South Africa

Africa, Afroil, Gas, Oil, South Africa

Anadarko in Africa

Nicholas Newman Afroil April 2017 The US independent has driven interest in a number of African plays, although its recent focus has been on North American plays, writes Nicholas Newman Anadarko Petroleum ranks amongst the world’s largest independent exploration and production companies, with 1.72 billion barrels of proven reserves at the […]

Africa, Corporate Journalism, South Africa

Paying for SOUTH AFRICA’s Mining closures and Rehabilitation

Press Release QUATRE LTD PROVIDES NEW FUNDING SOLUTION FOR SOUTH AFRICA’s MINING PROBLEMS London, February 10, 2017: London-based financial services company Quatre Ltd, has produced a new solution designed to fund the decommissioning of oil and gas fields and rehabilitation of other extractive industrial locations including mines. Quatre Ltd was originally […]

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, […]

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 […]

Africa, African Review, Eniday, Flame Conference, Gas, Oil, Pipelines Gas Journal, South Africa, Standard Bank Group, Telegraph

Recent work for clients in August 2016

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 August 2016. African Review South African banking The banking market is getting increasingly competitive, especially between the top lead retail banks FirstRand and Standard […]

Africa, Copy writing, Corporate Journalism, Country Reports, Eniday, Power, Power Grid, South Africa

Continental Shift: Africa’s emerging gas to power revolution

Nicholas Newman Continental Shift: Africa’s emerging gas to power revolution, a report just published, concerned with the issues of investing in gas fueled independent power production in sub-Saharan Africa, with a focus on South Africa. This report is based on meetings that took place in London offices of Freshfields Bruckhaus […]

Africa, African Review, African Review of Business and Technology, Motoring, South Africa

How tough is off road transport?

Nicholas Newman African Review July 2016 Across Africa, we are seeing more and more people seeing off road pickup trucks as the solution to their problems of delivering goods and materials. For Africa, such vehicles have to be tough to meet conditions where there is little-developed road to networks outside […]

Africa, Afroil, Gas, Power, South Africa

South Africa’s turn to gas

Nicholas Newman AfrOil – Africa Oil & Gas June 2016 Delays in developing South Africa’s own gas resources, combined with low prices for LNG, make liquefied supplies a leading choice What: Additional LNG supplies will prove attractive to South Africa’s import plans. Why: The country is taking efforts to step up gas consumption. What next: Supplies are likely to come […]