Owners and operators need to be careful not to specify over the short-term as plants, or the equipment and materials that improve the thermal efficiency of the building envelope, all have their own carbon footprint, which is presently externalised in carbon reporting. The industry needs a greater focus on a building’s long-term impact on energy resources and carbon emission generation if the targets are to be met.
Faced with a forecast decline in the global upstream service market in 2020 and only modest growth of 3 percent for the four-year period from 2019 to 2022, logic suggests that long-term growth in clean energy, particularly in fast-growing Asian-Pacific markets, offers the path towards growth.
This is a brief list of some of the work completed for various clients in a variety of formats, during the past month. In July I covered a wide range of topics including developments in the oil and gas business, maritime sector including use of hydrojets, global environment, power generation including renewables, the application of industrial internet of things, constuction challenges and bunkering logistics. In addition, I visited and reviewed the current exhibition at Oxford’s Ashmoleum Museum. Plus produced a briefing on Italian utility Enel. Contact me to find out more firstname.lastname@example.org
With gas having overtaken coal in the power segment, along with burgeoning supplies of oil, producers need new pipelines to carry the growing surplus to the coast for export to markets in Asia, Europe and Mexico. In this scenario, oil and gas producers, pipeline investors and operators are confident North America can rely on growing demand from Asian markets in the coming years.
Thames Water is using detectives to help catch water thieves. The story, which emerged late last month, may have brought the issue of water theft to the fore, but just how big a problem is it for the water industry? Utility Week investigates. Every day, water companies lose 3,123 million […]