Gazprom and Almaz-Antey Corporation have signed a contract for batch manufacturing of subsea production equipment.The deal was signed by Alexey Miller, chairman of the Gazprom management committee, and Yan Novikov, chairman of the management board, director general of the Almaz-Antey Corporation, at the Russian Investment Forum in SochiAccording to the document, the Corporation will set up the batch manufacturing and supply of subsea hydrocarbon production systems for Gazprom, as well as provide maintenance and repair services for the aforementioned equipment.The ongoing cooperation with the Almaz-Antey Corporation is part of the continuous efforts spearheaded by the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation and Gazprom with a view to developing domestic subsea production systems.
The B&H tennis players Jasmina Tinjić (263 on WTA list) and Dea Herdželaš (772 on WTA list) made it to the quarterfinals of the ITF Tournament in Helsingborg, Sweden.In the second round, in a tournament worth 10.000 US dollars, Jasmina Tinjić beat Melanie Stokke (919 on WTA list) from Norway with 6:2, 6:2, while Dea Herdželaš beat Julija Wachaczyk from Germany 6:2, 6:3.In the match for the quarterfinals, Tinjić will play against Sussane Celik from Sweden, the fifth-seeded and 452nd player on the WTA list, while Herdželaš will play against Lisanne Van Riet from the Netherlands (433 on WTA list).In the doubles, Tinjić is paired up with Olga Lanchuk in the semifinals.(Source: Fena)
MASON CITY — Remnants of Tropical Storm Cristobal are expected to reach Iowa Tuesday morning, bringing heavy rain and potential flash flooding.Meteorologist Brooke Hagenhoff, at the National Weather Service, says those big named storms over the Gulf of Mexico usually break up before they reach Iowa, but this one should remain a post-tropical depression, which is very uncommon.“That has really only happened once since records have been kept and that was in 1900, a Galveston (Texas) hurricane,” Hagenhoff says, “so, very rare.” The storm’s arrival will mean the end of the hot and humid weather in Iowa, funneling in much cooler temperatures and the potential for multiple heavy downpours between Tuesday morning and evening.“We are looking at rainfall totals of between two to three inches that go across portions of southeast and eastern Iowa,” Hagenhoff says. “That’s really where the main axis is going to be for the heavier precipitation.” The storm may bring western and central Iowa just an inch to an inch-and-a-half of rain, but then another system will arrive from the west late Tuesday into Wednesday morning, which could bring another inch or two of rain.“Thankfully, the rain with that secondary system coming out of the west is going to bring the heavier rainfall across western and central Iowa,” Hagenhoff says. “So, the axis for the heavy rainfall from the tropical system and the secondary one are not going to overlap.”A Flash Flood Watch is in effect along and east of the Interstate 35 corridor, including the Mason City-Clear Lake area.