Pipelines

Gazprom’s Central Operations and Dispatch Department

Russia’s Gas Pipeline Network Revised

Russia’s Gazprom, in which the government holds a controlling stake, is responsible for about 11% of global gas output. In 2016, it extracted 419.1 Bcm of natural and associated gas, 15.9 million tons of gas condensate and 268.9 Bboe (39.3 million tons of oil). Gazprom is a vertically integrated energy […]

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Transneft operator of Russia’s largest oil pipeline network

Nic Newman looks at some of the issues facing Transneft, operator of Russia’s largest oil pipeline network, which carries over 85% of the oil produced in Russia. See PR+June+2018+p34-36

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Britain’s gas mains replacement programme

Much of the  UK’s original  250,000 kilometre-long gas pipeline network consists of iron pipes and “ is over a hundred years old,” states Jonathan Callighan, Construction and Procurement Director of Cadent Gas, the largest regional gas distributor in the country. Pipeline age, risk and safety lie at the heart of […]

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Forties Pipeline System Shutdown

On Dec. 11, a hairline crack 5 to 6 inches long was detected during a routine inspection of the Forties Pipeline System (FPS) near Netherley, just south of Aberdeen, Scotland. As a result, the pipeline’s new owner, Ineos, announced a shut-down, anticipating weeks for repairs. The suspension of this pipeline, […]

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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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