Investment

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, […]

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, 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 […]

Energy, Environment, Gas, Investment, Liquid Natural Gas, North America, Oil

Texas needs a new funding solution for its abandoned oil wells

Press Release QUATRE LTD ESMS (Exit Strategy Management Solutions) products and services provides NEW FUNDING and Environmental Liabilities SOLUTION FOR Texas’s OIL & GAS WELLS. London, March 10 2017:  London-based company Quatre Ltd, has produced a new solution designed to fund the decommissioning of oil and gas fields and rehabilitation of other […]

Australia, Gas, Investment, Liquid Natural Gas, Pipelines

Stepping on the gas

Nicholas Newman Petroleum Review December 2016 Australia and the US have accounted for 75% of the 260tn cf gain in proven gas reserves since 2005, according to BP figures. A decade-long investment boom in as exploration and development, coupled with investments in LNG export processing facilities, have turned Australia into a significant exporter. And there is more to come […]

Africa, African Review, Energy, Energy Policy, Energy Storage, Eniday, Flame Conference, Gas, Industry Reports, Investment, North America, Northern Europe, Petroleum Review, Pipeline Gas Journal, Pipelines, Trains, Transport, Wind Power

Recent work for clients in June 2016

Nicholas Newman Here are a few examples of my recent energy journalism and other corporate communication work, which I have completed for various clients during the month of June 2016. Informa South Africa announces first steps to import LNG A look at the preparations the country is making in importing […]

America, Energy, Gas, Investment, North America, Oil, Pipeline Coating, Pipelines

North America presents a challenge for pipelines

Nicholas Newman Pipeline Coatings Magazine June 2016 The United States and Canada have one of the most extensive integrated oil, gas and petroleum pipeline networks in the world. Canada is the largest foreign supplier of oil to the US. Its 24,000 mile of pipelines moves 3.4 million barrels of crude oil […]

Africa, Gas, Investment, Power, Power Grid, Shipping, South Africa

South Africa announces first step towards imported LNG

  Nicholas Newman Flame Europe’s Leading Natural Gas & LNG Conference June 2016 In response to chronic power shortages, South Africa’s Department of Energy (DOE) plans to expand total generating capacity by 40 GW by 2025, with a mix of more environmentally friendly fuels such as renewables, hydro, nuclear power and natural […]