Energy Security

bloemfontein, south africa, january 6, 2016: the old power station, train station and taxi rank in bloemfontein, the capital city of the free state province. photo taken from naval hill

Key trends in Africa’s power sector

Africa has always been a land of opportunity, promise and risk for investors; however, many of its economic dreams have been handicapped by the shortage of reliable and affordable energy supplies in many areas, whilst in its rural areas over 600 million people have no access to power supplies. In addition, […]

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POWER GENERATION TECHNOLOGY

POWER GENERATION TECHNOLOGY

Take a look at the Spring 2018 edition of Power Generation Technology, edited and written by Nicholas Newman. Power Generation Technology brings the latest innovations, knowledge and expertise in the power industry from the west to the BRIC power bureaus, engineers and industry professionals. The magazine provides the emerging BRIC […]

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transneft oil pipeline map

Despite the sanctions Transneft keeps on growing

Transneft is the world’s leading operator of around 70,000 kilometres of oil pipeline in a network linking oil fields and refineries across the European continent, as well as to markets in Central Asia and China. See Table 1.  Indeed, Transneft shifts eight times the amount of crude oil compared with […]

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burning blue gas. focus on the front edge of the gas burners

ODORIZATION: The Not-So-Sweet Smell Of Safety

January 2018, Vol. 245, No. 1 By Nicholas Newman, Contributing Editor Ensuring that natural gas is easily detectable is not just for the sake of customer safety but also concerns economics. For example, the loss of over 607,000 tons of gas by the Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) storage facility […]

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Power Generation Technology

Power Generation Technology

Just edited, written and planned content about the global power generation news, developments, issues and events for the winter edition of Cavendish Group business publishing publication Power Generation Technology. Also the first time I have seen my work translated into Chinese. See for more info: CPE44_all (1)