Words of Wisdom:

"starting is the first step towards failure" - Poin_dexter

Paper on Msc Energy Systems and Environment

  • Date Submitted: 08/27/2011 07:21 PM
  • Flesch-Kincaid Score: 45 
  • Words: 30330
  • Essay Grade: no grades
  • Report this Essay
University of Strathclyde
Department of Mechanical Engineering
MSc Energy Systems and the Environment

Thesis Title:

“Investigation of the expansion of the natural gas network and uses in Greece, as well as the impendent need for carbon capture and sequestration”

By Panagiotis Karnouskos

Glasgow, 2005

Declaration of author’s rights: The copyright of this dissertation belongs to the author under the terms of the United Kingdom Copyright Acts as qualified by the University of Strathclyde Regulation 3.49. Due acknowledgement must always be made of the use of any material contained in, or derived from, this dissertation. 2


First I would like to thank my supervisor Mr R Craig McLean for his guidance, cooperation and entrustment to my work. Also professor Joe Clarke, the course director, for not only allowing me to choose free the topic I was most interested in, but also for providing me inspiration to it.

Last, but not least, I would like to express my gratitude to my parents Giannis and Vasiliki, as well as my brother Akis for the support they provided me throughout my studies.


Many countries around the world in an effort to cope with the rising demand of energy and the low emission legislation at the same time, have introduced natural gas. Greece first introduced natural gas quite recently, in 1997. The purpose of this thesis is to investigate the expansion of the natural gas network and applications in Greece till today, as well as the future steps to be followed. Also to investigate the methods that have to be applied in order to deal with CO2 emissions, due to the fact that natural gas appears not to be the ultimate solution to the emission problem. This thesis is divided into three chapters. In chapter 1 an introduction to natural gas is made in order to make the reader familiar with natural gas, with useful background information about its origin, history and components. Then the main processes...


Express your owns thoughts and ideas on this essay by writing a grade and/or critique.

  1. No comments