Tag: Natural gas

Energy & Utilities

Mining & Resources

Is natural gas a ‘game changer’ for Africa’s economy?

Godwin Sweto is the current managing director of South African firm Encorex, who specialise in energy consulting, strategy advisory, investment and petroleum product trading. We caught up with Godwin who will be speaking at the Onshore Gas Africa conference in a couple of months as he shares with us his insights regarding natural gas and its potential to be a game changer…

24 Feb 2015, by Informa Insights

Mining & Resources

ExxonMobil $1bn gas plant to support jobs

The construction of a new $1 billion gas conditioning plant in Victoria is expected to support thousands of jobs and boost the economy. The ExxonMobil project will enable the development of new offshore gas fields in the Gippsland Basin, with the state government claiming it will underpin eastern Australia's energy needs well into the future. Peter…

9 Dec 2013, by Informa Insights

Mining & Resources

Fracking ‘the best green option of this decade’

Fracking could be one of the best green options of the decade, one industry commentator has argued. Bjorn Lomborg, president of the Copenhagen Consensus Center and author of The Skeptical Environmentalist, wrote in an article for USA Today that fracking has led to a "dramatic transition" to natural gas. This shift is important for environmentalists…

4 Oct 2013, by Informa Insights