Gas

Asia, Gas, Pipelines, Power

REDUCING MARKET BARRIERS SEEN AS KEY TO CHINA’S GAS PIPE DREAM

By Nicholas Newman, Contributing Editor | November 2014, Vol. 241, No. 11  Pipeline and Gas Journal China’s domestic natural gas production is expected to rise from 120 Bcm to 172 Bcm in 2018. In parallel, the nation is pressing ahead with drilling for unconventional gas and expects to reach its […]

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

COULD INDONESIA RUN OUT OF GAS BY 2030?

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 […]

Energy Policy, Energy Saving, Energy Security, Europe, European Energy Review, Gas, Oil, Power, Renewables, Technology

Searching for common ground

by: Nicholas Newman European Energy Policy Energy is the most rapidly evolving global issue and represents one of the most urgent geopolitical challenges facing the European Union (EU) today. Hydrocarbon reserves are being exhausted and swiftly-increasing world demand, from developing countries such as China, is intensifying global competition for access […]

Energy Policy, Energy Saving, Energy Security, Gas, Oil, Power, Renewables

Britain needs an energy policy

Nicholas Newman Energy has been much in the news recently, including threatened closure of an oil refinery, high energy bills etc. What we are seeing are symptoms of chaos and confusion in British energy policy and markets.  The Grangemouth refinery story, for instance, has been treated in the media as a simple industrial […]

Energy Policy, Energy Security, Gas, Power, Uncategorized

Europe’s Zombie Power Stations

It appears that Europe’s gas generators are in danger of turning into zombie companies,[i]suggests Hugh Sharman Owner, Incoteco (Denmark) ApS.[ii] They finding it increasingly difficult coping with the market created by uncontrolled expansion of “free” but heavily subsidised renewables and the dumping of cheap imported coal from the United States. […]