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Ichthys LNG operation’s complex starts up

first_imgImage courtesy of InpexThe Inpex-led Ichthys LNG project has started up its operation’s complex, as the onshore processing plant prepares to transition from construction to operations. The complex, comprising 20 buildings, makes up the control and support hub for the onshore processing of gas when it is eventually received from the Ichthys field, Inpex said in a brief social media statement.The buildings are situated nearly two kilometers from the LNG processing plant at Bladin Point, Darwin, and cover approximately 23 hectares.The Ichthys project is expected to produce 8.9 million tons of LNG and 1.6 million tons of LPG each year, along with more than 100,000 barrels of condensate per day at peak, with first LNG production expected by March next year.The project is a joint venture between Inpex, major partner Total, Taiwan’s CPC Corporation and the Australian subsidiaries of Tokyo Gas, Osaka Gas, Kansai Electric, Chubu Electric Power and Toho Gas. LNG World News Stafflast_img read more

UN says $1billion needed to fight Ebola

first_imgHealthInternationalLifestylePrint UN says $1billion needed to fight Ebola by: – September 16, 2014 Sharing is caring! GENEVA, (AFP) – Nearly $1.0 billion dollars is needed to fight the Ebola outbreak raging in west Africa, the United Nations said Tuesday, more than doubling the estimate it made less than a month ago.UN humanitarian chief Valerie Amos told reporters in Geneva there was a “huge funding challenge”, warning that “if not dealt with effectively now, Ebola could become a major humanitarian crisis in countries currently affected.”The response to the crisis will require $987.8 million (763 million Euros), with about half needed for the worst-hit country, Liberia, the UN said in its response plan.It stressed there were some 22 million people living in the three countries most affected by the outbreak.The UN announcement came as the death toll from the worst-ever Ebola epidemic rose to 2,461, out of 4,985 cases in the three west African countries that have borne the brunt of the disease, according to fresh figures from the World Health Organisation.The UN document estimates that some 20,000 people could be infected with Ebola by the end of the year, with Guinea accounting for 16 per cent of infections, Sierra Leone 34 percent and Liberia a full 40 per cent.If the international community and affected countries respond swiftly and energetically, transmission should begin to slow by the end of the year and end by mid-2015, the document said.“This health crisis we face is unparallelled in modern times,” WHO’s emergency chief Bruce Aylward said at a joint press conference.“We don’t know where the numbers are going,” he said, pointing out that two weeks ago when WHO said it needed the capacity to manage 20,000 cases, “that seemed like a lot”.“That does not seem like a lot today,” Aylward said.While it was difficult to estimate accurately how many people might become infected and die going forward, Aylward said WHO believed “the numbers can be kept in the tens of thousands, but that is going to require a much faster escalation of the response if we’re to beat the escalation of the virus”.Associated Free Press Share Tweetcenter_img Share Share 132 Views   no discussionslast_img read more

Ozil takes swipe at Emery as he applauds Arteta

first_img The German midfielder fell out of favour under Emery during his 18 months in charge at the Emirates, starting just 20 league games last season. Promoted ContentPlaying Games For Hours Can Do This To Your BodyWorld’s Most Delicious Foods9 Iconic Roles That Got Rejected By World Famous ActorsThe 10 Best Secondary Education Systems In The WorldWho Is The Most Powerful Woman On Earth?5 Of The World’s Most Unique Theme Parks5 Of The World’s Most Unique Theme ParksBirds Enjoy Living In A Gallery Space Created For ThemCouples Who Celebrated Their Union In A Unique, Unforgettable Way17 Rare Churches Underground That Still ExistKendall Jenner’s Photos Have Never Looked This Good!Which Country Is The Most Romantic In The World? Mesut Ozil has taken aim at former Arsenal boss Unai Emery, suggesting the club had strayed from their key values under his leadership.Advertisement Loading… center_img Under new manager Mikel Arteta, the 31-year-old has started every game, with the former Manchester City assistant tasting defeat just once in his opening five fixtures.Asked about the differences a regime change has brought about, Ozil did not hesitate in stating the positive change in mood now that Emery has been moved on.‘It is basically getting us back to the old Arsenal virtues,’ he said, according to the Sun.‘Fighting and having possession, being in control of the game, having the ball all the time.‘These are the things that he is working on with us and you can see it — everyone is smiling, laughing, enjoying their time — it has made us successful.‘I think he is the right man at this club.’Arteta, who ended his playing career at Arsenal in 2016, had spent the subsequent three years as Pep Guardiola’s assistant at Manchester City.And Ozil believes his experiences will serve the club well as he begins his managerial career. Read Also: Arteta reveals plans for Arsenal star during Aubameyang’s suspension‘He can show us everything he has learnt in his long career. He knows exactly what we need,’ said Ozil.‘He knows what to say to us, how to give us a positive attitude and how to make us successful.‘I can see he is really hungry but at the same time he is also very down to earth.’FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 last_img read more

