Nicholas Newman Energy journalist and copywriter www.nicnewmanoxford.com Predicting the direction, let alone the degree of change in energy prices is tricky and revisions are common. Transport, power and industry, as the major consumers of fossil fuels will be the major beneficiaries of any reduction or plateauing of oil and gas prices. Coal-fired […]
Nicholas Newman eniday October 2017 A major shift of power is underway in the world’s oil and gas markets… Until 2008, oil and gas producers were “market makers.” This meant they could fix prices and decide their output’s final destination. Also, until recently, oil and gas companies restricted gas wholesalers from […]
Nicholas Newman For extractive industries, including oil and gas fields, gold mines, coal mines and landfill sites, the prospect of closure is becoming a major problem, which is likely to cost billions of dollars for both operators and regulators worldwide. In South Africa, there are some 6,150 abandoned mines and around 1,400 […]
.By Nicholas Newman Nic’s round-up of forecasts on global energy. The big theme of coming years will be the growth in smaller scale energy projects and new entrants.
Looking for new solutions that face your energy business, then a good place to be on 26 May is the “Energy Fest” at Shell Technology Centre in Amsterdam. Here many of the world’s leading innovators involved in the energy sector will be there. These include such trend setters in the […]
Nicholas Newman This list of links below is to articles I have written and published covering how investors, operators, policy makers and regulators have tackled the problem of delivering affordable and reliable energy projects in a profitable manner in Africa. Gas to Power Projects – Options for gas to power […]
By Nicholas Newman on October 15, 2015 Eniday Coal and the Catholic Church are two of the most powerful institutions in Poland but Pope Francis has put them into conflict with each other. The pontiff’s environmental message that coal “must be progressively and without delay replaced” is causing deep worry […]