Tag: Mozambique

Africa, Afroil, Gas, Liquid Natural Gas, Oil

BP in Africa

Nicholas Newman AFROIL October 2017 To meet increasing global demand for cleaner energy from industry and the power sector, BP is shifting its product portfolio towards gas. By 2025 the company expects 60 percent of its production to be gas compared with 50 percent today.  75 percent of BP’s planned start-ups […]

Africa, Afroil, America, Copy writing, Corporate Journalism, Energy, Energy Management, Engineers, Eniday

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 […]

Africa, Afroil, Gas, Oil, South Africa

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 […]

Africa, Afroil, Energy, Gas, Liquid Natural Gas

Mozambique on hold

Nicholas Newman February 2017 Week 07 The East African state of  Mozambique has sizeable gas volumes, but it lacks the commercial means to bring them to market, writes Nicholas Newman Mozambique’s natural gas resources, at 180 tcf (5.1 tcm), could make the country a leading light as a gas exporter […]

Energy Policy, Energy Security, Energy Storage, Energy Trading, Gas, National Grid, Pipelines, Power, Shipping, South Africa

Options for gas to power in South Africa

Nicholas Newman South Africa’s is facing chronic electricity supply problems, which have resulted in the power system being extremely constrained and vulnerable, which has resulted in load shedding at times.  Its problems are occurring, in part due to problems experienced in completing new generating and distribution capacity to meet on-going […]