EPL break brought welcome respite for players, says Klopp

first_imgThe first ever Premier League mid-season break pleased Liverpool coach Jurgen Klopp as it allowed the runaway leaders to rest their aches and pains following the hectic festive period.Advertisement The 52-year-old German takes his players to bottom-placed Norwich on Saturday holding a 22 point lead over two-time defending champions Manchester City. Klopp said the break will have done his squad the world of good as he knew from his own playing experience.“I was a player myself. When I look back it feels like I played through 80% of the time with pain,” he said at his eve of match press conference.“Nobody appreciated that because I played bad so it didn’t help. Nobody asked then. It is completely normal for a professional football player to play through pain.“After that long period in December-January, there was no player in the squad who had no pain. Everybody had something.”Klopp – whose Champions League holders travel to Atletico Madrid next week in their last 16 first leg clash – has also been boosted by the return to fitness from hamstring injuries of Senegal attacker Sadio Mane and veteran James Milner.Sane has missed the last four matches while Milner has been out since January 5.“Millie (Milner) and Sadio are back. When they are back you consider them immediately,” said Klopp.“Apart from (Xherdan) Shaqiri, (Nathaniel) Clyne and (Paul) Glatzel, all the players are in training.“We have some good options. Hopefully it stays like this for the rest of the season.”Klopp says Norwich may be struggling at the bottom – they are seven points adrift of safety – but he is full of respect for their adventurous style of play.Jurgen Klopp says the mid-season break has been a boost for his Liverpool playersRead Also: Liverpool’s new Nike kit deal could have impact on Klopp’s pre-season plans“I really admire that Norwich stick to their principles. It’s really good football, super coaching,” Klopp said.“You can see all the patterns on the pitch, all the movements – that’s from the training ground. They’ve caused 95% of all teams real problems.“They’ve lost a lot of these games, that’s why they’re in the situation they are, but for me, on the outside, it looks like a club that really sticks together.”FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Promoted ContentWho Is The Most Powerful Woman On Earth?The Very Last Bitcoin Will Be Mined Around 2140. Read More14 Hilarious Comics Made By Women You Need To Follow Right NowThe Most Exciting Cities In The World To Visit6 Extreme Facts About HurricanesCan Playing Too Many Video Games Hurt Your Body?20 Amazing Facts About The Daenerys Of The House Of TargaryenRidiculously Expensive Things The Rock Spends His Money On12 Flicks That Almost Ended Their Stars’ CareersBirds Enjoy Living In A Gallery Space Created For Them10 Risky Jobs Some Women DoLil Nas X’s Hit Song Is Becoming The Longest #1 Song Ever Loading… last_img read more

PFA boss expects Saido Berahino to withdraw West Brom strike threat

first_img Berahino tweeted his vow never to play under Baggies chairman Jeremy Peace again after the club rejected a number of bids from Tottenham towards the end of the transfer window. But with the 22-year-old reportedly set to return to training on Sunday, Professional Footballers’ Association chief executive Taylor said he was confident there was little chance of Berahino following up on his threat. Saido Berahino will back down on his strike threat and return to action with West Brom, according to players’ union boss Gordon Taylor. Taylor told BBC Radio Five Live’s Sportsweek: “He will be playing. We have made contact with both the club and the player and we are very hopeful the matter will be resolved.” Taylor went on to add his voice to calls for the summer transfer window to be closed before the start of the new season. This year’s overlap saw a number of top players left in limbo while clubs fought over their respective futures, with John Stones also making clear his desire to quit Everton for Chelsea. Taylor added: “I think to have the window open once the season starts has created some very frenzied activity and left a lot of good players who should have been on the pitch not playing. “John Stones had to cope with a lot as Everton – as was their right – wanted to keep him. “We have fought long and hard to have players literally free.. but that comes at the end of their contract, and before that happens it needs two clubs to agree.” Club officials expect Berahino to report back for training on Monday morning, Press Association Sport understands. It will be the first time the Burundi-born player has linked up with his team-mates since being given leave in the wake of the deadline day furore. And the Baggies clearly expect Berahino to be available for their Barclays Premier League clash with Southampton on Saturday. center_img Press Associationlast_img read more

