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Gas, Liquid Natural Gas, North America, Pipeline Gas Journal, Pipelines, Technology, Trains, Transport

Delivering Gas Off-Grid in North America

July 2017, Vol. 244, No. 7 By Nicholas Newman, Contributing Editor Pipeline Gas Journal July 2017 Virtual pipelines are scheduled shipments of natural gas between two points – from A to B – by road, rail or sea without a fixed pipeline. Virtual pipeline operations are usually to be found […]

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 […]

America, Energy Saving, Energy Security, Energy Storage, Energy Trading, Energy World, National Grid, North America, Renewables

Wyoming billionaire eyes renewable profits in California

Nicholas Newman Energy World July 2017 The US states of California and Wyoming’s attitudes towards fossil fuels and renewables are as different as chalk and cheese. For instance, the state of California has the largest economy in the US with a population of 40 million, is hi-tech, and plans to […]

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 […]

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 […]

America, Decommissioning, Energy, North America, Oil, Renewables

QUATRE LTD ESMS PROVIDES NEW FUNDING and Environmental Liabilities SOLUTION FOR ALBERTA’S OIL & GAS WELLS

Press Release QUATRE LTD ESMS (Exit Strategy Management Solutions) products and services PROVIDES NEW FUNDING and Environmental Liabilities SOLUTION FOR ALBERTA’S OIL & GAS WELLS, OIL SANDS, extractive Industries and environmental liabilities. London, March 3 2017:  London-based company Quatre Ltd, has produced a new solution designed to fund the decommissioning of […]

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 […]