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Eastern Europe, Energy Policy, Europe, Exploration and Production, Gas, Northern Europe, Power, Shale Gas Guide

The importance of gas in the EU energy mix

Nicholas Newman-  The Shale Gas Guide  Summer (May) 2015  – The importance of gas in the EU energy mix rose from just 18.0 percent in 1990 to 24.0 percent in 2012, due to a switch from coal to gas. In contrast, during the same period, total primary energy consumption rose […]

Asia, Central Asia, Gas, Gulf States, Pipelines

Uncertain Prospects for India’s Pipeline Ambitions

Nicholas Newman Pipeline Gas Journal May 2015 India, the second-most populous country in the world and fourth-largest energy consumer after China, the United States, and Russia, is home to abundant supplies of coal, oil and natural gas. Nevertheless, according to the International Energy Administration, India’s per capita energy consumption remains […]

advertorial, Geoscience, Ghostwriting

Web-based data management tool streamlines E&P analysis

Phoebe McMellon World Oil May 2015 Organizations in academia and industry support the development of new geological information tools to help geoscientists sift through huge quantities of data, and incorporate that data seamlessly into their workflow, leading to improved decision making and improving the odds of exploration success.    http://www.worldoil.com/magazine/2015/may-2015/features/web-based-data-management-tool-streamlines-ep-analysis

Gulf States, Strategic Communications, Technical Review Middle East, Technology

Saudi Arabia – A connected kingdom on the rise

Nicholas Newman Technical Review Middle East April 2015 The MENA region’s telecoms market is expected to show a compound annual growth rate (GAGR) of 2.9%, split between mobile (3.3%) and fixed (2.8%) between 2014 and 2018 by which time the market is expected to be worth at least $60billion. Saudi […]

America, Energy Management, Energy Policy, Energy Saving, Energy Security, Energy Storage, Middle East, North America, Petroleum Review, Renewables

Getting More for your Bucks!

Nicholas Newman Petroleum Review May 2015 With an annual energy bill of  $20 billion the Department of Defence is under pressure to cut its bills and improve energy security.  During 2015, the organisation is expected to spend  $15 billion on fuel for its military operations and $5 billion on power […]