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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 […]

Europe, Flame Conference, Gas, Liquid Natural Gas, North America, Northern Europe, Pipelines

Gas brings bargain opportunities

Nicholas Newman February 2017 The advent of rising gas supplies has allowed the US and Mexico, in particular, to raise gas consumption and cut their greenhouse gas emissions. In Europe, where energy security and renewables enjoy priority, gas has always been important. In all three markets, emissions are lower. This […]

America, Broadcasting, Eniday, Gas, Journalism, Liquid Natural Gas, Oil, Pipelines

Hollywood and the energy business

Nicholas Newman Eniday February 2017   For Hollywood, the global energy business and its people continues to be a source of inspiration. Here is a sample of often interesting and sometimes thought-provoking movies, documentaries and television series… Hollywood spends millions of dollars to captivate audiences worldwide with romance, comedy, drama and […]

Eniday, Gas, Pipelines

Virtual Pipelines

Nicholas Newman Eniday February 2017 Virtual pipelines are scheduled shipments of oil from point A to point B, either by water, in ocean-going or coastal tankers and barges, or overland in containers by rail or road. Virtual gas pipeline operations supply markets that are either too small for normal LNG large-scale […]

Africa, Copy writing, Corporate Journalism, Daily Telegraph, Decommissioning, Eastern Europe, Energy, Engineers, Eniday, Gas, Journalism, Oil, Pipeline Gas Journal, Pipelines

Recent work in January 2017

Here are a few examples of my recent energy journalism, copywriting and other corporate communication work, which I have completed for various clients during the month of January 2017. Pipeline and Gas Journal The Nigeria-to-Morocco Gas Pipeline: a political pipedream? In December 2016, the King of Morocco and Nigeria’s government […]

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 […]

Energy, Eniday, Pipelines

Keeping warm in winter

Nicholas Newman Eniday February 2017 In many countries, cold winters are a fact of life only made bearable by the availability of good heating. Even with electricity prices rising in winter, households, businesses and civic institutions still require affordable heat. An increasingly popular solution to this dilemma is locally produced heating […]

Africa, African Review, African Review of Business and Technology, Energy, Energy Policy, Gas, Liquid Natural Gas, Power

Solving the demand and supply equation

African Review February 2017 Only 7 of 48 sub-Saharan countries have electrification rates above 50 percent, with the remainder averaging just 20 percent notes EY, Power Transaction and Trends, Q 2m 2015.  For example, in Kenya, although 73 percent of the population live within one kilometre of a transformer, only […]

Australia, Decommissioning, Press Release

QUATRE LTD PROVIDES NEW FUNDING SOLUTION FOR AUSTRALIA (QUEENSLAND’S) REHAB MINING PROBLEM

Press Release QUATRE LTD PROVIDES NEW FUNDING SOLUTION FOR AUSTRALIA (QUEENSLAND’S) REHAB MINING PROBLEM London, January 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 extractive industrial locations including mines. Quatre Ltd was originally set […]