ATTENTION TO THE TRANSITION …. ECOLOGICAL

It is necessary to understand that the technology that will drive the energy transition, whether through green mobility or renewable energy, is mineral-intensive.

Copper, zinc and aluminum are used in the production of photovoltaic panels, wind turbines and electric vehicles.

The consumption of these metals is set to increase dramatically with the development of energy and green mobility, especially since these technologies are particularly mineral-intensive. An offshore wind farm requires 17 times more metal than a gas-fired power plant of the same capacity, an onshore wind farm eight times more and a photovoltaic park nine times more.

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Copper is a key component in the energy transition: while a natural gas power plant needs a ton of copper to produce one megawatt of electricity, it takes twice as much to produce the same amount of energy with onshore wind and three times as much for photovoltaic panels.

The same goes for electric vehicles, which require three to four times more copper than internal combustion vehicles.

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All these metals have a common denominator: they are produced by the mining industry, often by companies whose mining or transport activities are often the subject of controversy, with practices that are criticized or even discredited, by those who promote the cause of sustainable development

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Akyo Toyoda (PRESIDENTE TOYOTA) mette in guardia la politica: una transizione troppo rapida verso l’auto elettrica rischia di far crollare l’industria.

“Quando i politici fanno sapere di volersi liberare di tutte le auto che usano benzina capiscono cosa significherebbe tutto questo? Più veicoli elettrici produciamo, più salgono le emissioni di anidride carbonica”. Parole pesanti che poi diventano macigni, quando Toyoda afferma che “una eccessiva velocità nella transizione verso l’auto elettrica rischia di far collassare l’attuale modello di business dell’industria”.

GOOGLE TRANSLATOR:“When the politicians say they want to get rid of all the cars that use gasoline, do they understand what all this would mean? The more electric vehicles we produce, the higher the carbon dioxide emissions ”. Heavy words that then become boulders, when Toyoda states that “excessive speed in the transition to the electric car risks collapsing the current business model of the industry”.

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Egypt’s SUMED oil pipeline approaches traders hit by Suez blockage

SUMED links the Red and Mediterranean Seas with a capacity of over 2.5 million barrels per day. About 1.3 million bpd flowed through the system in 2018, the US Energy Information Administration said.
The pipeline is majority-owned by Egypt’s state oil company EGPC while Saudi Aramco, the Kuwait Investment Authority and Qatar Petroleum have smaller shares.

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Simon Rose, co-founder and chief executive officer of Dahlman Rose & Co., discusses the outlook for seaborne trade through the Suez Canal and importance of the SuMed pipeline transporting crude…

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Arab Petroleum Pipeline Co. has established a fully equipped product hub at their Ain Sukhna complex on the Red Sea Coast in Egypt. The hub includes both onshore and offshore facilities. The onshore facility comprises 61 product storage tanks with a total capacity of 2,125 million m³, and two 50 km long unidirectional pipelines to the city of Suez. The diameter of the individual product storage tanks varies from 21 to 59 m.

The offshore facility comprises a jetty and berths (500-160,000 DWT) including a topside pipeline and other auxiliaries. The hub includes an offshore single point mooring for very large crude carriers (VLCC), connected via a sea pipeline. The offshore facility is intended to accommodate future expansions to handle up to 24 million tonnes per annum of various products.

Natural Power trucks

The Stralis Natural Power trucks maximise the environmental advantages of natural gas delivering a reduction of between 40% and 50% in fuel costs compared to their diesel equivalents and emissions reductions of up to 90% of nitrogen dioxide, 99% of particulate matter and 10% carbon dioxide increasing to 95% when biomethane is used.

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PETROLEUM AND CORONAVIRUS

Since the beginning of the Coronavirus pandemic, there has been a loss of 1/3rd global demand – more than 30 million barrels per day (BPD). 

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The virus instilled a level of uncertainty for oil traders, but the catalyst for the initial drop in price can be attributed to the escalating price war between Russia and Saudi for market share, eventually leading Saudi to flood the market with oil.

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This oversupply dragged WTI prices below $20 a barrel at the end of March. Thus, increasing divergence in power politics from major producers created an initial frenzy in the oil market and an increasingly unsettling omen for investors.

