GoM operators re-man platforms after storm

first_imgOffshore oil and gas companies in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico have completed re-boarding offshore platforms and rigs following Tropical Storm Michael.BP’s Na Kika platform in the Gulf of Mexico / Image by BPThe Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) said that based on data from offshore operator reports submitted as of 11:30 a.m. CDT Friday, personnel have returned to all of the previously evacuated platforms and rigs in the Gulf of Mexico.At one point last week, workers were evacuated from 89 production platforms, leading to a 40 percent drop in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico oil production.As per BSEE’s Friday report, some 15.8 percent of oil production and 8.9 percent of the natural gas production in the Gulf of Mexico remained shut-in.“Since the hurricane has passed, facilities are being inspected. Once all standard checks have been completed, production from undamaged facilities will be brought back online immediately,” BSEE said on Friday.British oil giant BP had had four platforms evacuated last week – Atlantis, Mad Dog, Na Kika, and Thunder Horse. The company on Thursday said it had started redeploying offshore personnel.last_img read more

Grenier committed to Lyon

first_img Press Association Grenier’s agent, Frederic Guerra, announced on Thursday evening that his client would remain with Lyon, citing the France international’s commitment to the club and an apparent belief he was being undervalued. A further indication that Grenier would not be making a deadline-day move to the Barclays Premier League came when he appeared at Lyon’s press conference on Friday morning. Lyon midfielder Clement Grenier has confirmed he intends to stay with the French club following interest from Newcastle.center_img Although Grenier would not rule out a late development, he underlined a desire to remain with Lyon, who stand sixth in Ligue 1 and are targeting a top-three finish. “I think I will be there. In football everything moves very quickly, but I don’t intend to leave. It’s not a priority, even if the offers from big clubs make you think,” Grenier said in the press conference, according to Lyon’s website. “I’m not someone who leaves like that. Lyon aren’t in the right place but we’re getting there. I want to stay here to think about my personal goals. The World Cup is one of my objectives.” last_img read more

Leinster Under 21 Hurling championship

first_imgThrow-in tonight is at 7.30 The sides meet in the provincial quarter-final at Parnell Park.Brian Cody’s son, Diarmuid, will line out at centre-back for Kilkenny.There are four members of last year’s All-Ireland winning minor side also set to start, with Darren Brennan, Conor Delaney, Jason Cleere and Liam Blanchfield all included.last_img

Belgium BAGO adopts EGBA code of conduct on advertising

first_img EU research agency demands urgent action on loot box consumer safeguards July 29, 2020 Submit StumbleUpon EGBA: German Policy unfit to tackle black market threats July 16, 2020 Related Articles BAGO, Belgium’s trade association for gaming operators, has confirmed that it will endorse the European Gaming and Betting Association’s (EGBA) responsible advertising code of conduct as its guiding policy for advertising and marketing standards.With its current membership covering 70% of Belgium’s licensed online and land-based gambling incumbents, BAGO has become the first European industry trade association to endorse and promote the EGBA code.Maarten Haijer, Secretary-General of EGBA, commented: “EGBA welcomes BAGO’s endorsement of our code and their commitment to promoting responsible advertising. We encourage other associations and companies to sign up to the code and play their part in promoting more responsible advertising across Europe’s online gambling sector.” Published this April as the industry’s first code aligning European market standards on advertising, the EGBA has established the founding principles for marketing self-conduct, protecting minors and responsible messaging.The EGBA has developed its code of conduct adhering to the context of the EU’s ‘Audio-Visual Media Services Directive’.The Code’s long-term objectives will enhance consumer messaging and minor protections across all regulated EU gambling jurisdictions, regardless of market age or regulatory constraints. Belgian Pro League live betting streaming deal for Stats Perform August 21, 2020 Share Sharelast_img read more