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Turkey’s Gas Pipelines at Major Crossroad

Nicholas Newman Pipeline Gas Journal September 2017 Turkey’s close proximity to over 75% of the world’s proven oil and gas reserves makes it a vital conduit for piped oil and gas from Russia, central Asia and the Middle East to European countries. Oil and gas from Azerbaijan, Iran, Iraq and […]

Energy, Energy Policy, Energy Trading, Gas, Middle East, Pipeline Gas Journal, Pipelines

Natural Gas Putting Israel and Egypt on Energy Leader Board

Nicholas Newman Pipeline Gas Journal August 2017 Israeli Pipeline Prospects Politically, Economically Complex Israel’s desire for increased energy security, alongside the opportunity of importing natural gas through the planned Arish-Ashkelon gas-pipeline in the 1990s, encouraged the adoption of that fuel. Between 2008 and 2012, the Arish-Ashkelon pipeline brought Egyptian gas […]

Eastern Europe, Energy, Energy Management, Energy Storage, Energy Trading, Eniday, Europe, Gas, Liquid Natural Gas, National Grid, Pipelines, Power, Power Grid

Ensuring renewables’ reliability

Nicholas Newman Eniday July 2017 As renewable energy becomes cost-competitive with conventional power sources, its market share has grown from 22 percent in 2012 to 29 percent in 2040 worldwide. However, for renewables to truly close the gap between present capacity and potential, the challenge of intermittency must be addressed. Here are listed several […]

America, Energy Saving, Energy Security, Energy Storage, Energy Trading, Energy World, National Grid, North America, Renewables

Wyoming billionaire eyes renewable profits in California

Nicholas Newman Energy World July 2017 The US states of California and Wyoming’s attitudes towards fossil fuels and renewables are as different as chalk and cheese. For instance, the state of California has the largest economy in the US with a population of 40 million, is hi-tech, and plans to […]

Africa, Central Asia, Energy, Energy Trading, Gas, Liquid Natural Gas, Middle East, North America, Northern Europe

A round-up of issues debated at the Flame, Europe’s premier gas and LNG conference.

By Nicholas Newman Flame Amsterdam May 2017 For me, there were three key issues covered. The US-China gas deal, the New business model needed and the end of OPEC, and Global LNG prospects. US CHINA DEAL This year’s Flame was animated by the prospect of a trade deal between the […]

Eastern Europe, Energy, Energy Management, Energy Policy, Energy Saving, Energy Security, Energy Storage, Energy Trading, Eniday, Europe

What are “Interconnectors”?

Nicholas Newman Eniday June “017 Interconnectors are key elements in the transmission of energy between separate energy networks and play a vital role in the UK’s ability to meet demand at peak times. Huge amounts of electricity and gas are constantly crisscrossing the seas between Europe and the UK through interconnectors. To […]

Energy Storage, Energy Trading, Liquid Natural Gas

Virtual Gas Pipelines

Nicholas Newman Flame March Across the world, virtual pipelines are extending the market and increasing demand for gas. Virtual pipelines bring regular deliveries of gas to customers lying outside the reach of existing gas distribution infrastructure. Facilitated by sophisticated transport logistics software, distribution companies replicate by road, rail, waterways or […]