Kanye West brings Sunday service to Texas jails

first_imgRapper turned gospel singer Kanye West brought Sunday service to Texas inmates, Johnny Cash style!West and his choir reportedly held two secret performances on Friday.They performed songs from his new gospel album “Jesus is King” to more than 200 male inmates and then traveled to another nearby jail where they sang for a smaller crowd of female inmates.Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez said West’s representatives asked jail officials about doing the secret shows in advance.West is scheduled to speak and perform at Joel Osteen’s vast Lakewood Church in Houston on Sunday.The events were reminiscent of prison concerts given by country singer Johnny Cash in California.last_img read more

Syracuse gets program-best No. 4 seed in NCAA tournament

first_img Published on May 5, 2013 at 10:18 pm Contact Phil: pmdabbra@syr.edu | @PhilDAbb Syracuse earned the No. 4 overall seed in the NCAA tournament. It was announced in Sunday night’s NCAA women’s lacrosse championship selection show.The winner between Boston College and Dartmouth’s Friday matchup will face SU on Sunday at 3 p.m. at SU Soccer Stadium.As the host of the region, the Orange (16-3, 8-0 Big East) receives a first-round bye. This is the first year of the NCAA tournament’s expansion from 16 to 26 teams. The top eight seeds host the first- and second-round games and the first six seeds receive byes.This fourth seed matches the best in program history in Syracuse’s 11th trip to the NCAA tournament.SU played Boston College on March 27 and beat the Eagles, 17-12.AdvertisementThis is placeholder textIf the Orange advances to the quarterfinals, it will play Denver, Jacksonville or No.5-seeded Florida with a trip to the final four on the line. Against the Gators in last year’s final four, Syracuse came back from a seven-goal deficit to advance to the national championship.Syracuse is looking to bring home the program’s first-ever national championship.Despite losing senior attack Michelle Tumolo to a torn ACL on April 16, the Orange has won 11 consecutive games, including the Big East regular-season championship and the conference tournament title against Georgetown on Saturday.The Orange has already faced four of the top six teams in this year’s NCAA tournament. SU lost to top-seeded Maryland, No. 2-seed Northwestern and the Gators, but defeated the sixth-seeded Hoyas twice. Comments Facebook Twitter Google+last_img read more

