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Gas set to shine as African nations wake up to potential

The Cinderella of energy, natural gas, is at last taking to the stage across Africa as countries embrace it as a cheap source of energy. By 2017 Africa had proven natural gas reserves of 503.3 trillion cubic feet, according to the International Energy Agency. Until recently however, it was oil that was the focus of […]

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EUGAL Pipeline: 292 km of the project awarded to Bonatti and Max Streicher

Gascade, a subsidiary of BASF and Gazprom, has awarded the construction of 6 lots of the EUGAL Gas Pipeline to the Joint Venture between Bonatti and Max Streicher. The Pipeline will be powered by the Nord Stream 2, the gas transport network that connects Siberia to the heart of Europe via the Baltic Sea. The […]

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NIMASA expresses discontent over structure of oil & gas, maritime industry

Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA has indicated that the current structure of the oil and gas as well as the maritime sectors are counter productive to the nation’s economic development and local content initiatives. Source: NIMASA expresses discontent over structure of oil & gas, maritime industry – Vanguard News

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Pipelines make energy safer, more affordable

Per reports, Virginia’s Division of Energy is working on a strategic vision for what the commonwealth’s energy policy should look like in the coming decades, and it is taking suggestions.Here’s a good one: Approve the build-out of more pipelines, which federal and industry studies show are 4.5 times safer than moving the same amount of […]

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Qatar Petroleum in talks over potential German LNG terminal

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Qatar Petroleum, the world’s top supplier of liquefied natural gas (LNG), is talking to German energy firms Uniper and RWE about cooperating on a potential local LNG terminal, its chief executive told a paper. “We have a serious interest in participating in a German LNG terminal and are talking to Uniper and […]

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Nigeria’s oil firm to use solar to power retail outlets

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says it will use solar power generation to power all its retail outlets.The Spokesman of NNPC, Mr. Ndu Ughamadu, said in Abuja on Tuesday that the  NNPC also signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in China with two consortia for the development of sustainable biofuels. The two MoUs on […]

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Great Lakes Pipeline Take Two – by

Against a political backdrop of heightened public awareness of the risks Canadian tar sands oil spills might carry for human health and the environment, Michigan governor Gretchen Whitmer took legal action this past Friday to shut down a pipeline that transports oil beneath the channel that links two of the Great Lakes. A seemingly minor […]

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The Evolving Definition of Green Energy in the EU – by

Natural gas has long been touted as one of the cleaner fuels used to power our economies. More recently it has even acquired the coveted green label. But the EU is ready to deny gas power plants and gas pipelines the green investment label as they will not be classed as a sustainable investment in […]

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Boardwalk Pipelines Focuses on Values Distinguishing The Great from the Average – by

Pipeline companies, like all organizations coping with the exigencies of the Corona virus, are entertaining new ideas to carry themselves through the rough patch. Boardwalk Pipelines is one such company from Houston, Texas. The main lesson leaders at Boardwalk Pipelines have taken away from the coronavirus pandemic is that communication and respect in the workplace […]

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China’s Sinopec To Accelerate Push into Hydrogen Energy – by

China’s state-owned oil major Sinopec has announced it plans to greatly expand its interest in the country’s pioneering hydrogen sector. The company has announced it will invest some $13 billion to develop the hydrogen chain starting upstream, by building new industrial capacity to produce hydrogen at scale, to downstream activities including new refuelling stations for […]