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Corporate Journalism, Industrial journalism, Journalism

New Client welcomed Uniper SE

Uniper SE: an international energy company with about 12,000 employees. is an energy company based in Düsseldorf, Germany selected nicnewmanoxford.com to provide expert content marketing serivices. Uniper is one of Europe’s largest utility companies and operates throughout the EU including Germany, Sweden, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Belgium, Hungary, and France. Outside of […]

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Australia, Energy, Eniday, Europe, Power, Renewables

Energia rinnovabile a portata di mano

I progetti energetici tradizionali, a base di combustibili fossili e ad alta intensità di capitale, delle compagnie Oil&Gas nazionali e internazionali e delle grandi società di servizi pubblici come Eskom, RWE ed Eon, sono a una svolta… D’altro canto, aziende di settore di consolidata esperienza, uniscono le loro forze a […]

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Eniday, Industrial journalism, Pipeline Gas Journal, Rigzone

Work for clients completed in January 2019

Here below is a list of some of the work I have completed for various clients in both the print and web media worldwide. Some of the tasks have included editing, writing features, advertorials, press releases, whitepapers, etc. Eniday Banks ending funding in Fossil Fuels This week saw the European […]

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America, Energy Policy, Oil, Rigzone

Trump’s Price Policies Hurting US Shale Activity

One thing is clear, the actions of OPEC and friends to cut back output this year could be good news for U.S. shale frackers as crude prices rise, trade tensions ease and world demand for crude holds up—but it could be disappointing for President Trump.

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Afrelec, Africa, Energy, Investment, Power, Power Grid, Renewables, South Africa, Wind Power

No consensus on eskom reforms

Eskom, supplier of  around  95 percent  of South Africa’s  electricity, is in the grip of a severe financial crisis  reporting a post- tax loss  of  R2.3 billion ($0.17 billion) , a 0.9 percent decline in sales and a rise in gearing ratio, (which measures debt relative to equity) to 72 […]

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Energy, Eniday, Power, Renewables

Encouraging local energy projects

Traditional fossil-fuel based and capital-intensive energy projects, owned by national and international oil and gas companies or large utilities such as Eskom, RWE, Eon, are taking a turn… In contrast, established oil and gas companies are joining pioneering independent E&P companies, such as those that develop U.S. shale resources. At the same time, […]

Power Generation Technology
Power, Power Generation Technology, Renewables

Power Generation Technology

Completion of the latest winter 2018 issue of Power Generation Technology. This involved the generation and editing of content for the magazine. This edition looks at some of the latest leading renewable power projects being developed or proposed, also examines some of the latest innovations concerning the usage of hydrogen, […]

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Gas, North America, Northern Europe, Pipeline Gas Journal, Pipelines, Transport

Compressor Stations Doing the Difficult Work

Compressor stations compress and push gas from the field where it is extracted or from an LNG re-gasification import port, along transmission pipelines, to end customers, such as refineries, power stations or LNG export plants.   Compressors, housed in stations located at 40- to 100-mile intervals along a pipeline, run continuously and allow gas to be rerouted into gas storage areas during periods of low demand. An average station can ship 700 Bcf/d of natural […]

Copy writing, Corporate Journalism

Press release writing

For many businesses, a great cost-effective way of promoting news about your business is to produce a press release for distribution to the media. Today the media not only includes magazines and journals that customers read but also broadcasters and specialised websites. Here are a few tips about how to […]

advertorial, Broadcasting

How to writing a press release

For many businesses, a great cost-effective way of promoting news about your business is to produce a press release for distribution to the media. Today the media not only includes magazines and journals that customers read but also broadcasters and specialised websites. Here are a few tips about how to […]

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Energy, Gas, Gulf States, Oil, Rigzone

Global Drilling And Well Services Activity Sees An Upswing

More than 72,000 wells are expected to be drilled and completed in 2019, representing a 3% growth compared to 2018.

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Africa, Asia, Central Asia, Energy, Oil, Rigzone

Middle East Leads Global Supply of Conventional Oil

Conventional oil makes up around two-thirds of the world’s recoverable oil resources and accounts for 93 percent of today’s oil mix. More than half of this oil comes from oil fields that are past their peak and declining, revealed by a loss of about 3 million barrels of output last […]

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Energy, Energy Storage, Energy Trading, Gas, Liquid Natural Gas, Rigzone

Major LNG Buyers’ Uncontracted Demand to Quadruple by 2030

Wood Mackenzie expects a record number of FIDs on LNG projects in 2019.

