Northern Europe

Energy, Energy Focus, Gas, Northern Europe, Pipeline Gas Journal

Big Politics at Work Behind Nordstream 2

February 2018, Vol. 245, No. 2 The supply of Russian natural gas across the Baltic Sea to Germany and onward to central and western Europe could be doubled by the proposed $10.6 billion (€9.5 billion) Nordstream 2 (NS2) pipeline. The 759-mile (1,200 km) pipeline, running parallel to Nordstream 1, will […]

Afrelec, Africa, Afroil, Energy, Energy Storage, Eniday, Europe, Gas, Journalism, Northern Europe, Oil, Pipelines Gas Journal, Power, Power Grid, Renewables, Technology, Wind Power

Recent work in September

  Here are a few examples describing or introducing some of my recent energy journalism, copywriting and other corporate communication work, which I have completed for various clients during the month of September.   AFRELEC Ghana’s green energy projects await sign-off About 10 percent of electricity production to come from […]

Eniday, Middle East, Nigeria, Northern Europe

The sharp rise of platforms decommissioning

On a worldwide basis, the industry decommissions an average of 120 offshore rigs a year. The prospective decommissioning of over 2,000 aging offshore oil and gas platforms, subsea wells and related assets is an upcoming challenge for companies as well as government treasuries… Offshore oil drilling, pioneered in the Gulf of Mexico in […]

Energy, Engineers, Eniday, Europe, Motoring, Northern Europe, Renewables, Technology

Is Norway’s oil wealth stifling innovation?

Nicholas Newman Eniday July 2017 Norway is the world’s third-largest natural gas exporter, eighth largest exporter of crude and Europe’s largest petroleum liquids producer. Oil and gas have made the 5.3 million citizens of Norway part of one of the wealthiest countries on earth, with a gross domestic product reaching […]

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 […]