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Asia, Central Asia, Eastern Europe, Energy Security, Engineers, Northern Europe, Petroleum Review, Technology

Despite the sanctions Transneft keeps on growing

Transneft is the world’s leading operator of around 70,000 kilometres of oil pipeline in a network linking oil fields and refineries across the European continent, as well as to markets in Central Asia and China. See Table 1.  Indeed, Transneft shifts eight times the amount of crude oil compared with […]

Energy, Europe, Gas, Pipeline Gas Journal, Pipelines

Dutch owned Gasunie at heart of magic gas roundabout

Nicholas Newman Pipeline Gas Journal August 2016 In the heart of Europe’s gas network operates N.V. Nederlandse Gasunie, usually known as Gasunie. Gasunie is a Dutch state-owned European gas infrastructure company that provides transportations services for the movement of natural gas and green gas in Holland and parts of northern […]

Eastern Europe, Energy, Europe, Gas, Investment, National Grid, Nuclear, Petroleum Review, Power, Power Grid, Renewables

Problem Solved

Nicholas Newman Petroleum Review June 2016   Historically, the economies, politics and energy sectors of the Baltic States – Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania – were highly dependent on their powerful neighbour, Russia.  Between 1990, the year of their independence and 2003, when they joined the European Union, these countries remained […]

America, Country Reports, Gas, Pipeline Gas Journal, Pipelines

Canadian gas exports to US

FATE OF CANADA’S EXPORT PIPELINES DEPENDENT ON LNG PERMITS Nicholas Newman Pipeline Gas Journal July 2015 With reserves of 1,093 Tcf, Canada is the world’s fifth-largest producer of dry natural gas, ranking behind the United States, Russia, Iran and Qatar.

Asia, Energy Policy, Exploration and Production, Gas, Pipeline Gas Journal, Pipelines

CASPIAN REGION’S NEWLY INDEPENDENT NATIONS LOOK FOR HIGHER GAS PROFITS

Nicholas Newman Pipeline Gas Journal June 2015 The Caspian region of Central Asia is one of the world’s most important oil and gas-producing regions. Until recently, Caspian gas traveled thousands of miles via largely Soviet-built pipelines to eastern Russia where a portion of it was re-exported to Europe at two […]