Tagged: Mexico

First cases of H1N1 flu confirmed in Norway

The first two cases of H1N1 flu were confirmed in Norway on May 9. The Norwegian Health Directorate said two students in their 20s are recovering from “mild” forms of the disease. Both of...

GM, Chrysler announcements sting Hydro

Hydro does not rule out further reductions in its production of extruded aluminium automotive components and systems as result of the announcements that automakers General Motors and Chrysler are suspending vehicle production at most...

Kåss opens INTSOK’s annual Technology Conference in Houston

State Secretary from the Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and Energy, Robin Martin Kåss, opened the annual US-Norway technology conference in Houston on March 25. The 11th annual US-Norway technology conference hosted by INTSOK (Norwegian Oil...

Hydro to close precision tubing plant in Michigan

Hydro has decided to consolidate its aluminium precision tubing operations in North America as result of the extremely challenging situation in the automotive industry, and will consequently close its aluminium tubing plant in Michigan....

Securing access in Gulf of Mexico

Norway’s StatoilHydro was this week the highest bidder on 23 leases in the central area lease sale in the US Gulf of Mexico. StatoilHydro is one of the largest leaseholders in deepwater US Gulf...

Crown Prince and Crown Princess visit Mexico

On March 16 Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit began a four day official visit to Mexico. It is the first official visit to Mexico by members of the Norwegian Royal Family. The...