On a visit to Shell’s Rijswijk Technology Centre at Rijswijk in Amsterdam, Rigzone contributor Nicholas Newman finds out the key ingredients behind the firm’s strong innovation record. Royal Dutch Shell plc established its reputation for ground-breaking innovation with the design and construction of the […]