The end of diesel

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This article was written in summer 2015, before the break of…

Drowning in LPG

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Anyone checking regularly on the oil price must blush from time…

Fighting the wrong war

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It’s a staple of the green movement. CO2 is bad for the planet.…

The end of the oil price cycle

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Since my very earliest days in the Natural Gas business, I have…

Are diesel emissions a human rights violation?

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The European Convention of Human Rights (ECHR) was born on September…

Unpredictable energy markets – or just the turn of the architect

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In the second installment of the famous Matrix trilogy, Neo meets…

Persian gas for the emerging Gulf gas market

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One of the first assignments I had, when I joined the gas world,…

LNG in Africa - LNG is not a rich man’s fuel

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I have been writing about LNG in Africa for years now. Remember?…

For our children - and ourselves

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Its more than 3 years now that I am fighting for some improved…

In the crosshairs - how diesel makes us mutants

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We all believe that protecting the environment around us is something…

Use it or lose it for African flares

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Africa - just like many other regions on earth - suffers from…

The great EURO 6 scam

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Now it's official. Since September 1st this year, all new diesel…

Microbial Coal Conversion - putting lignite coal to good use

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Good ideas are incredibly frequent and it’s even more astonishing…

My 28 Dollar WTI wager

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In July 2014 I made a wager. I said that before March 2016 (don’t…

Cold energy - how Stirling can help energy efficiency

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Who knows what a Stirling engine is? Most of us won’t. Well,…

Is your energy job safe?

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A couple of days ago I had a conversation with a trader friend…

Is shale a blessing in disguise for OPEC

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How many times have I written about the implications of shale…

LPG in Africa - may the games commence

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It is difficult not to be stunned by what happens in energy nowadays.…

Don't try to avoid the F-word in LNG

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There is a German saying. He, who does a voyage, shall have stories…

Iranian LNG for Europe - reality or pipe dream?

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Since my earliest days in LNG, I have lived with the specter…

Why pigs should not sing

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After nearly a decade in LNG I tend to believe that I should…

Is the Nigerian fuel crisis the mother of energy opportunities?

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The news about the current Nigerian fuels crisis is already spreading…

Micro generation - the next African mobile phone revolution

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When I was exposed to Sub-Saharan Africa for the first time in…

OPEC’s catch 22

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This is not my first post on the current oil price dilemma and…

Could the Emirates be to the Middle Eastern gas market what the UK was to European one

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In the mid Nineties, the UK transformed its gas market unleashing liberalization.…

Was shale a frackin bubble?

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Those who have spent the last 10 years in oil and gas were in…

The third reign of life – clean energy from another realm

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Most of us will remember from our time at school that life divides…

AGRI and a new energy future for the Black Sea region

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2011 I was briefly involved in a project called AGRI - the Azerbaijan,…

How to beat chicken and egg in LNG bunkering

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Just imagine it’s Christmas but nobody is there. That’s a…

Ragnarok for oil sellers – and you thought the mayhem is over

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All those interested in Norse mythology (I am sure there are…