Norway News


Madsen to Chair Norway’s Research Council Executive Board

Dec 19, 2014

Henrik O. Madsen appointed chairman of the executive board of the Research Council of Norway DNV GL president and CEO Henrik O. Madsen was appointed as chairman of the executive board of the Research Council of Norway. The executive board is the Research Council’s highest authority…

Norway Plans $1.4 b Boost for Statkraft

Dec 05, 2014

Norway plans to boost the financial firepower of state-owned energy group Statkraft by $1.4 billion to support its renewable power expansion at home and abroad, the company said on Friday.Statkraft is Norway's biggest power firm in terms…

EnerMech Looking Long-Term In Norway

Nov 14, 2014

As the price of energy continues to fall and talk turns toward pulling the plug on select offshore energy projects, mechanical engineering company EnerMech seems to be bucking the trend in Norway, announcing plans to boost its workforce by more than 20% in the coming year…

Fairmount Tugs Delivers FPSO Petrojarl Knarr

Nov 03, 2014

Three tugs of Fairmount Marine have towed the brand new FPSO Petrojarl Knarr from South Korea to Norway in just 61 days. Petrojarl Knarr, one of world’s largest floating production and storage units (FPSO) for harsh environments, was delivered in the port of Haugesund…

Maersk Interceptor Named in Norway

Oct 30, 2014

In a ceremony held at GMC Marine Partners yard in Mekjarvik in Norway, Mrs. Anita Utseth, Senior Vice President in Det norske oljeselskab ASA (Det norske) had the honour of naming the ultra harsh environment jack-up rig Maersk Interceptor…

Bibby Offshore Expands in Norway

Aug 27, 2014

Bibby Offshore announced its continued international expansion with the opening of an office in Stavanger, Norway. The Norwegian office for Bibby Offshore will be headed by Arne Lier.Bibby Offshore has a leading subsea services position in the U…

2H Offshore Hires Hopkins to Support Norway Growth

Aug 21, 2014

2H Offshore, an Acteon company, has appointed Paul Hopkins as principal engineer, to develop 2H Offshore’s growing client base in Norway. Hopkins worked for 2H Offshore from 2001 - 2006 on a diverse range of riser projects, including Exxon’s…

Omega Completion Technology Strengthens Team in Norway

Jul 01, 2014

Independent well completion and intervention technology developer and manufacturer Omega Completion Technology has appointed a business development manager in Norway in response to an increase in Scandinavian contracts and projects.Joachim…

Offshore O&G: Cuts, Delays in Norway as Costs Soar

Apr 24, 2014

More oil and gas projects in Norway could be put on hold because of rising costs, adding to a growing list of developments that have been delayed or called off, Bente Nyland, the head of the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate said on Thursday.Most vulnerable will be small fields…

Griffin Hires New GM in Norway

Jan 07, 2014

Griffin Global Group, a marine and offshore travel specialist, announced the appointment of Wenche Eeg as General Manager based in Bergen.Wenche has more than 30 years of experience in the travel industry most recently with Cruise Norway AS where she held the position for seven years…

Pulse Opens Bergen Office, Appoints New Manager

Dec 03, 2013

Pulse Structural Monitoring, an Acteon company, has appointed Eivind Vethe as business development manager in Norway. His appointment coincides with the opening of a new Bergen office to extend Pulse’s presence in the Norwegian market and enable the company to offer enhanced local support…

Arctic Oil & Gas - "Alaska 1, Norway 0"

Aug 05, 2013

E&P costs have been increasing by 11% per annum for the last five years, according to Barclays Capital, and nowhere are they increasing faster than in remote and harsh offshore environments like Alaska’s OCS or Norway’s north Barents Sea.The…

Norway First to Sign IMO Fishing Vessel Safety Protocol

Jul 16, 2013

The Kingdom of Norway has become the first State to sign the Cape Town Agreement of 2012 on the Implementation of the Provisions of the 1993 Protocol relating to the Torremolinos International Convention for the Safety of Fishing Vessels, 1977…

From Norway to Brazil (and Back)

Jun 19, 2013

Norway’s involvement with this South American energy powerhouse predates the current oil boom. Today’s commerce model flows in both directions in ever increasing frequency and volumes.Make no mistake about it: Brazil is important to Norway…

Ulstein Group Awarded Academic's Union Gold

Jun 17, 2013

Norway's Tekna (Technical and Scientific Association) awards its gold medal to Ulstein Group for creating opportunities in technology.Gunvor Ulstein, CEO of Ulstein Group, received Tekna’s Gold Medal at a recent ceremony. The medal is given…

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