Tagged: Hammerfest

The Search for Thor

Mørketid by Randi Millman-Brown Thor Jensen, 36, moves from Oslo to Hammerfest. He is promoted to bank manager, becomes engaged, and takes a one-month hiking trip through occupied Finnmark in 1941. By the end...

Hammerfest

The Search for Thor

Hammerfest by Randi Millman-Brown Hammerfest was the next destination on my journey to find out what happened to my great-uncle Thor Jensen. Thor moved to Hammerfest in December 1940, after accepting the position of...

FLL Champions

Hammerfest First Lego League team invited to World Festival in US Benedicte Schleis Hammerfest, Norway First Lego League (FLL) is an international competition whose purpose is to make science and math interesting to children...

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...

Eco-friendly Norwegian Coast Guard vessel

The new Norwegian Coast Guard vessel KV Barentshav can now refuel natural gas close to the areas it is protecting in the Barents Sea, reports the Barents Observer. The Norwegian company Barents NaturGass is...

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...

StatoilHydro: Natural gas – fuel of the future

“Natural gas is an attractive energy source for the future,” said Rune Bjørnson, StatoilHydro’s executive vice president for natural gas during a press seminar in Oslo on Sept. 24. StatoilHydro is currently the second...

StatoilHydro shuts down Hammerfest LNG plant

The Hammerfest LNG plant at Melkøya in northern Norway shut down on August 15 for upgrading and maintenance work. As operator, StatoilHydro is conducting upgrading and modification work at the Hammerfest gas liquefaction plant...

Goliat approved by Norwegian Parliament

    The Norwegian Storting (Parliament) has approved the Plan for Development and Operation (PDO) for the Eni-operated Goliat field in tha Barents Sea. This is going to be one of the biggest in northern...