Tagged: Oil Industry

Don’t drill, baby, don’t drill

M. Michael Brady Asker, Norway When Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg was interviewed by Dagens Næringsliv (the Norwegian business newspaper) at this year’s Offshore Northern Seas (ONS) international oil and gas industries fair in...

The new oil industry

“Oil Capital” Stavanger aims to become Northern Europe’s smart technology leader Rasmus Falck Oslo, Norway The Stavanger region, next to the North Sea, is Norway’s third-largest urban region with almost 350,000 people. The region...

On currency and oil

Musings about progress and restructuring Rasmus Falck Oslo, Norway In his annual speech, the Governor of the Bank of Norway recently said that oil prices have fallen sharply over the past six months. Even...

One million may have gone to America

According to author Sverre Mørkhagen, far more Norwegians than may have emigrated to North America between 1825 and 1975 than numbers previously stated by Statistics Norway By Torill Nordeng Aftenposten Translation by Norway.com staff...

StatoilHydro makes commitment to science teaching

A collaboration agreement between StatoilHydro and the City of Oslo education authority (UDE) aims to support the recruitment of more science teachers in the Norwegian capital. This Teach First Norway scheme will provide a...

Solving the chalk mystery in Stavanger

A piece of chalk in a laboratory at the University of Stavanger in Norway may be the key to unlock a great mystery. If the mystery is solved, it will generate billions in additional...

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...