Tagged: Arctic Circle

Railway

Miners and rail lines and bears, oh my!

Ofotbanen, legendary iron-hauling railway, is a trip through history and wild landscapes M. Michael Brady Asker, Norway Above the Arctic Circle in Norway, Ofotbanen is a rail line like no other. It’s the world’s...

The largest contract ever to Technip Norge

Technip has been awarded by Eni Norge AS an engineering, procurement, construction and installation contract, worth approximately USD 290 million, for the Goliat field development. Goliat will be the first Norwegian oil producing field...

Hurtigruten offers Reindeer Races and Ice Hotels

This winter, Hurtigruten invites guests to experience Norwegian culture with six distinctive theme vacations, each of which feature a sailing along Norway’s stunning 1,250-mile west coast between Bergen and Kirkenes, above the Arctic Circle,...

International election observers in place

Observers from twelve countries of the former Soviet Union, among them Russia, Belarus, Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan will observe the Norwegian Parliamentary elections. The observers were invited to Norway by the Norwegian Helsinki Committee. During the 2005...

By train in Norway

The Norwegian railway network stretches from Kristiansand in the south to Bodø, above the Arctic Circle. It is even possible to travel by train to Narvik, which is connected to the Swedish railway network....

Norway vote may break Lofoten drilling gridlock

OSLO, Aug 27 (Reuters) – Norway’s election next month offers a chance to break years of political gridlock over oil and gas activities in the pristine Lofoten region, one of the last major stretches...

How Narvik was fooled into investing in CDOs

How Narvik, Norway, a small town near the Arctic circle, was fooled into investing in Collateralized Debt Obligations (CDOs). From CNBC’s “CNBC,” original air date, February 12, 2009.