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Canadian gas exports to US

FATE OF CANADA’S EXPORT PIPELINES DEPENDENT ON LNG PERMITS Nicholas Newman Pipeline Gas Journal July 2015 With reserves of 1,093 Tcf, Canada is the world’s fifth-largest producer of dry natural gas, ranking behind the United States, Russia, Iran and Qatar.

Baker Hughes Worldwide Rig Count, Country Reports, Gas, Industry Reports, Oil, South America

Flogging an Argentinian ‘dead cow’ could be profitable

Nicholas Newman, January, 2014 – Lack of foreign investment hampers Argentina’s efforts to jump-start Vaca Muerta shale development.The discovery of world-class shale oil and gas in Latin America’s second biggest economy offers an opportunity to reverse the downward trend in conventional oil and gas output as well as to transform Argentina’s […]

Africa, Country Reports, Gas, Oil Review Africa

South Africa’s Gas Prospects

Nicholas Newman Oil Review Africa November 2014 Driven by the recent gas discoveries in Namibia, Mozambique and Tanzania, major energy companies have turned their sights on South Africa. Modern seismic technology has indicated  South African  holdings of 390 tcf of technically recoverable shale gas reserves located in the Karoo basin […]

Asia, Country Reports, Energy Policy, Energy Security, Gas, Industry Reports, Oil, Pipelines, Power, Reports


By Nicholas Newman October 2014 Indonesia contains large reserves of natural gas. Currently, the country contains the third-largest gas reserves in the Asia Pacific region, after Australia and China, accounting for 1.4 percent of total global gas reserves. Indonesia is the tenth largest global gas producer and 24th biggest consumer […]

Country Reports, Industry Reports, Oil, Transport

A crude oil profile for FSU countries

  Nicholas Newman A look at some of the main components that make up the crude oil networks of the countries of the Former Soviet Union. As of October 2014. COUNTRIES NUMBER OF REFINERIES REFINING CAPACITY PIPELINES PORTS Thousand Barrels per day Armenia 0 0 1 0 Azerbaijan 2 399 […]