Petroleum Review

Energy, Gas, Oil, Petroleum Review, Pipeline Coating, Pipelines

Britain’s first subsea-to-shore gas Field

Nicholas Newman Petroleum Review August 2017 Lying 125 kilometres west of the Shetland Islands are the Laggan-Tormore gas fields, an export pipeline, and a newly constructed gas-processing plant all constructed and installed in a climate similar to Southern Alaska. Total’s £3.5billion Laggan-Tormore gas development was Britain’s second largest construction project, […]

Australia, Gas, Petroleum Review, 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 […]

Afrelec, African Review, Australia, Daily Telegraph, Eniday, Marketing, Petroleum Review, Pipeline Coating, Pipeline Gas Journal, Shale Gas Guide, South Africa

Recent Work In October

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 October 2016. AFRELEC South Africa invites bidders to invest in its gas to power projects Because of issuing of Preliminary Information Memorandum this October, […]

Industrial coatings, Petroleum Review

The big cover up

Nicholas Newman Petroleum Review July 2016 Industrial paints and coatings offer a range of multi-functional benefits for  both the  on and offshore oil and gas industry’s  equipment. Apart from making equipment look good, paints and coatings are used to protect against  the industry’s  top maintenance  issues, corrosion,  bio-fouling and  heat […]

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 […]

Eastern Europe, Energy, Europe, Gas, Investment, National Grid, Nuclear, Petroleum Review, Power, Power Grid, Renewables

Problem Solved

Nicholas Newman Petroleum Review June 2016   Historically, the economies, politics and energy sectors of the Baltic States – Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania – were highly dependent on their powerful neighbour, Russia.  Between 1990, the year of their independence and 2003, when they joined the European Union, these countries remained […]

African Review, Eniday, Europe, National Grid, Northern Europe, Petroleum Review, Pipeline Coating, Pipeline Gas Journal, Pipelines

Recent work for clients April 2016

  Here are a few examples of the recent energy journalism and other corporate communication work, that I have completed for various clients during April 2016 Medicare Reading Conducted a website analysis of corporate website and strategy Eniday Sailing By – about latest developments in alternative fuels for shipping Without […]

Europe, Investment, Petroleum Review

The Project finance challenge for energy infrastructure developers

  Nicholas Newman Petroleum Review February 2016 A shortage of finance has  long  been cited as the main cause of the dearth  and delays in construction of energy infrastructure, particularly in developing countries. However, today  industry insiders more often cite a shortage of “ bankable  projects “ for the  widening […]