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PEAK INTO THE FUTURE Serving the Changing Global Energy Mix

The transition from the fossil fuel age to a low carbon environment is underway and gathering speed under the combined forces of increasingly stringent environmental regulations and technological innovations. In response, oil majors and countries are diversifying into gas as a bridging fuel and renewable energy.  As early as the […]

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The latest GRAID robot design

National Grid Rolls Out Pipeline Innovations

Nicholas Newman Pipeline and Gas Journal December 2017 Britain’s National Grid, operator of the country’s 4,722 miles of high-pressure gas pipeline network, is testing the use of a miniature gas robotic agile inspection device. This important innovation is the product of an $8.27 million (£6.3 million) research project and is […]

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RECENT WORK COMPLETED FOR CLIENTS IN OCTOBER

RECENT WORK COMPLETED FOR CLIENTS IN OCTOBER

Here are a few examples describing or introducing some of my recent energy journalism, copyediting, copywriting and other corporate communication work, which I have completed for various clients during the month of October. AFROIL BP IN AFRICA To meet increasing global demand for cleaner energy from industry and the power […]

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How drones are aiding the energy sector

Nicholas Newman Eniday October 2017 Drones play a vital role in many parts of the global energy sector… They are used to inspect and assess the condition of assets, such as energy distribution networks, power plants, pipelines and rigs. They are replacing humans in a variety of dangerous tasks, thus reducing risk […]

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Ghana’s green projects

Nicholas Newman Afrelec October 2017 Since taking office in January 2017, President Nana Akufo-Addo, alarmed that Ghana’s dash for electricity risked swinging from power shortages to a power glut  — and paying too much in the process –   has applied the brakes on the power procurement process. Renewable power projects, […]

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