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May 16, 2018
Ronald F. Cascone
Why is Food so Important? Besides being essential for life, next to language and religion, food and drink are perhaps the most significant aspect of human culture. We typically eat three meals a day...
Apr 9, 2018
Priyanka Khemka
Africa will be home to more than half of all the new people on earth between now and 2050. The continent will need more energy, and greater, more efficient agricultural production. Africa has been...
Kevin L. Boyle
Mar 1, 2018
Kevin L. Boyle
Nexant has served refiners, petrochemical makers, and renewable energy producers worldwide for 40 years, but lately we’ve been just visitors in the city at the center of the US energy universe. We...
May 16, 2017
Pat Sonti
The U.S. energy industry has undergone a major transformation over the last 10 years with advances in technology that have led to a substantial increase in shale-based gas and gas liquids production...
May 5, 2017
Pat Sonti
Over the last decade, solar (especially photovoltaics or PV) and wind energy have attracted substantial investment, via private equity, debt and grants, for enabling rapid deployment of these...
Feb 26, 2017
Priyanka Khemka
Dr. Nelly Mikhaiel
See the updated 2018 Fertilizer Outlook here . Introduction Africa’s burgeoning population, economic growth potential, and rich endowment with energy resources combine to render the region a hotspot...
Sep 29, 2016
Marisabel Dolan
Phosphate rock is the only significant commercial source of the element phosphorus. It consists of the calcium phosphate mineral apatite together with quartz, calcite, dolomite, clay, and iron oxide...
Sep 27, 2016
Dr. Nelly Mikhaiel
Priyanka Khemka
India’s gas industry is in a state of transition. The country faces a broadening gap between indigenous supply and demand. Thanks to India’s rising population and the ongoing quest to provide a...
May 8, 2016
Marisabel Dolan
We have seen dramatic changes in the last two years. The United States is now exporting LNG (the first shipment of LNG left the country in February 2016) and Iran’s oil sanctions were lifted during...