|TOPIC OF THE ISSUE|
|FOLLOWING THE TREND OF ENERGY EFFICIENCY|
OILMARKET magazine in partnership with Ukrtatnafta held on at the Kremenchug refinery the conference «Kremenchug refinery 2017: Strategy Euro 5 — quality, guarantees, reliability»
The conference in Kremenchug marked the beginning of a very important trend in the Ukrainian fuel market. New opportunities for cooperation offered by the company Ukrtatnafta open unprecedented avenues of cooperation in a more efficient, modern format that is beneficial primarily for all Ukrainian motorists and entrepreneurs and supports Ukrainian fuel producers.
|EXPLORATION AND PRODUCTION|
|GEOFF PAPERO: UKRAINE IS ON THE CROSS ROAD AGAIN|
OILMARKET magazine met with Geoff Papero to discuss the current stagnant transitional state of Ukraine's natural gas indus try could be resolved to the mutual benefit of the investors and Ukraine's economy as areliable source of clean energy.
OILMARKET: Geoff prior to discussing Ukraine's energy investments field, growth potential and removing investments obstacles, let's talk about yourself, and provide the readers a portrait of your upstream
Europe's honeymoon with environmentally clean diesel is pretty much over
Now this craze for the diesel engines is obviously coming to an end. In ten years in the EU, the number of diesel car sales will tend to zero, and this, obviously, will again cost auto producers billions of euros.
Ukraine's LPG Association market in May the 10th anniversary as the LPG demand keeps growing at two digits pace!
The topic of the energy supplies diversification and Ukraine's real energy independence remained on the top of the agenda in May 2017. Ukraine's energy independence is fragile as it was over the 26 years since its been announced. Ukraine's state energy authorities pretend that avoiding direct (and cheaper) deals with the Gazprom and calling the more expensive reversal acquisitions of the Russian natural gas volumes from Europe is «diversification». At the same time they pretty much had buried the project of and an LNG terminal construction in the Black Sea and had transferred to the purchase of nuclear fuel from one monopolist in the east to another one in the west.
|EXPO 2017: A Marathon of Opportunities
The theme of this year's exhibition is devoted to the future of effective use of energy.
Researchers unanimously affirm that society must move to search for alternative energy. Scientists talk about the extraction of energy from underwater ocean currents, waves and ... from cosmic dust. And all this with the help of modern technologies, which, for instance promise to generate in one minute as much solar power (solar station with the active area of 10 to 10 meters) as a modern nuclear power plant.
|Wartsila is creating Africa's largest engine-solar PV hybrid power plant.|
Technology group Wartsila will supply a 15 MWp solar PV power plant to Essakane Solar SAS in Burkina Faso. The solar PV plant will be built next to a 55 MW Wartsila power plant currently running on heavy fuel oil.
|Test drilling with Russia's first ever polycrystalline diamond composite (PDC) drill bit successfully completed by Gazprom neft.|
On the 31 January 2017 Gazprom Neft has successfully completed pilot testing of Russia's first ever domestically produced polycrystalline diamond composite (PDC) drill bit, during pilot drilling at its Vyngapurovskoye field, Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug.