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Norway’s construction industry and the climate

On-site building at Campus Ås Norway is one country pushing towards climate-friendly buildings. Affected by the oil price dip and as a signatory to the Paris Agreement, its buildings of the future will be even greener.

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Published on 26th October, 2017 at 12:19
by Michael Sandelson.
Last Updated on 4th November 2017 at 12:25.

 

Schlumberger wins Aker BP contract +

The Ula field The four-year framework agreement covers 4D seismic data gathering, with an option for 2+2 years.

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Published on 27th April, 2017 at 15:44
by Michael Sandelson.

Norway targets climate-hostile vans +

Pollution The Norwegian government eyes the scrappage scheme as part of continuing work at lowering emissions, simultaneously proposing a record number of Arctic oil blocks.

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Published on 27th March, 2017 at 13:22
by Michael Sandelson.

 

Statoil awards Johan Sverdrup second-phase contracts +

Johan Sverdrup field centre illustration Three companies will be handling the FEED contracts for the oil field development under phase two.

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Published on 21st March, 2017 at 11:21
by Michael Sandelson.
Last Updated on 21st March 2017 at 12:00.

Norway government proposes 93 Barents Sea blocks

The proposed Barents Sea blocks The Norwegian Petroleum and Energy Ministry’s move regarding the 24th Licensing Round sees a record number put forward for this area. Environmentalists censure the government’s plans.

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Published on 13th March, 2017 at 15:53
by Charlotte Bryan.
Last Updated on 13th March 2017 at 16:28.

 

Energy’s environmental costs and falling between the cracks +

Seeing forest electricity for the trees? Norway continually strives for innovative technologies. This includes electricity supply.

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Published on 28th February, 2017 at 13:13
by Ilan Kelman.

Biocoal from Norway +

These plant-based pellets burn just like coal Arbaflame’s timber-based biocoal enables environmentally friendly electricity production.

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Published on 8th February, 2017 at 14:03
by Rasmus Falck.
Last Updated on 28th February 2017 at 13:14.

 

Statoil eyes New York wind farm +

New York scene The Norwegian energy giant is considering constructing the facility that will serve America’s Big Apple.

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Published on 1st November, 2016 at 19:24
by Sarah Bostock and Michael Sandelson.

A winning solution for controlling chemical injection applications +

TechInvent's product Stavanger’s Offshore Northern Seas exhibition highlights developments in offshore oil and gas.

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Published on 18th October, 2016 at 20:23
by Rasmus Falck.

 

Norway oil majors lay off staff +

Over 300 workers at five internationally-reaching companies are affected as the oil service sector strike continues.

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Published on 28th September, 2016 at 09:39
by Michael Sandelson.

New North Sea oil and gas discovery +

The latest discovery is another to be announced regarding these waters in under three weeks.

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Published on 16th September, 2016 at 11:47
by Michael Sandelson.

 

Norway powers millions of UK Brexit homes +

Ratcliffe Power Plant cooling towers At least three initiatives will help people in Britain keep the lights on and reduce electricity-related carbon emissions before and after its EU departure.

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Published on 23rd August, 2016 at 21:19
by Michael Sandelson.
Last Updated on 24th August 2016 at 23:26.

Environmentalists: Norway GPFG divestments should increase +

Coal mining NGOs seek further action from the Norwegian Central Bank-managed Government Pension Fund Global regarding the environment.

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Published on 14th March, 2016 at 11:53
by Sarah Bostock and Michael Sandelson.
Last Updated on 14th March 2016 at 12:04.

 

Statoil begins Johan Sverdrup drilling +

Core samples from Johan Sverdrup The Norwegian energy major began drilling their first of 35 wells scheduled for the first phase of development, Tuesday.

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Published on 2nd March, 2016 at 11:03
by Lyndsey Smith and Michael Sandelson.

“Norway will become poorer,” OECD says

Handful of kroner The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development lists challenges for the Scandinavian country in its 2016 Economic Survey of Norway.

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Published on 20th January, 2016 at 12:29
by Sarah Bostock and Michael Sandelson.
Last Updated on 20th January 2016 at 13:02.

 

Norwegians likely next serving staff, expert says

Table setting The banking major’s risk director also predicts a lengthy rather than catastrophic downturn in Norway’s economy. Other analysts forecast improved news ahead.

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Published on 28th May, 2015 at 14:58
by Michael Sandelson.

Arctic oil exploration protest draws hundreds

Arctic icebergs Over 200 people voice their opposition to the government’s planned 23rd licensing round, arguing that it breaches parts of the Norwegian Constitution.

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Published on 27th April, 2015 at 14:23
by Michael Sandelson.
Last Updated on 8th May 2015 at 13:23.

 

Oil price excessive for Saudi Arabia, says analyst

An open plan office LONDON/STAVANGER: The Kingdom is leading an OPEC oil boom, aiming to attain a lower oil price. This comes amongst signs of slowing US shale growth.

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Published on 16th April, 2015 at 15:35
by Michael Sandelson.
Last Updated on 8th May 2015 at 13:29.

Statoil cost cuts deepen

New Identity, Statoil Expenses are to be reduced by a further 20 per cent, the Norwegian energy giant says.

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Published on 13th April, 2015 at 13:10
by Michael Sandelson.
Last Updated on 8th May 2015 at 13:29.

 

Oil slump brakes Norway business confidence

Concept of job cuts Western Norway optimism lowest as recruitment falls and events are cancelled.

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Published on 7th April, 2015 at 13:17
by Michael Sandelson.
Last Updated on 8th May 2015 at 13:29.

Norway oil sector fuels jobless figures

Desk 500 lost their jobs in March, seasonally adjusted NAV figures show.

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Published on 27th March, 2015 at 11:33
by Michael Sandelson.
Last Updated on 8th May 2015 at 13:32.

 

Norway SWF coal investment levels fail to impress

Coal cars Three environmental organisations pass judgment on the huge Norwegian fund.

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Published on 16th March, 2015 at 20:58
by Michael Sandelson.
Last Updated on 8th May 2015 at 13:29.

Statoil Q4 result plummets

Statoil Forus Operating result drops by 80 per cent, the net loss was USD 1.2bn, and Q4 2014 was the second quarter in a row with a deficit. Increased production did not ameliorate matters.

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Published on 6th February, 2015 at 12:58
by Michael Sandelson.
Last Updated on 8th May 2015 at 13:29.

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