In the first half of 2015 Knightwrite edited the English language version of BP Azerbaijan’s quarterly publication Compass in addition to a regular newsletter produced for the Shah Deniz Phase 2 gas project in the Caspian sea.


A booklet describing the life and feats of Mike Cumberlege (see below) – In Search of Mike Cumberlege – was commissioned from Knightwrite and published in Spring 2015.

Book Review - Cumberlege









Robin Knight edited Issue 45 of the annual magazine of the Old Pangbournian Society – the 18th time he has done this. He also continued to manage the website of the OP Society

Robin Knight wrote a corporate profile for Petrofacts, the company magazine of the oil and gas services company Petrofac Ltd. It appeared in March 2015.

A book review written by Robin Knight about media coverage of violent conflict appeared in the Palestine-Israel Journal Vol. 20, No. 1.

During 2012-14 Knightwrite was involved in the editing of The Surtees Collection, a two-volume 800-page work listing nearly 11,000 mainly 18th & 19th century novels collected by Anthony Surtees. The books were published in the summer of 2014.

In 2013-14 Robin Knight conducted a major historical research project at the National Archives at Kew into the life of a forgotten World War Two hero, Lt. Cdr. C.M.B. Cumberlege, DSO and Bar. The 5,200 word article may be viewed on the Royal Navy Research Archive site at

In Search of Mike Cumberlege








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Knightwrite continued to provide editorial services for BP Azerbaijan’s Compass magazine including the Spring 2014 issue

OP Magazine No. 44, 2014








Issue 44 of the Old Pangbournian magazine, edited by Robin Knight, appeared in March 2014

Trinity Today cover Nov. 2013








A profile of Sir William Sargent, CEO of Framestore, was written by Robin Knight and appeared in the November, 2013, issue of “Trinity Today,” the magazine for alumni of Dublin University

In May 2012 Knightwrite edited an English-language version of Compass <ahref=”″.html”>

a BP publication for employees in Azerbaijan, Georgia and Turkey. This special 56-page publication celebrated 20 years’ oil production by BP in the Caspian region.









Other projects in 2012 have included the ninth issue of BP in Azerbaijan’s annual Sustainability Report which may be read at <ahref=””>

In March 2012 Issue 42 of The Pangbournian magazine was again edited by Knightwrite and an article about cruising on Cunard’s Queen Elizabeth liner appeared on

An e-version of A Road Less Travelled was published in August, 2012, through A press release can be read at <a href=”“>

In September 2011 Knightwrite published its first book – A Road Less Travelled by Robin Knight. A memoir of a varied and unusual career, reader reaction (shown elsewhere on this site) has been very positive. The book costs £20 and is available from us direct through

BP in Azerbaijan published its annual Sustainability Report in mid-2011. For the eighth year the English language version was written and edited by Knightwrite. It may be read at

In June the US State Department’s Foreign Service Journal published a report, researched and written by Knightwrite’s MD Robin Knight, on the relationship between American correspondents and senior diplomats in Moscow during the Cold War. It may be read at

In June Rolls Royce magazine carried an article on oil and gas developments on Russia’s Sakhalin Island researched and written by Knightwrite www.rolls-royce.comAboutPublicationsThe Magazine

A book review written by Robin Knight appeared in the Spring 2011 issue of the North Texan magazine published by the University of North Texas

A speech written by Knightwrite, “Open Markets Work”, was given by Ian Taylor, President and CEO of Vitol Group of Companies, at the International Petroleum Week conference held in London in February 2011…/energy-markets-do-work-vitol-group-president

Early in 2011 the 41st issue of “The Pangbournian” magazine, edited and produced by Knightwrite on behalf of the Old Pangbournian Society, was published

Microloan Foundation, a leading microfinance NGO working in southern Africa, commissioned Knightwrite to compile, write and edit its 2008-09 and 2010 reviews and its website profile

Epoch Times, an Asian weekly newspaper, carried a review on cruising in SE Asia and the Indian Ocean in 2010 compiled by Knightwrite

An article by Robin Knight about books on Russia and the Soviet Union titled “Shelves of My Life” was published in Issue 25 of the quarterly London magazine Slightly Foxed

Family history research by Knightwrite in 2010 resulted in a ground-breaking article that appeared in New Zealand