Tag: gas

Africa, Afroil

NEW BUSINESS MODEL NEEDED

Nicholas Newman AFROIL Week 20 Page 5 2017 A round-up of themes raised at Flame Amsterdam, Europe’s premier gas and LNG conference concerning Africa’s gas prospects. The prevailing view was that changes in the very nature of demand for power would make established business models obsolete.  Widespread adoption of new […]

Flame Conference, Gas, Liquid Natural Gas

The World Energy Outlook 2017

Nicholas Newman Flame Amsterdam Conference Blog May 2017 “The world is starting to see a slowdown in CO2 emissions” stated Tim Gould of the IEA. “ Part of it is due to governments introducing  energy reforms, and  in part because coal is no longer the lead growth fuel”. A common […]

Europe, Flame Conference, Gas, Liquid Natural Gas, North America, Northern Europe, Pipelines

Gas brings bargain opportunities

Nicholas Newman February 2017 The advent of rising gas supplies has allowed the US and Mexico, in particular, to raise gas consumption and cut their greenhouse gas emissions. In Europe, where energy security and renewables enjoy priority, gas has always been important. In all three markets, emissions are lower. This […]

Energy, Gas

Are hopes of a golden age of gas over?

Nicholas Newman Flame Blog July 2016 In many quarters, gas is viewed as a ‘bridge’ to a low-carbon future, in which a combination of renewable energy and perhaps nuclear, play a major role in reducing greenhouse gas emissions and containing temperature rises. Some, require the bridging phase towards renewables to […]

Africa, coal, Energy Policy, Gas, Journalism, Nuclear, Oil, Pipelines, South Africa, Technology

How Africa is solving its energy crisis?

Nicholas Newman This list of links below is to articles I have written and published covering how investors, operators, policy makers and regulators have tackled the problem of delivering affordable and reliable energy projects in a profitable manner in Africa. Gas to Power Projects – Options for gas to power […]