Medgaz is awarded the “Economia 2008” prize

The Guild of Economists has awarded Medgaz -the company that is building that enourmous gas pipeline from Argelia to Albacete through Almería – it’s 2008 award for services to the province. It seems that the Guild of Economists have decided that running a huge pipeline through the middle of the province is actually a good thing for the local economy (based, I remind you, upon Tourism and Agriculture now that Construction has gone out the Continue reading Medgaz is awarded the “Economia 2008” prize

Explosion on board gas platform off coast of Almeria

The Medgaz floating platform which is assembling the Spain – Morrocco gas pipeline suffered an explosion in which at least 3 workers were killed this afternoon. The floating platform is believed to the most the largest and most advanced ship of its kind in the world, and was working off the coast of Algeria. It is believed to be an industrial accident caused, according to TV reports, by a fault in the wielding equipment. All Continue reading Explosion on board gas platform off coast of Almeria