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Copy writing, Corporate Journalism, Industrial journalism, Industry Reports, Marketing

Work completed for Clients in December 2018

Here are a few examples of the recent work I have completed for various clients during the month of December 2018. Such tasks have included editorial, content writing, corporate communications and even ghost writing.

Broadcasting, Copy writing, Corporate Journalism, Energy, Investment, Press Release

New client Intelligent Land Investments Group PLC welcomed

Intelligent Land Investments Group PLC selected Oxford based nicnewmanoxford.com as its energy business public relations agency. Nicnewmanoxford.com provides small, medium, and large businesses with expertise related to global energy business, both in the UK, Europe and the rest of the world. Intelligent Land Investments Group PLC is involved in the […]

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Britain, coal, Energy, Energy Policy, Energy Saving, Energy Security, Energy Storage, Energy Trading, Europe, Investment, Nuclear, Power, Press Release, Renewables

Pumped hydro storage solves UK Nuclear headache

Brings growth to green energy

Europe, Innovation, Shipping, Wind Power

Marine Engineering and Offshore Technology Issue 45 Winter 2018

Editing, researching and content generation about issues related to maritime industry Download the latest edition of Marine and Offshore Technology to read online in emagazine format. All Marine and Offshore technology editions are published in bilingual format and contain the latest news and technology for the Marine and Offshore industry […]

Gas, Innovation, Investment, Liquid Natural Gas, Power, Power Grid, Renewables

How oil majors are facing the right business model for with renewables

US onshore oil production averages a 33 percent IRR, observes a Wood Mackenzie report ‘How oil & gas Majors can scale in renewables’. By comparison, a wind project in a developed country generates around 7 percent IRR, while solar earns just 5 percent.

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Copy writing, Ghostwriting, Interview, Journalism

Recent work for clients in November

Here are a few examples of some of the recent work as a journalist, writer, researcher for various corporate clients and publications in the month of November. Cavendish Group International Completion of all editorial content of the Q4 edition 2018. Power Engineering and Technology Q4 18 PGT Contents Updates redT […]

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Africa, Asia, Australia, Energy, Renewables

Leading proposed renewable energy projects

Today investment in renewables projects is no longer looked at as an eccentric thing to do. Increasingly, not investing in such projects is seen as eccentric. Here are a few examples of planned and proposed renewable energy projects in various parts of the world. If these projects prove bankable and […]

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Eniday, Environment

New trees in the rainforest

The Amazon rainforest is home to 11,676 known species of trees and is larger than the rain forests of the Congo Basin and Indonesia combined… To help restore some of the 29.6 million acres of Brazil’s rainforest, a multimillion-dollar initiative, “ the largest tropical reforestation project in history” aims to plant 73 million new trees on […]

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Energy, Engineers, Northern Europe, Renewables

Floating wind farms open up new opportunities in California

In Europe, offshore wind farms have traditionally been built in the shallow watersof the North Sea and the Mediterranean. Until recently, it was too expensiveand difficult to build offshore wind farms in deeper waters. However, due tothe ground breaking work of various technologists and engineers, a new solution has been […]

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Energy, Gas, Oil, Rigzone

Volatile Prices Ahead?

Crude prices have suffered their steepest and fastest fall in a decade. The Brent crude price has fallen to just $58.68 per barrel from $86.70 at beginning of October, a decline of a third. The price of crude is determined primarily by actual and prospective supply-and-demand factors and secondarily by […]

Energy, Energy Trading, Gas, Liquid Natural Gas, Rigzone, Shipping

China’s Tariffs: A Headache for the Next Wave of US Natgas Export Projects?

China is the world’s second largest importer of LNG after Japan and an important customer for U.S. LNG. For example, this year between January and August, China purchased 1.6 of the 14.9 million tonnes of U.S. LNG, according to Thomson Reuters’ data, but Sept. 24 marked the start of President […]

Shipping, Transport

The world’s largest container fleets

World trade heavily depends on the global shipping industry. The maritime sector accounts for 90% of the movement of world freight. The companies ranked in this list of shipping fleets are based on their TEU (Twenty-foot Equivalent Unit) capacity. A TEU is a measure of the number of standard sized […]

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Gas, National Grid, Pipeline Gas Journal, Pipelines

Gas Remains Key to UK Energy

Even today, gas from the North and Irish Sea supplies almost half of the UK’s needs leaving the lion’s share to imports via 4 pipelines fromEurope and Norway and some 9 percent to LNG tankers. 80 percent of the UK’s 25 million homes are powered by gas, one quarter of […]

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Energy, Energy Focus, Energy Management, Energy Policy, Energy Saving, Energy Storage, Energy Trading, Engineers, Gas, Gulf States, Innovation, Liquid Natural Gas, Middle East, National Grid, Nuclear, Oil, Pipelines, Power Grid, Technology

