Tagged: Troms

Prominent guests visit Melkøya

Executive vice president Øystein Michelsen in Statoil welcomed Norwegian industry and trade minister Trond Giske and US ambassador Barry B. White to the Hammerfest LNG plant today. “It was gratifying to show these two...

Army creates building boom in northern Norway

The Norwegian Armed Forces have spent over 350 million EUR on new installations and quarters in Troms county in course of the last nine years, reports the Barents Observer Since 2000, 3 billion NOK...

Cross-border workers get service centre in Kirkenes

Four Norwegian public authorities have established a joint service centre for foreign workers in the border town of Kirkenes. The centre is the first in Norway to serve cross-border commuters living in the Barents...

WWII in Northern Norway coming to the big screen

  Two Norwegian film production companies are planning to spend 400 million NOK on two films about World War 2 in Northern Norway, reports the BarentsObserver.com The Norwegian film production companies, Film Camp and Borealis Production, are...

Oil industry with eyes on the Arctic

   The Norwegian oil industry is focusing on winning the battle of developing the Lofoten area in northern Norway first. However, the ambitions for future development projects lie further north in the Arctic, reports...