Tag: 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, Afroil, Copy writing, Corporate Journalism, Energy, Eniday, Flame Conference, Pipeline Gas Journal, Pipelines, Technology

Recent work for clients in July 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 July 2016. AFROIL Build a power station in Africa South Africa’s growing economy is suffering from a shortage of power. Eniday China’s renewable revolution […]

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 […]

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 […]

Energy Policy, Energy Security, Energy Storage, Energy Trading, Gas, National Grid, Pipelines, Power, Shipping, South Africa

Options for gas to power in South Africa

Nicholas Newman South Africa’s is facing chronic electricity supply problems, which have resulted in the power system being extremely constrained and vulnerable, which has resulted in load shedding at times.  Its problems are occurring, in part due to problems experienced in completing new generating and distribution capacity to meet on-going […]