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As previously announced, Subsea World News will today be live streaming a talk-show from the Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference in Amsterdam.The talk-show, taking place at Community Square of the exhibition floor in the Amsterdam RAI Convention Center, is themed “We’ll always have Paris.”To remind, almost a year ago, France’s capital Paris hosted a historic event, when world leaders gathered at COP21, also known as the 2015 Paris Climate Conference, and committed to tackling the climate change.An agreement, some parts of it legally binding, was signed by 195 nations, who have pledged to try and keep the global warming going over 2 degrees celsius above pre-industrial levels.Guests at today’s 30-minute talk show, scheduled to start at 15:00 CET, will be talking about the current status of the COP21 deal, its effects, what governments are doing, and the role the industry is playing.The talk-show will host three guests from with speakers from Eneco, International Association of Oil and Gas Producers (IOGP), and Follow This.One of the guests today is Ron Wit, Director Public Affairs at Eneco, a Dutch utility company. Wit, who is also a board member of the Dutch Business Council for Renewable Energy (NVDE), said ahead of the talk-show: “Meeting the Paris climate agreement is only feasible with an energy revolution. That is why we now need a strategy of entrepreneurship instead of a bookkeeping mentality to speed up the growth of green prosperity.”Joining Wit on the show are Mark van Baal, founder of Follow This, a movement of green shareholders in Shell and Olaf Martins, Global Engagement Manager of IOGP, the International Association of Oil and Gas Producers.The stream link will go live right here above this article. Be sure to tune it a few minutes before the scheduled start at 15:00 CET.Also, join the social media discussion using #OEECLive hashtag.The Community Square programTuesday 25 October, 15.00 – 16.00 hrs CETTalk-show “We’ll always have Paris” On energy policy and strategy after the Paris climate deal.Wednesday 26 October, 12.30 – 13.30 hrs CETTalk-show “From bust to boom” On careers in oil, gas and renewables.Wednesday 26 October, 16.00 – 17.00 hrs CETTalk-show “Future-proof your business” On how energy companies are preparing for a low carbon world.For more information on the talk-shows and to see who’s on what show, click here.
Japan’s Kei Nishikori lost his opening match of the clay season on Wednesday, with Asia’s top player crashing to a 7-5, 6-4 defeat to Pierre-Hugues Herbert at the Monte Carlo Masters.Fifth seed Nishikori reached the final here last year but will lose a chunk of ranking points after he hit 25 unforced errors and just 14 winners in succumbing to Frenchman Herbert.Nishikori will now move on to Barcelona next week, where he owns two titles as he works on his clay form as the run-up to Roland Garros intensifies.Herbert, who overcame Fernando Verdasco in the first round, struck 31 winners in his upset to avenge a three-set loss to Nishikori in Rotterdam earlier this season.“I’m very happy to finally beat Kei,” the 49th-ranked Herbert said. “I was very confident with my defence.“I came to the match with good feelings after the first round.”Nishikori lost the Monte Carlo final a year ago to 11-time champion Rafael Nadal.
