Tagged: Texas

How to be an American Oil Wife

Line Njaa Viste Stavenger, Norway I was on an airplane at Frankfurt am Main, headed for Houston, Texas. My entire life was in a storage unit, except for two suitcases and a small, checkered...

“Totally Texas” Norsk vocab

Norway has used “texas” for “crazy” for 60 years The Local After the U.S. magazine Texas Monthly picked up on the unflattering Norwegian use of their state’s name on Oct. 17, the story has...

It's a Matter of Pride for Norway's Krohn

This year Anders “The Viking” Krohn is taking a giant step closer to his goal of becoming only the second Norwegian race car driver to compete in the world’s greatest auto race, the Indianapolis...

Øya Festival London club night

The Øya Festival teams up with NME for a London club night in late February. Late February sees The Øya Festival teaming up with NME for a special club night featuring acts I Was...

Norwegian-American Nobel Prize Winner Norman Borlaug Dies

Norman Borlaug, Nobel laureate for fighting famine, dies at 95 Dr. Norman Borlaug, the Nobel Prize-winning scientist and father of the “green revolution” who was credited with saving 1 billion lives from famine, died...

Gardar Eide Einarsson at Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth

Gardar Eide Einarsson at Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Texas The first Director’s Council FOCUS exhibition for the 2009-2010 season, which opens Dec. 13,  will feature the work of Norwegian-born Gardar Eide Einarsson, who...

Norway at OTC 2009

  Visit the Norwegian Pavilion at OTC (Offshore Technology Conference) 2009 and win a trip for two to Norway. 60 top Norwegian innovators are participating at OTC 2009 in Houston, TX, and they are all...

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...