Gas

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Italian Energy Hub Seen as Key to EU Goals

European energy policy is largely determined by Brussels and implemented by individual member states, but integral to improving European energy security are joint plans to turn Italy into Southern Europe’s energy hub. It would be fed by pipeline natural gas  from North Africa and Caspian Sea gas fields, LNG by […]

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OIL AND GAS EXPLORATION ACTIVITY PICKS UP 

What?   Investment activity in exploration and production is starting to pick up. Why?  Oil prices have increased by nearly 25 % compared to the same period last year thanks to OPEC production restrictions. What next?    The prospect of peak demand for oil and gas is likely to make investors more cautious. Oil and […]

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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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Iran’s Future Clearly Points to Gas

With the lessening of U.N. sanctions and expected inflow of foreign capital and technology, it is predicted that gas will be the basis of Iran’s future prosperity and foreign exchange earnings. The country is home to 33.5 Tcf of natural gas, equivalent to 18% of the world’s total gas reserves, […]

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Flame Debate 2018

Day Two of the Flame Conference: Leading Insights

Today’s sessions discussed the impact of technological, market, environmental and regulatory changes on the industry. Radical thinker Professor Dieter Helm gave his latest observations on the gas sector. David Wells, President of Shell Energy Europe, presented his view on how Shell sees its future in gas, whilst gas as transport […]

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