The path to a diversified energy future

The GCC states are facing up to the challenge of combining energy diversity with security

Marine Engineeing and Offshore Technology, Shipping, Technology, Transport, Uncategorized

Marine and Offshore Technology – Autumn Edition

Editing, researching and content generation about issues related to maritime industry Download the latest edition of Marine and Offshore Technology to read online in emagazine format. All Marine and Offshore technology editions are published in bilingual format and contain the latest news and technology for the Marine and Offshore industry […]

Copy writing, Corporate Journalism, Decommissioning, Energy, Energy Policy, Eniday, Europe, Investment

Recent work for clients in October

Here is a list of some of the work I have completed for a few of my clients in a variety of formats in October 2018. Eniday What lessons can the world learn as Norway’s as it moves towards an renewable future energy future? We know that to keep our […]

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coal, Decommissioning, Energy, Environment, Europe, Gas, Innovation, Oil, Pipelines, Quatre Ltd

PAYING FOR MINE RECLAMATION & WELL DECOMMISSIONING

According to the Australia Institute, the country has 3,000 operational mines but over 60,000 abandoned or orphaned mines.

Energy, Energy Management, Technology

Climate change stress on the power grid

According to new research, energy suppliers are underestimating the long-term effects that climate change is likely to have on future power demands. The research was published in the September edition of the academic journal Risk Analysis in September 2018. Sayanti Mukherjee, assistant professor of industrial and systems engineering at Buffalo, […]

Asia, Energy, Energy Trading, Europe, National Grid, Power, Power Generation Technology, Power Grid

China has plans to link its power grid with Europe

There are proposals being studied by the Chinese power sector to develop a transcontinental power network that word link China with markets in not only in Central Asia but even Europe.

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Marine Engineeing and Offshore Technology, Shipping, Technology

The art of digital maintenance

The drive for cost savings and efficiency improvements is an important goal to operators in a marine industry that is still reeling from a downturn in the market. Since the advent of the digital era, many suppliers have expounded that shipowners need to invest in digital systems, data analytics and machine learning if they are serious about being key players in the marine industry in the future.

PortLiner Electric Barges
Marine Engineeing and Offshore Technology, Power, Research and development, Technology

Facing an electric future

Across the world, we are seeing an increasing number of plans by countries to phase out in the coming years use of diesel in transport onshore. Now people are asking, with shipping, if electricity could replace diesel, especially with the prospect of the introduction of tougher emission standards over the […]

Marine Engineeing and Offshore Technology, Research and development, Technology, Transport

Hybrid power cuts offshore support vessel costs

New types of engine Today, owners are looking for new ways to improve their power systems so that they cost less to operate and are more environmentally friendly. One solution that many operators are considering is the adding of a battery or energy storage system to provide hybrid power to […]

Pipelines Gas Journal, Power, Power Grid, Uncategorized

Energy outlook in Northeast US

Energy plays an important part in the economies that make up this mega region of 55 million made up of two sub regions, the New England and the Mid Atlantic. Although, this mega region is mostly rural, it contains important cities as Boston in the North, New York in the […]

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Africa, Energy, Eniday, Uncategorized

IFC’s Scaling Solar solutions across Africa

The International Finance Corporation‘s (IFC) Scaling Solar procurement program is developing over 1,000 megawatts of solar power in four African countries – Zambia, Ethiopia, Madagascar and Senegal. Part of the World Bank, the International Finance Corporation (IFC) provides financial and advisory support to Africa’s governments, utilities and independent power producers (IPPs) to develop solar power […]

business energy management, Energy, Energy Policy, Energy Trading, Europe, Gas, Ghostwriting, Industrial journalism, Liquid Natural Gas, National Grid, Pipeline Gas Journal, Pipelines, Power, Power Grid, Renewables, Strategic Communications, Technology

September Business Writing News

Here is an update of some of the business writing and work, I have completed for various clients during the month of September. This includes a range of my business research and business writing services for clients. To find out more click here. Block.one Creation of three ghost written articles […]

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Energy, Energy Storage, Eniday, Europe, National Grid, Power, Power Grid, Renewables, Research and development, Technology, Wind Power

How renewables have changed

In little more than two decades, scientists and technologists have evolved a global, renewable-energy industry capitalizing on the free resources of wind and sun… Global solar photovoltaic capacity has grown from around five gigawatts in 2005 to an approximately 306.5 gigawatts in 2016. This trend was accompanied by sharp drops in the price of photovoltaic panels. […]