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Energy, Engineers, Gas, Technology

Siemens AG

Nicholas Newman Business trip to Siemens AG Headquarters in Berlin Germany and its turbine test centre near Potsdam. The trip’s destination was the historic main factory for gas turbine development and production. Here we met Sebastian Piegert, Head of Additive Manufacturing for Large Gas Turbines and Tobias Mueller, Manager Component Testing. Amongst the many […]

Afrelec, African Review, Australia, Daily Telegraph, Eniday, Marketing, Petroleum Review, Pipeline Coating, Pipeline Gas Journal, Shale Gas Guide, South Africa

Recent Work In October

Here are a few examples of my recent energy journalism and other corporate communication work, which I have completed for various clients during the month of October 2016. AFRELEC South Africa invites bidders to invest in its gas to power projects Because of issuing of Preliminary Information Memorandum this October, […]

Africa, Asia, Energy, Energy Trading, Gas, Innovation, Liquid Natural Gas, Pipelines, Shipping, South Africa, South East Asia, South East Europe, Technology, Transport

Virtual pipelines a solution for small scale LNG

Nicholas Newman Never heard of virtual pipelines, well I had better explain they are scheduled shipments of oil and gas transported by barge, ship, rail or road tanker to customers located beyond existing pipeline networks. Here is a snap-shot of some of the market developments and innovations worldwide concerned with virtual LNG […]

Africa, African Review, African Review of Business and Technology, Energy, Power, Power Grid, Renewables

Are gensets the answer to Africa’s power problem?

Nicholas Newman African Review October 2016 Africa is at tipping point. Millions face power shortages due to unreliability. Could gen sets be the answer to these African energy prayers? Nicholas Newman reports Africa is a big market for gensets, according to Price Waterhouse Coopers. It expects expenditure to increase by […]