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ExxonMobil set to axe 700 jobs in Houston, Texas

first_img ExxonMobil global headquarters in Texas. (Credit: ExxonMobil/Wikipedia.org) US oil and gas company ExxonMobil has announced a decision to cut more than 700 jobs in the Houston, Texas region, as per a notice submitted by it to the Texas Workforce Commission.According to the notice, the date for the layoffs is 2 February,  Reuters reported.The job cuts are part of the nearly 1,900 expected layoffs in the US, as announced in October 2020. Most of them will be at the company’s US headquarters in Houston.ExxonMobil revealed plans that the US job cuts will be carried out via voluntary and involuntary reductions.Amid the Covid-19 and the low oil prices crises, the company had announced a plan to cut its global workforce by 15% by year-end 2021. At the end of 2019, the company had a workforce of nearly 88,300 workers, which includes 13,300 contractors.In November, the company said that up to 300 roles will be affected by the end of next year across its Canadian affiliates, which include Imperial Oil, ExxonMobil Canada, and ExxonMobil Business Centre Canada.A month prior to that, the company revealed plans to lay off up to 1,600 employees across its European operations by the end of 2021.Last month, the oil and gas major said that it will record an impairment charge of around $17bn to $20bn after removing certain dry gas assets from its development plan.ExxonMobil said that it would focus its near-term capital spending on advantaged assets that have the highest potential future value.Recently, the oil and gas major reported a third straight quarterly loss in 2020. For the record, the company’s Q3 2020 net loss was $680m, and for the first nine months of the year, it had reported a net loss of $2.37bn. The job cuts are part of the approximately 1,900 expected layoffs to be executed by the oil and gas major in the US last_img read more

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Australia: Seaman Follows Fathers Footsteps

first_imgBack to overview,Home naval-today Australia: Seaman Follows Fathers Footsteps Training & Education April 25, 2012 Australia: Seaman Follows Fathers Footsteps View post tag: Seaman View post tag: Footsteps View post tag: Navy View post tag: Australiacenter_img View post tag: News by topic Share this article View post tag: Follows View post tag: Fathers View post tag: Naval Seaman Jarryd Capper of 816 Squadron may have followed in his fathers footsteps when he chose a career in the Royal Australian Navy but this situation will be reversed when HMAS Albatross march through Nowra on Anzac Day.Jarryd has the honour of carrying the Albatross ceremonial lifebuoy and will be heading up the parade. Following directly behind him will be his father Commander Carl Capper who, as Executive Officer of HMAS Albatross, will be leading the Albatross contingent.Jarryd isn’t fazed by the responsibility or the fact that all eyes will be on him.“ Anzac Day has always been an important occasion in our family,” Jarryd said. “In 2010 I got to march with dad and my grandfather in Canberra, and this year my grandmother will be there to watch us. For us it’s a way of remembering and honouring the people who have gone before.”Commander Capper said he is looking forward to it. “I’m always very proud to march on Anzac Day and I’m always the proud father so this Anzac Day will be a very special one me”.[mappress]Naval Today Staff , April 25, 2012; Image: navylast_img read more

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FIFA says five substitutions per team on temporary basis

first_imgRelatedPosts COVID-19: NCAA to revoke erring airlines licence over non-compliance FRSC to Schools: We’ll arrest, prosecute drivers who flout COVID-19 rules Sanwo-Olu: We’re committed to fulfilling promises to Lagosians Teams will now be allowed up to five substitutions per match, instead of the usual three, FIFA said in a statement on Friday.The world football governing body however said this is a temporary measure to help cope with potential fixture congestion in the aftermath of the novel coronavirus outbreak. The change in the rules will be allowed in all competitions which are due to finish by the end of this year.However, it will be up to individual competition organisers whether to implement it.FIFA also said competitions currently using the video replay system (VAR) would be free to discontinue its use on restarting.Football’s rule-making body IFAB agreed to make the change to the rules “based on a proposal received from FIFA seeking to protect player welfare”, the statement added.Reuters/NAN. Tags: COVID-19FIFAFOOTBALLSubstitution Rulelast_img read more

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Race for Eunisell Boot Gathers Steam as NPFL Enters Match-day 10

first_imgThe race for the 2018/19 Eunisell Boot Award is gathering momentum as the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) enters Match-day 10 tomorrow.Instituted by Eunisell in 2018, it celebrates the highest goal scorer in the NPFL.Nigerian International and 2014 League Bloggers Award Top Scorer and Player of the Season, Mfon Udoh, announced his readiness to rewrite history as he scored on the road at Abia Warriors to move ahead of the pack on five goals. Incidentally, Udoh, who returned to Akwa United, is the first player to score twice on the road this term with his previous strike at Yobe Desert Stars.Following Udoh are the duo of Sunshine Stars’ Fuad Ekelojuoti and teammate, Ndifreke Effiong on four goals.Gombe United’s Musa Usman is also on four goals as he seeks for a place amongst the history makers.Like Usman, Kabir Adetunji of Lagos side, MFM, is one of the debutants in the Eunisell Boot goal race with three goals.Adeniji is the only stranger in the race with three goals which has six other big names.Eunisell values each goal scored by highest goal scorer at N200,000 and the number of goals scored determines the financial reward for the eventual winner.The Highest Goal Scorer will be decorated at a glamorous event hosted by Eunisell at the end of the season.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegramlast_img read more

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