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Oklahoma RB Joe Mixon Parking Attendant Incident Details Revealed

first_imgJoe Mixon celebrating a touchdown run.Twitter/@ESPNCFBOklahoma running back Joe Mixon is in hot water again.Mixon was suspended last night for this week’s game against Iowa State after an unspecified incident with a parking attendant. Details of the incident have since been reported, and they don’t paint Mixon in the best light.According to The Oklahoman, Mixon tore up a parking ticket he had received and threw it on the ground in front of the attendant.At 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Mixon was given a parking citation on the north oval, said his attorney, Blake Johnson.“He was frustrated, as most of us are when we get a ticket,” Johnson said. “He tore the ticket up in front of the parking attendant, and threw it on the ground.”Later that afternoon, at 1:30 p.m., Johnson said the parking attendant filed a complaint with OUPD.“We are very confident that Joe did nothing criminal,” Johnson said.“He’s been suspended for this Thursday’s game, and he understands and accepts that.”Mixon previously missed the entire 2014 season after being suspended for punching a woman in the face at an off-campus restaurant.This season, Mixon leads the Sooners in rushing with 813 yards and is second in rushing touchdowns with five. He’s also second on the team in receptions (24) and receiving yards (357).With Mixon suspended and Samaje Perine injured, OU is down to its third-string running back this weekend: freshman Abdul Adams. Oklahoma plays Iowa State at 7:30 p.m. ET on Saturday.last_img read more

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Iran to Get Floating LNG Facility in 2017

first_imgIran is seeking to build up a capacity to export 40 million metric tons of LNG a year, according to NITC’s Managing Director, Ali Akbar Safa’ee. World Maritime News Staff zoom Iran is set to get its first Floating Liquefied Natural Gas (FLNG) terminal by March 2017, according to Ali Kardor, the vice president for finance and investment affairs of the National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC).Kardor said that Iran is in talks with an undisclosed Norwegian company on a plan to build the FLNG that would be located in the Persian Gulf, PressTV reports. Under the plan, the Norwegian company is to send an FLNG ship to Iran’s ports in the Persian Gulf by March 2017.Iran is keen on using the FLNG capacity to boost its LNG exports to Europe and the Far East.Following the sanctions’ lifting in January, Iran accelerated talks with European counterparts Belgium, France and Germany on construction of LNG tankers, including floating LNG units and floating production, storage and offloading units (FPSOs) as National Iranian Tanker Company was gearing up to enter LNG market.last_img read more