Saturday’s edition of Colombian newspaper E Heraldo has a very short and sweet claim on Everton and Frank Fabra. It’s stated: ‘Everton of England would be interested in hiring the services of the left side of the Colombian team, Frank Fabra, who currently plays in Boca Juniors.’That’s it, no song and dance, but it brings the Toffees back into a situation which had gone somewhat cold in recent weeks.Initial links between Everton and Fabra came in early April and Sport Witness’ Lucas Sposito spoke to the player’s agent Mr. José Constanzo, who explained: “We know of a supposed interest from Everton, but we have not met with anybody of the club.“Now we did travel, we were in London, Manchester and Liverpool, taking advantage that the Argentine team played there.”“Boca will always ask for what the clause says, and that is fifteen million dollars (£10.6m). But they told us that if a logical offer comes for what the player is worth, they are going to sell him. I think he’ll end up playing in the Premier League. There are other teams looking for left-backs.“So let’s wait for what is the best in money and sportingly and we will decide. Frank wants to play in the Premier. But Napoli can be a possibility too.”In mid April Constanzo told Sport Witness it wasn’t only Everton keen, adding: “We’re advancing with many clubs. I believe he will end up playing in the Premier League.”Then things went quiet as Everton prepared their day of the long knives at Goodison Park and made way for Marcel Brands and the new manager.Brands has good connections in South America through his work for PSV and it would be no surprise if he’s well aware of the Fabra situation. The Dutchman starts at Everton on June 1st and is currently in a rush to complete as much PSV business as possible before then.by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksTrending TodayForge of Empires – Free Online GameIf You Like to Play, this City-Building Game is a Must-Have. No Install.Forge of Empires – Free Online GameUndo聽多多 Hearmore.asia1969年前出生的香港居民現可免費試戴頂尖的歐洲助聽器聽多多 Hearmore.asiaUndo美術寶1對1香港媽媽們注意了，速來領取適合4-12歲孩子的繪畫課，手慢無美術寶1對1UndoTheTopFiveVPNEnjoy Netflix Now Without Any RestrictionsTheTopFiveVPNUndoSingles50Hong Kong: A 40+ Dating Site That Actually Works!Singles50UndoDating.comThe Most Handsome Guys In Hong Kong On This Dating SiteDating.comUndoLoans | Search AdsNeed a loan? Search hereLoans | Search AdsUndoCoworking Space | Search AdsThe cost of shared office in Hong Kong might surprise youCoworking Space | Search AdsUndoSmart Tech TrendOver 50? You Need Those Adjustable Focus Reading Glasses!Smart Tech TrendUndo
Despite suffering a second consecutive loss in the 2018/2019 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) Championship Playoffs, a defiant Uche Okagbue, head coach of FC Ifeanyiubah has refused to give up hope of winning the title.The Anambra Warriors lost 2-1 to Akwa United on Thursday at the Agege Township Stadium despite taking the lead through Emmanuel Ugwuka in the 33rd minute. Akwa turned things around in the second half with Cyril Olisema notching a brace for the Promise Keepers.FC Ifeanyiubah confounded expectations to qualify for the post-season playoffs from Group B ahead of more fancied sides but they lost their opening fixture at the Super Six 3-1 to Lobi Stars and Okagbue put the latest defeat to Akwa United down to the inexperience of his side which he had to build virtually from scratch before the start of the season.”It’s inexperience,” Okagbue said about his side’s defeat. “You can see it from the way they’re playing because if you watch, the whole players of Ifeanyiubah left the team so we picked these players from nowhere, from the amateur league and we started grooming them to this stage.“And when we started the league, nobody gave this team a chance that we’ll get to the Super Six but we got there and everyone who has come to watch this team will see that we got to the Super Six on merit but unfortunately our boys were not experienced enough to carry on.”He, however, expressed satisfaction with his players’ effort although he refused to concede that they lost to a better side, only saying that Akwa United were “lucky” to have gotten the win.“It was a nice match the two teams played I think I’m satisfied with the play of my boys even though we lost, they gave a good account of themselves.“I won’t say I lost to a better side; I can’t say that. They were just lucky that’s what I would say because if you watched the match from the first half, we threw away almost five glaring chances [to score].”Two defeats on the bounce notwithstanding, Okagbue insists that his side still have a lot to play for in the Super Six with not just the title but continental places on offer.“Two defeats don’t mean anything; we’ll still fight on. My team is a determined team and I’m a determined human being, I’ll fight till the end,” he declared.RelatedNPFL Super Six: Subversive Okagbue Vows to Fight for FC IfeanyiUbah’s Pride (AUDIO)June 10, 2019In “NPFl”NPFL: Okagbue Confident Impressive IfeanyiUbah Will Remain Consistent (AUDIO)February 11, 2019In “NPFl”NPFL MD22 Roundup: Mixed Reactions Follow End of Regular Season as Clubs Return to the Lower League Due to Close CallMay 27, 2019In “NPFl”