Two workers die at Al-Zour LNG terminal in Kuwait

first_imgAl-Zour LNG tanks (Image: KIPIC) KIPIC previously said it expected to launch the import facility with a price tag of about $3 billion in 2020. The company did not provide any additional information. KIPIC said in a statement it would undertake all the necessary measures to investigate the incident. State-owned giant Kuwait Petroleum formed KIPIC in 2016 to manage refinery, petrochemicals and LNG import operations at the massive Al-Zour complex. It includes the construction of a regasification facility and eight 225,000-cbm LNG storage tanks. The refinery and the LNG import terminal are located some 90 kilometers south of the capital Kuwait City. Kuwait Petroleum’s unit KIPIC said two sub-contractors died in an accident on Saturday at its LNG plant under construction in Al-Zour. A South Korean consortium consisting of Hyundai E&C, Hyundai Engineering and Kogas is in charge of building the LNG terminal.last_img read more

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Father of Mario Balotelli accuses Ghana FA official of bribery

first_imgMario Balotelli’s father Thomas Barwuah has accused some unnamed Ghana FA officials of demanding some money to aid in the invitation of his son Enoch Barwuah to the Ghana national team.Unlike the AC Milan striker who naturalized for the Azzurris of Italy, Enoch – the last brother of Mario, has openly declared his readiness to play for Ghana but the 23-year-old striker is yet to catch the attention.However, his father has made a on a local radio station in Ghana, claiming some unnamed Ghana FA officials asked him for money and requested to personally manage the player before offering him a place in the Ghana national team.”They paid us a visit in Italy and I learnt they were ready to invite Enoch to play for Ghana in a tournament in South Africa but he asked us to pay and manage my son in addition and I strongly objected to his proposal, he told Asempa FM.Enoch, who said in 2014 being a brother to Mario Balotelli “is a disadvantage in the world of football”, plays for Italian Serie D side Rapallo Bogliasco.The father also reveals Mario has turned his attention back to the family after initially abandoning them. “Mario has reunited with us and he understands his biological grounding very well which makes me happy,” he added.Balotelli was born in Palermo to Ghanaian immigrant parents but the former Inter Milan striker was adopted by an Italian family at a tender age, leading to him commit his international future to Italy.–Follow Joy Sports on Twitter: @JoySportsGH. Our hashtag is #JoySportslast_img read more

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Racela admits TNT failed to prepare for Barroca, Melton

first_imgDon’t miss out on the latest news and information. Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew TNT coach Nash Racela. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netWhen TNT was about to face Magnolia in the PBA Philippine Cup, a big part of the KaTropa’s game plan was to stop Paul Lee.Magnolia’s spitfire guard was averaging 20 points a game prior to the Saturday game and head coach Nash Racela was determined to stop Lee from torching the KaTropa as they bid for a third straight win.ADVERTISEMENT OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Nonito Donaire vs Naoya Inoue is BWAA 2019 Fight of the Year Melton, on the other hand, immediately caught fire as Lee’s replacement as he scored 12 of his total 14 points in the third quarter while also grabbing 10 boards.“There were just a number of mistakes, especially in the third quarter,” said Racela who saw his team get outscored 27-17 in the period. “Those are the things we need to correct moving forward.”With the loss, the KaTropa dropped to 3-3 and is in a three-way tie with Rain or Shine and Phoenix at the fourth spot.ADVERTISEMENT And although Lee finished with just five points after suffering a left ankle sprain early in the third, it was the Hotshots’ other guards that did the damage.Mark Barroca and Justin Melton heeded the call for the Hotshots as Racela wasn’t able to concoct a defensive plan for the two as the Hotshots waltzed to a 91-83 victory.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folk“I felt we prepared well, we really executed well against Paul Lee but we failed against Barroca and Melton,” said Racela at Smart Araneta Coliseum. “The lesson here is to better prepare ourselves against everyone.”Barroca was everywhere for the Hotshots as he finished with 20 points, eight rebounds, five assists, two steals, and a block. Almazan vows to comeback stronger after finals heartbreak MOST READ Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours LATEST STORIES Erram still optimistic as loses pile up for Blackwater: ‘We still fought’ Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Michael Porter Jr. stays patient as playing time increases Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina Newsome sets focus on helping Bolts open new PBA season on right track OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson View commentslast_img read more

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