Tag: Total

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America, Energy, North America, Oil

$100 Oil By Christmas?

Thanks to OPEC and Russia’s agreement to restrict supply, and rising world demand for crude, the Brent oil price has climbed past $82 a barrel, a big increase on the $56 prevailing at the same time last year and a four-year high. Also, the collapse in oil prices in 2014 […]

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Energy, Energy Policy, Eniday, Investment

Oil majors and the world of utilities

Facing the prospect of a 25 percent increase in global electricity consumption, with bigger roles for gas, renewable power, and electric vehicles gradually replacing petrol and diesel, big oil companies are now diversifying into Europe’s power sector… BP, Eni, Shell, Statoil and Total are taking steps to compete in Europe’s power sector, a […]

Energy, Eniday, Gas, Oil, Petroleum Review, Pipeline Gas Journal, Power, Technology

Recent work in June

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 June. Content Cloud Biomass Market Prospects A look at the investment prospects of investing in biomass heat and power […]

Energy, Europe, Exploration and Production, Gas, Ingenia magazine, Northern Europe, Western Europe

In deep water: the UK’s first subsea-to-shore gas plant

Nicholas Newman Ingenia magazine September  2016 Lying 125 kilometres west of the Shetland Islands, the Laggan-Tormore project involved the development of two gas fields and construction of a gas-processing plant and export pipeline in some challenging circumstances. David Hainsworth, Operations Manager of Exploration and Production at Total UK, speaks to Nicholas […]

Britain, Eniday, Exploration and Production, Gas, Northern Europe, Oil, Shipping, Transport, Wind Power

What’s next for Britain’s oil capital?

Nicholas Newman Eniday August 2016 Last year, the UK’s oil and gas sector suffered a 30 percent drop in revenues, 43 percent of the North Sea fields operated at a loss and 65,000 jobs were lost. Likewise, investment in new projects took a hit, falling from an average of £8 billion […]