Human-caused Climate Change is a major global threat

How Big Oil distorts climate change reality with tweaks in language   Sylvia Jaworska, of University of Reading explains that : Almost every climate scientist agrees human-caused climate change is a major global threat. Yet, despite efforts over the past 30 years to do something about it, emissions keep increasing. Any successful coordinated international response […]

Tracking the Dollar to tell the Future of Energy

Today, as we kick off 2018 not exactly in earnest as it should be, many in the MENA countries governments continue to bolster the fossil fuel industry whilst at the same time worldwide environmentalists say that it would be wiser to acknowledge change if only by tracking the Dollar to tell the future of energy […]

COP23 in Bonn, Germany on November 6 to 17, 2017

What Energy Transition for a new global energy mega-structure? Taking the opportunity of the COP23 in Bonn, Germany on November 6 to 17, 2017, this analysis addresses the strategic components of the necessary energy transition for Africa in general and specifically in Algeria. Far from the euphoria of the Paris Agreement, the signatories meet again […]

Projects that outmanoeuvred Low Oil Prices

The world’s future of oil and gas demand does more and more appear to be tied with that of China and India, as demand from the OECD countries declines. Italy as a typical OECD country never had an oil industry to speak of but did manage to have gone through all the ups and downs […]

Last place on Earth where Leaded petrol is Legal

Countries in the MENA region are more than often in a paradoxical situation that of being the last place on Earth where leaded petrol is legal.
Certain Octane compounds, although banished throughout the world are, still commercialized in certain countries as fuel additives made from Tetra-lead, explains AlgeriePart, a local Algerian media citing The Independent.  Tetra-lead or tetraethyl lead Tetraethyllead | Pb(C2H5)4 is an organometallic compound and an oily liquid that has been widely used until the early 2000s as an anti-knock additive in all internal combustion engines petrol . . . .

Goodbye Petrol, Hello Tesla

At a time when most car manufacturers are one after the other starting to, like for all of us, to realise and take for some of them the decision that soon every car launched will have an electric motor, there subsists doubts as to human activities have a bearing on the planet. Meanwhile scientists say the world may have already missed its chance to avoid catastrophic levels of global warming, according to a number of new research. But it is never too late and to reinforce what everyone knows perhaps instinctively, EVANNEX published an interesting post titled Goodbye Petrol, Hello Tesla written by Matt Pressman commenting a recent article of The Economist titled The death of the internal combustion engine, posted on August 15, 2017 of which we republished some excerpts here below.