Gonzales dominates Angels with 4-hitter in Mariners’ 2-1 win

first_img COMMENT FOLLOW US First Published: 1st September, 2020 06:06 IST WATCH US LIVE LIVE TV Associated Press Television News center_img SUBSCRIBE TO US Written By Last Updated: 1st September, 2020 06:06 IST Gonzales Dominates Angels With 4-hitter In Mariners’ 2-1 Win Marco Gonzales retired 21 consecutive Angels while throwing a four-hitter, and Jose Marmolejos hit a tiebreaking homer in the sixth inning of the Seattle Mariners’ 2-1 victory over Los Angeles on Monday. Marco Gonzales retired 21 consecutive Angels while throwing a four-hitter, and Jose Marmolejos hit a tiebreaking homer in the sixth inning of the Seattle Mariners’ 2-1 victory over Los Angeles on Monday.Gonzales (4-2) had eight strikeouts and didn’t walk a batter until the ninth inning of his second career complete game. After Justin Upton’s leadoff homer in the second inning, Gonzales retired every batter he faced until pinch-hitter Shohei Ohtani’s leadoff single in the ninth.Andrelton Simmons followed Ohtani with another single, but Mike Trout hit a line drive right at third baseman Kyle Seager for a double play. Anthony Rendon drew Gonzales’ first walk of the day on four pitches, but Albert Pujols popped out meekly to shortstop to end Gonzales’ third victory over the Angels already this season.Marmolejos and Jake Fraley had two hits apiece as the Mariners rallied to split a four-game series at the Big A after losing the first two.Both of these AL West clubs are outside the playoff picture, which turned them into sellers at Monday’s trade deadline. Seattle made multiple big moves that led to the departures of closer Taylor Williams, catcher Austin Nola and relievers Austin Adams and Dan Altavilla, while the Angels dealt big leaguers Tommy La Stella, Brian Goodwin and Jason Castro.Gonzales worked quickly and decisively while throwing 102 pitches in an overwhelming performance that underlined his ace status for Seattle — particularly when he’s facing the Angels, who have no answers for left-handed pitchers of his caliber.Simmons singled to lead off the first inning, but it was actually a popup that got lost in the sun, and Gonzales retired the next three Angels.Upton then connected in the second inning for his fourth homer of the season. The veteran outfielder appears to be emerging from a horrific slump that included just two hits over four weeks, and Goodwin’s departure likely means everyday playing time for Upton in September.But the Angels didn’t get another baserunner until Ohtani’s broken-bat single in the ninth.Seattle tied it in the third when Fraley tripled to right and scored on a single by Joseph Odom, who’s likely to play more regularly with Nola’s departure.Marmolejos put the Mariners ahead with his third homer in five days, connecting off reliever Matt Andriese (1-2) after Jaime Barria pitched five-hit ball into the fifth inning of a spot start for the Angels.Jahmai Jones made his major league debut as a pinch-runner for Simmons in the ninth inning.TRAINER’S ROOMMariners: Dylan Moore could rejoin the active roster this week, manager Scott Servais said. He has been out for 10 days with a sprained right wrist. … C Tom Murphy isn’t close to making his season debut after breaking a bone in his foot. That means the Mariners will go with rookies Odom and Joe Hudson as their catchers, at least until new acquisition Luis Torrens is ready to play.Angels: Breakout 2B David Fletcher missed his first game of the season after twisting his left ankle while trying to beat out a grounder Sunday. Fletcher’s injury isn’t thought to be a long-term issue.UP NEXTMariners: They’re headed home to Seattle, but won’t play until Thursday at the earliest. The first two games of a series with the Oakland Athletics have been postponed after a positive COVID-19 test in the A’s organization.Angels: After a day off, Julio Teherán (0-2, 9.17 ERA) returns to the Halos’ rotation on Wednesday night as they open an interleague series with the San Diego Padres at Angel Stadium.(Image Credit: AP) last_img read more

Kotoko warn public use of club logo

first_imgGhanaian giants Asante Kotoko have cautioned the public against the indiscriminate usage of the club’s trademark.The club’s logo, symbolized by the porcupine has since 15 November 2010 been registered with the appropriate bodies under the registration number 27535, therefore making it the bona fide property of the club.A statement signed by Administrative Manager Ben Nti read: “Management therefore wish to state that with effect from July 1, 2011, no person or company would be allowed to produce/retail any products or goods with the club’s logo without the appropriate licensing by the club.“Groups, organizations or persons who are therefore in procession of any such product or goods should note that by July 1, 2011 products or goods which have not been produced or sold under licensing from the club will be liable to be seized and destroyed.“Any person interested in being licensed should contact the club secretariat at Odeneho Kwadaso near Christian Service University College for the requirements for licensing.”Source: Ghanasoccernetlast_img read more

Satellites squad with shirt numbers

first_imgRichmond Boakye Yiadom makes Ghana’s final squad for the 2013 FIFA U-20 World Cup in Turkey.The US Sassuolo striker has opted for the number 20 shirt after Black Satellites coach Sellas Tetteh named his 21-man squad this week for the tournament.And Sellas, who guided Ghana to win the World Cup in 2009 has five foreign-based players in the group, with plenty of locally-based internationals at his disposal.Boakye Yiadom and Baba Abdul Rahman who are both involved with the senior team, the Black Stars for the 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifier against Lesotho will join the squad later.The duo of Frank Acheampong and Joseph Duncan have also earned some senior team experience.Ghana will face France, USA and Spain in Group A at the finals which will be played from June 21-July 13 in seven Turkish cities. Ghana squad list with shirt numbersGoalkeepers1 – Eric ANTWI12 – Michael SAI16 – Richard OFORIDefenders2 – Jeremiah ARKORFUL4 – Joseph ATTAMAH5 – Abdul Rahman BABA11 – Daniel PAPPOE13 – Richmond NKETIAH14 – Lawrence LARTEY21 – Princebell ADDICOMidfielders3 – Ebenezer OFORI6 – Joseph DUNCAN8 – Salifu SEIDU10 – Clifford ABOAGYE18 – Michael ANABA19 – Moses ODJERForwards7 – Frank ACHEAMPONG9 – Francis NARH15 – Kennedy ASHIA17 – Ebenezer ASSIFUAH20 – Yiadom BOAKYElast_img read more