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Energy, Gas, Oil, Petroleum Review, Pipeline Coating, Pipelines

Britain’s first subsea-to-shore gas Field

Nicholas Newman Petroleum Review August 2017 Lying 125 kilometres west of the Shetland Islands are the Laggan-Tormore gas fields, an export pipeline, and a newly constructed gas-processing plant all constructed and installed in a climate similar to Southern Alaska. Total’s £3.5billion Laggan-Tormore gas development was Britain’s second largest construction project, […]

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 […]

Gas, Liquid Natural Gas, North America, Pipeline Gas Journal, Pipelines, Technology, Trains, Transport

Delivering Gas Off-Grid in North America

July 2017, Vol. 244, No. 7 By Nicholas Newman, Contributing Editor Pipeline Gas Journal July 2017 Virtual pipelines are scheduled shipments of natural gas between two points – from A to B – by road, rail or sea without a fixed pipeline. Virtual pipeline operations are usually to be found […]

Africa, Energy, Eniday, Investment, Nigeria, Power Grid, Technology, Trains, Transport

Africa’s trains in the future

Nicholas Newman Eniday July 2017 Today, it is rare to see Africa’s locomotives using coal as a fuel of choice. Instead, it is likely to be diesel or electric engines pulling the continent’s freight and passenger trains. Across Africa, a rail investment boom is taking place, resulting in plans to invest $30 billion on 6,835 […]