Energy

09. 03. 2017
There are so many reasons to be apprehensive about the Trump Presidency that it’s hard to know which ones really matter, and which are just part of his unremitting campaign to outrage people like me. But his approach to nuclear weapons is right up there as far as I’m...
Energy
20. 02. 2017
We hear a lot these days about how the oil and gas industry is winding down in the North Sea – and so it is. Which means that huge numbers of rigs, pipelines and other offshore facilities will need to be ‘decommissioned’ over the next ten years and beyond. At...
Energy
31. 01. 2017
It’s precisely this combination of factors that has made my involvement in the amazing Zayed Future Energy Prize (as a member of its Selection Committee from its inception) so utterly fascinating! The Prize celebrates everything that is good and exciting and planet-...
Energy
31. 01. 2017
I can’t help but think of the World Future Energy Summit as a great big oily bubble: despite the fact that the work of companies of every conceivable variety is on display in the Exhibition, with the alternative energy paradigm (renewables, storage, efficiency etc)...
Energy
30. 01. 2017
For me, the annual World Future Energy Summit in Abu Dhabi is the best possible place for trying to get my head around the global energy sector. And a strange and surprising place it is too. WFES has grown massively since I first attended it back in 2008, with 11,000 attendees,...
Energy