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In macroeconomic terms, Coronavirus has wiped out approximately 25 million jobs in the US, taking out all the jobs created since the 2003 and 2008 recessions. Central Banks globally have cut interest rates, restarted Quantitative Easing and provided other fiscal stimuli to try and keep the economy afloat.

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The longer-term consequences of Coronavirus are still unknown. In the meantime, a deflationary ripple effect across the global economy can be seen, as Central Banks attempt to sustain economies’ survival as the Coronavirus pandemic continues to debilitate businesses and paralyzes transportation worldwide.

 

“The jump in the price of oil to the concrete promise of a vacino must not make us forget the industrial and employment crisis that will hit us in 2021.”

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Oil’s gains weren’t necessarily all about the vaccine, however, with analysts noting remarks by Saudi Arabia’s energy minister that signaled openness to tweaking the agreement between the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and its allies, a group known as OPEC+, on production cuts.

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Storia e tecnica: Grandiosi progetti italiani

Il canale del petrolio

The Sumed pipeline (also known as Suez-Mediterranean pipeline) is an oil pipeline in Egypt, running from the Ain Sukhna terminal on the Gulf of Suez to offshore Sidi Kerir, Alexandria on the Mediterranean Sea. It provides an alternative to the Suez Canal for transporting oil from the Persian Gulf region to the Mediterranean.

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Il grandioso progetto SUMED (Egitto 1979)

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Fabio Pellarin

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1979

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Un consorzio composto da quattro Società italiane, Saipem e Snamprogetti del Gruppo Eni, Montubi e Cimi della Finsider, ha realizzato in Egitto un sistema di oleodotti per il trasporto del greggio da Suez nel Mar Rosso, ad Alessandria, nel Mediterraneo. Il film illustra le varie fasi della realizzazione dell’importante opera.

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The Sumed pipeline is 320 kilometres (200 mi) long. It consists of two parallel lines of 42 inches (1,070 mm) diameter. Its capacity is 2.5 million barrels per day (400×103 m3/d).

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In 2009 it carried 1.1 million barrels per day (170×103 m3/d).

TODAY:

Arab Petroleum Pipeline Co. ( SUMED) has established a fully equipped product hub at their Ain Sukhna complex on the Red Sea Coast in Egypt. The hub includes both onshore and offshore facilities. The onshore facility comprises 61 product storage tanks with a total capacity of 2,125 million m³, and two 50 km long unidirectional pipelines to the city of Suez. The diameter of the individual product storage tanks varies from 21 to 59 m.

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The offshore facility comprises a jetty and berths (500-160,000 DWT) including a topside pipeline and other auxiliaries. The hub includes an offshore single point mooring for very large crude carriers (VLCC), connected via a sea pipeline and marine hoses. The offshore facility is intended to accommodate future expansions to handle up to 24 million tonnes per annum of various products.

 

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La Nigeria ha le maggiori riserve di gas in Africa

SBLOCCARE IL GAS NATURALE PER AIUTARE A GENERARE LA CRESCITA ECONOMICA

La Nigeria ha le maggiori riserve di gas in Africa, meno del 25% di tali riserve è oggi sfruttato.

Le società petrolifere presenti in Nigeria continuano a contribuire allo sviluppo economico del paese fornendo gas per soddisfare le esigenze domestiche, la produzione di energia e i processi industriali. Il gas è soprattutto consegnato al mercato di esportazione del gas naturale liquefatto (GNL)

La distribuzione nel Paese, sino a pochi anni fa, era vincolata a piccole condotte private, come ad esempio quella di SHELL, per la fornitura a impianti di generazione di corrente elettrica in aree private ben definite. Esistono diversi progetti per la creazione di centrali con turbine a gas.

Il Governo Federale della Nigeria ha reso prioritario sbloccare e sfruttare il potenziale di questa risorsa per aumentare la fornitura di energia domestica e industriale, aumentare gli standard di vita e sostenere la crescita economica e la diversificazione sostenibili.

ESPANSIONE DELLA PRODUZIONE DI GAS

E’ in via di potenziamento la produzione di gas naturale per l’utilizzo domestico. Ci sono ambizioni di crescita nei settori off-shore che includono l’espansione della produzione di gas naturale.
Il gas rimane una risorsa strategica in un mercato globale sempre più competitivo.

