Energy Infrastructure Articles

  • Focus on 2018 Philconstruct and Show quality of BeiYi

    From November 8th-11th, 2018, The 2018 Philippine Construction Machinery and Mining Machinery Exhibition was successfully held at the World Trade Center in Manila, Philippines. This exhibition is mainly based on construction machinery. BeiYi has been actively and extensively communicating and sharing with various industries over the years, especially in the areas of production ...

  • Feature: Permian oil producers have a natural gas problem

    A natural gas bottleneck in the Permian Basin could force oil producers to shut wells or seek waivers to flare large amounts of natural gas if takeaway capacity does not catch up by the end of this year. Lack of natural gas pipelines could impact oil output Producers may seek to expand flaring to keep oil flowing Citi says severe glut ...


    By S&P Global Platts

  • Canada’s Other Energy Boom – Energy infrastructure is on the move.

    When it comes to energy infrastructure, Canada is on the move. Of course, that may seem like nothing new, given Canada’s lengthy energy history, particularly in the oil and gas industries. In this latest chapter, however, electricity is playing a major role. A confluence of factors have helped spur the need for more generation, which in turn is driving still another form of energy ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Identifying Leaks from Natural Gas Pipelines at a Safe Distance

    The use of natural gas, of which methane is the principle component, is increasing worldwide. According to the American Petroleum Institute methane meets 24% of U.S. energy demand and heats over 50% of all U.S. households. It also has many industrial uses, such as the manufacture of chemicals like ammonia, methanol, butane, ethane, propane and acetic acid; it is also an ingredient in products as ...

  • Pakistan’s energy dilemma: a call for global support

    With the beginning of the 21st century Pakistan is facing energy crisis. In the short term, protests against energy shortages are exacerbating tensions in this highly volatile and tenuous nation. In the long term, failure to invest in renewable energy will derail economic development and forestall sustainable growth, exacerbating an already incendiary short-term situation. The government has to ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • A comprehensive analysis of natural gas distribution pipeline incidents

    The objective of this paper is to provide a reference database for pipeline companies and/or regulators with an investigation of safety performance of US natural gas distribution pipelines. With a total of 3,679 natural gas distribution pipeline incidents between 1985 and 2010, nine safety indicators are statistically analysed in terms of the year, pipeline length, regions, pipeline diameter, ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Durisol Transformer Thermal barriers

    Armtec is proud to have built the first Durisol transformer thermal barrier in Western Canada and continue the tradition of offering innovative solutions at the best value to our customers. In 2011, Yukon Energy built a new172km long, 138kV transmission line from Carmacks to Stewart Crossing in the central Yukon Territory with the goal of connecting their northern and southern grids. Having one ...


    By Armtec

  • Urban engineering systems: some synthetic observations on materials

    Materials are a multi-suits science and an essential platform for practical engineering. It has multi-dimensional impacts to the society on energy, environment, medical science, transportation, communications, automobiles, aerospace, civil infrastructure, and so on and on. Rapid advances in the design and synthesis of new materials and associated technologies have prompted many major discoveries ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Energy Security

    Renewable & Clean Energy Solutions to Secure Energy Independence from Foreign Oil. FOREIGN OIL: As imports grow and world prices rise, the amount of money we send to foreign nations every year is soaring. At current oil prices, we will send $700 billion dollars out of the country this year alone — that’s four times the annual cost of the ...

  • Packaged system at Mechanical service co.

    Air Systems, Inc. (ASI) is a leading mechancical service company in the San Francisco Bay Area. They provide installation, maintenance, and service of HVAC equipment. http://www.airsystemsinc.com/ ASI is part of Emcor Group, Inc., a global leader in mechanical and electrical construction, energy infrastructure, and facilities services. Emcor is a Fortune 500 company: http://www.emcorgroup.com/ ...


    By Power Knot LLC

  • Agent-based modelling of energy infrastructure transitions

    Shaping energy transitions not only requires technical system innovation and redesign but also new policies, regulations, Research and Development (R&D) and investment strategies – a transition assemblage. Transition management thus equates to designing and implementing such an assemblage. Agent-Based Models (ABMs) may be used for ex-ante assessment of transition assemblage alternatives. To help ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Modelling competition between natural gas pipeline projects to China

    China's natural gas demand is expected to grow rapidly in the coming decades. Therefore the potential of several pipelines from Russia and other CIS countries to China has been investigated. A two-step game-theoretic procedure for the problem formulation is proposed to assess the projects' economic perspectives. In the instantaneous supply game the players determine optimal supply levels to the ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Safety and security of energy infrastructures in Europe: the EC–DG JRC's energy risks monitor project

    After mapping of current European Union (EU) regulations on the management of accidental risks related to natural hazards and different industrial activities, this paper discusses insights from past European Commission (EC) initiatives on harmonisation of assessment and management of safety risks. Next, for the specific case of the energy sector, the on-going development of a methodology and ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Power sector reforms in Uganda: status and achievements

    As part of its wider public enterprises reform and divestiture program, the government of Uganda developed and adopted the power sector restructuring and privatisation strategy. The sector reforms, apart from following the worldwide trend in energy sector reforms, were driven by the need for increased investments (especially private investments) in the sector and increased access to modern forms ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • New energy infrastructure development in the Asia-Pacific region

    The paper analyses the current status and future development of energy infrastructure in the Asia-Pacific region, which is considered as a precondition for regional economic growth. In particular, emphasis is given to natural gas, oil, coal and electricity. The paper includes a description of opportunities for regional energy trade and cooperation, which could provide solutions to energy security ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Analysis of the optimal configuration of energy transportation infrastructure in Asia with a linear programming energy system model

    It has become important to address the question of which energy related infrastructure, such as transcontinental natural gas pipelines, should be constructed in Asia. In addition, one needs to ask how energy demand should be satisfied securely and economically, as well as environmentally benignly, over the next decades. This study investigates the possible future configuration of energy and ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Corporate restructuring of the global energy industry: an overview of events and issues

    Before 1980, outside of the world's few major integrated oil companies, only a handful of energy companies could be considered multinational. In 1999, in addition to the scores of petroleum companies that can be classified as multinational, the scope of many electricity companies and natural gas transmission companies has become increasingly global. Through mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

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