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Asia, construction, Eastern Europe, Gas, Northern Europe, Pipelines, South East Europe


Nicholas Newman Pipeline Gas Journal March 2015  Russia is the second-largest producer of dry natural gas and the third-largest liquid fuels producer in the world, and these products are inextricably intertwined with its government. State-controlled company Rosneft dominates oil production while Transneft owns and operates Russia’s oil pipelines. Gazprom is […]

Africa, Asia, Energy Policy

Advancing the Alleviation of Energy Poverty 

Living without any or limited access to energy has been termed “energy poverty”—a simple name for a complex problem. Energy poverty has proven challenging to alleviate; it’s also been difficult to define. The World Bank’s Global Tracking Framework (GTF) is the world’s premier approach to tracking energy poverty. According to […]

advertorial, Copy writing, Energy Saving, Energy Security, Energy Storage, GE Look Ahead, Power, Renewables

Where to put the power: The rise of renewable energy makes grid-storage vital to electricity systems

Nicholas Newman GE Look Ahead March 2015 The rise of renewable energy makes grid-storage vital to electricity systems Electricity storage serves multiple purposes in electricity systems. Utilities use it to husband surplus power for later use, rail systems are harvesting and storing electricity from regenerative braking to power trains elsewhere […]

Copy writing, Corporate Journalism, Interview

Creating the better communicator

Nicholas Newman B4 Magazine March 2015 Based on an interview with Oxford Professional Consulting’s Managing Director, Alison Haill. When executives have problems – in making decisions, developing their teams or needing to improve their leadership skills – they go to Oxford Professional Consulting, Oxford’s leading business management, coaching and training […]

advertorial, construction, Copy writing, Corporate Journalism, Interview, Journalism

Savvy is ready for the upturn

Nicholas Newman March B4 Magazine A feature based on interviews with Steve Dunne, MD Savvy Group and Jon Peart, Director Savvy Construction. It is becoming increasingly clear that the Thames Valley region surrounding Oxford has seen the early signs of a major housing and construction upturn. One firm that is […]