UK subsea players target India’s oil & gas market

first_imgUK subsea companies showcased their technology and expertise to senior officials from India’s Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) during last week’s trade mission to South Asia.The trade mission was organized by industry body Subsea UK in partnership with the Department of International Trade (DIT).The five-day mission saw representatives from Expro Group, Flexlife, GE Oil and Gas, SMD, Sonardyne, and Tata Steel participate in a series of workshops in New Delhi, Kakinada, and Mumbai from May 22-26 to demonstrate their deep-water exploration and production capabilities.Following the announcement that ONGC will make a $10 billion investment in exploration and production in the east coast region of India, with $5 billion for the 98/2 fields in the KG Basin already committed, UK companies were being asked to suggest ways they could help unlock India’s deep-water potential.The mission also included a technical session with Reliance Industries, a conglomerate holding company which owns businesses engaged in energy, petrochemicals, textiles, natural resources, retail, and telecommunications.Neil Gordon, chief executive of Subsea UK, said: “With UK subsea exports valued at almost £5 billion ($6.4 billion), we want to see an increase of British firms targeting international expansion to sustain long-term growth.“We hope the mission will deliver thought-provoking discussions with senior officials from ONGC and Reliance Industries and ultimately lead to future business.”last_img read more

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Black Stars given kingly advice

first_imgThe Ashanti King, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II has told the Black Stars to ride above criticism and focus on rewarding their supporters with a win when they face Sudan in a 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifier.Ghana will be at home at the Baba Yara Stadium on Sunday against the Nile Crocodiles in a Group D action as they resume their push for Brazil 2014.The King at a reception on Thursday at his Palace for the 23-man squad in Kumasi demanded from the players total commitment and also tasked fans to rally behind the national team.“My advice to the players is that they should ignore the criticism and focus on the task ahead. All Ghanaians are coaches so they will have something to say about your performances but the key thing for you is to focus on your matches,” the Asantehene said.“In as much as we are prepared for the game, the Sudanese have also prepared so we should not expect and easy game. You should go out there and prepare very well to beat them convincingly.“Ghanaians should be moderate in their criticism of the players and officials because no one goes out there to intentionally lose. The team needs the support to be able to qualify for the World Cup and I know they will qualify.” The Black Stars are three points behind Zambia after two games in the second round qualifying campaign.last_img read more

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GCA to introduce new competition for Persons with Disabilities

first_imgPresident of the Ghana Chess Association (GCA) Mr Philip Ameku, has encouraged Person with Disabilities (PWDs) to participate in the sport, as they are set to roll out a new competition dubbed ”Chess for the Disabled”.According to the President, the latest move by the association falls in line with the vision of the World Chess Federation, which encourages the involvement of PWDs in the sport.“We are direct affiliates with the World Chess Federation which encourages physically challenged persons and other less privileged to participate in the sports.“We will have a competition for the disabled at least once a year to encourage them participate in our activities,” he told pressmen after the annual general meeting held at the Accra Sports Stadium.The competition will be held at the Accra Sports Stadium on March 28, 2020.last_img read more

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‘Appy days as Euromillions player wins €500,000 – could it be you?

first_imgOne Irish EuroMillions player woke up €500,000 richer this morning after scooping last night’s EuroMillions Plus top prize.The EuroMillions Plus winner tapped into a half a million euro fortune in the draw on Tuesday 19th June 2018. Online players are being reminded to check their emails and tickets today.The Normal Play ticket online was bought on the National Lottery app and is the 15th winner of the Plus top prize so far this year. The winning numbers for the EuroMillions Plus draw were 15, 17, 19, 28 and 39. The EuroMillions jackpot of €36,158,964 was won by a lucky ticketholder in France.  Players can check their tickets here: http://bit.ly/2i3oawv The National Lottery has stated that an email confirming the €500,000 prize win has been issued to the lucky online player.A spokesperson said:“One of our lucky online players will have woken up to an email this morning to inform them that they have won the €500,000 EuroMillions Plus top prize! We are encouraging all of our online and App players to check their emails and to contact our prize claims team on 01 836 4444 and we will make arrangements for them to collect your prize”.Online National Lottery players have won €17.5 million in prizes in this bumper year. The biggest online win of the year so far was a €7.1 million Lotto jackpot in February which was won by a syndicate who played their numbers on the National Lottery mobile app. Tonight’s Lotto jackpot is a guaranteed €2 million. https://twitter.com/NationalLottery/status/1009168482439778304‘Appy days as Euromillions player wins €500,000 – could it be you? was last modified: June 20th, 2018 by Rachel McLaughlinShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:euromillionslotterywinnerlast_img read more

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