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Exploration and Production, Oil

Oil Business Portfolio

A new direction for hydrocarbons All of the Caribbean Community Member States depend  heavily on fossil fuels, and are therefore sensitive to changes in the price of oil and natural gas.  Trinidad and Tobago and Suriname are the only countries out of the 15 Member States that are self-sufficient in oil and gas, […]

Energy Saving, Europe, Gas, Innovation, North America, Petroleum Review, Power, Power Grid, Technology, Trains, Transport

Power-train plans

Nicholas Newman Petroleum Review September 2013. Modern trains can be powered by a wide variety of fuels including nuclear, bio-fuels, solar, batteries, hydrogen and gas. However, the most dominant fuel source for powering the global rail-road industry today remains diesel and electric – although coal or wood-burning steam trains still […]

African Review, Design, Gas, Innovation, Oil, Oil Review Africa, Shipping, Transport

Drivers for tanker design

Nicholas Newman Oil Review Africa – October – Issue 5 – 2015. Around 90 per cent of the world’s trade in goods, is carried by sea. According to Shipping Intelligence Weekly , there were approximately 58,000 cargo carrying ships operating in June 2012. It has been calculated that maritime shipping […]

Australia, Energy Policy, Energy Saving, Energy Security, Petroleum Review, Power, Power Grid, Renewables

Power Prices Climb

Nicholas Newman Petroleum Review December 2014. Australian power prices have doubled in the past five years. Today, the nation’s households pay just under 30.8 cents per kilowatt-hour (c/kWh) for electricity, compared to 11.69 c/kWh in Canada and Germany 36.25 c/kWh, according to the UK’s Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC). Australian power prices are well above the Eurostat 2014 EU average […]

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Power Generation Portfolio

What if nuclear becomes as cheap as gas power generation by 2050? Over the past few decades we have heard the promise that nuclear power will become so cheap, it will be not worth metering.  http://issuu.com/heditionmagazine/docs/h_edition_issue_11_page_plan_digi__/13?e=13703612/12339987 Could you cut your business electricity costs with DECC’s Electricity Demand Reduction Pilot? DECC’s […]