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Work completed in July 2019

This is a brief list of some of the work completed for various clients in a variety of formats, during the past month. In July I covered a wide range of topics including developments in the oil and gas business, maritime sector including use of hydrojets, global environment, power generation including renewables, the application of industrial internet of things, constuction challenges and bunkering logistics. In addition, I visited and reviewed the current exhibition at Oxford’s Ashmoleum Museum. Plus produced a briefing on Italian utility Enel. Contact me to find out more info@nicnewmaoxford.com

Construction worker placing insulation tile
Business, Environment, Innovation, Rigzone, Technology

The Plastics Backlash has Some Oil Giants Worried

Recycling and bio-plastics are set to impact the future of global oil and gas demand.

a man with drilling rigs behind him in the distance.
Energy, Gas, Investment, Oil, Rigzone

Cost Overruns Threaten Offshore Development

Even with funding based on a thorough engineering definition, operators could still see a cumulative $111-billion cost overrun.

Men at wedding at Oxford Spires
Gas, Liquid Natural Gas, Rigzone, Shipping

The LNG Boom is Back

The growth in LNG production will depend on the availability of capital for construction of gasification export facilities and associated infrastructure alongside Asia’s rate of economic development and change towards a world of less carbon to combat global warming.

Decommissioning, Environment, Europe, Quatre Ltd, Rigzone, Technology

North Sea Decommissioning Costs on the Rise

It is in the interest of both government and energy companies to bring some certainty into their liabilities and ability to pay.