Per la Nigeria la “riserva” principale di gas è il recupero dello stesso nelle aree di produzione petrolifera, dove attualmente viene, minimamente, utilizzato per la re-iniezione nei pozzi, mentre la gran quantità è ancora bruciata nell’atmosfera.

Le attuali opportunità di utilizzare il gas in Nigeria includono: Gas per re-iniezione, Gas per energia, Gas per petrolchimica (come materia prima), Gas naturale liquefatto (GNL), Gas di petrolio liquefatto (GPL) e Gas naturale compresso (GNC).

AUTOTRAZIONE

In Nigeria, l’uso del metano come carburante per autotrazione presenta gli ovvi vantaggi che stanno portando in tutto il mondo a una nuova valorizzazione di questo carburante, ma occorre aggiungere che il Paese, pur essendo uno dei maggiori produttori di petrolio, non è autosufficiente nella produzione di benzina e gasolio:

i prodotti raffinati sono importati e il Governo versa un notevole contributo per calmierarne il prezzo sul mercato locale; oltre a ciò occorre tener presente che il prezzo del gasolio è superiore a quello della benzina e che l’ottanta percento dei trasporti sono effettuati su gomma….è chiaro, da ciò, che i risparmi in gioco nell’utilizzo del metano (GNC) costituiscano un obbiettivo per il Paese e per gli autotrasportatori.

Alcune società sono già impegnate nella distribuzione del gas con auto cisterne per il rifornimento di alcuni clienti o alcuni piccoli distributori, oggi si sta potenziando questa distribuzione con la creazione di vere stazione di servizio e centri di stoccaggio.

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Sudan and South Sudan peace agreement

A new peace agreement signed between Sudan and South Sudan last month to cooperate on capacity building in the oil and gas industry has spurred investor interest in South Sudan.

The Sudan government was instrumental in supporting South Sudan in the resumption of oil production at Toma South, which had been offline for five years. Oil output levels have risen to 135,000 bpd with an aim to achieve oil production of 350,000 bpd.

The promise of higher oil production and more drilling activity has gained the interest of many investors including state-owned oil companies Petronas, CNPC and ONGC Videsh.

Africa Oil and Power CEO Guillaume Doane said, “South Sudan is on a run, there is no denying that. You can feel the change in the air and that is thanks to the peace agreement and the enabling investment climate that the government has implemented.”

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“Even without new exploration, the country has the capacity to become the third largest oil producer in sub-Saharan Africa. With a solid peace deal in place, South Sudan is one of Africa’s most exciting and prospective resource plays,” he added.

The government of South Sudan is keen to increase exploration activity in the country and attract new participants to the market. Russia’s Zarubezhneft has also signed a memorandum of understanding with South Sudan on October to explore four oil blocks.

Ezekiel Lol Gatkuoth, the minister of petroleum, told that South Sudan’s proven oil reserves stand at 3.5bn bbl but could be as large as 13bn bbl, according to the Ministry’s technical team.

 

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Bin Salman, Trump and Putin are calling the market shots

OPEC has lost what control of the oil market it ever had. The actions (or tweets) of three men — Presidents Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin and Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman — will determine the course of oil prices in 2019 and beyond. But of course they each want different things.

L’OPEC ha perso il controllo del mercato petrolifero che ha mai avuto.

Le azioni (o tweet) di tre uomini – i presidenti Donald Trump e Vladimir Putin e il principe ereditario Mohammed Bin Salman – determineranno il corso dei prezzi del petrolio nel 2019 e oltre. Ma ovviamente ognuno vuole cose diverse.

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SPM-Tanker-Maine hosesWhile OPEC struggles to find common purpose, the U.S., Russia and Saudi Arabia dominate global supply. Together they produce more oil than the 15 members of OPEC. All three are pumping at record rates and each could raise output again next year, although they may not all choose to do so. 

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Mentre l’OPEC lotta per trovare uno scopo comune, gli Stati Uniti, la Russia e l’Arabia Saudita dominano l’offerta globale. Insieme producono più petrolio dei 15 membri dell’OPEC. Tutti e tre stanno pompando a velocità record e ognuno potrebbe aumentare di nuovo la produzione l’anno prossimo, anche se potrebbero non tutti scegliere di farlo.

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