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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 […]

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Recent work in April

Here are a few examples describing or introducing some of my recent energy journalism, copywriting and other corporate communication work, which I have completed for various clients during the month of April 2017. AFROIL Anadarko in Africa This feature looks at the activities of Anadarko Petroleum in Africa, which ranks […]

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Anadarko in Africa

Nicholas Newman Afroil April 2017 The US independent has driven interest in a number of African plays, although its recent focus has been on North American plays, writes Nicholas Newman Anadarko Petroleum ranks amongst the world’s largest independent exploration and production companies, with 1.72 billion barrels of proven reserves at the […]

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How Africa is solving its energy crisis?

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 […]

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The prospects for wind power

The prospects for wind power

Nicholas Newman November 2015 African Review Why the wind power industry in Africa is expected to experience a huge boost in installed capacity over the next few years. While wind power on the continent currently makes up only one per cent of total electricity, or 1 GW, there is an additional […]

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