Thursday, January 21, 2021
Offshore

Norway to Award Arctic Drilling Permits in Q2, Minister Says

OSLO, Jan 21 (Reuters) – Norway is proceeding with plans to award oil and gas exploration permits in frontier regions of the Arctic later this year, Oil and Energy Minister...

January 21, 2021
Total Views: 981

Thursday, January 14, 2021
Offshore

Equinor to Test Floating Solar Farm in Sunny Norway

Norwegian energy producer Equinor is taking on a project to test floating solar power off the not-so-sunny coast of Norway. Equinor announced Thursday that it has partnered with Moss Maritime...

January 14, 2021
Total Views: 3002

Tuesday, January 12, 2021
offshore oil rig
Shipping

Norway Eyes Sea Change in Deep Dive for Metals Instead of Oil

By Nerijus Adomaitis OSLO, Jan 12 (Reuters) – Norway’s oil and gas reserves have made it one of the world’s wealthiest countries but its dreams for deep-sea discovery now center...

January 12, 2021
Total Views: 1888

Nor-Shipping 2019 Opening Ceremony at the Oslo City Hall
Shipping

Nor-Shipping Postpones 2021 Conference

Nor-Shipping has pushed its planned June 2021 conference to January 2022 amid impacts the COVID-19 pandemic. The conference says its decision to postpone the event is part of an effort...

January 12, 2021
Total Views: 282

Monday, December 7, 2020
container ship
Environment

Investors Sought for ‘Green Ammonia’ Plant Upgrade in Norway

By Andrew Noël (Bloomberg) — Yara International ASA plans to convert a plant in Norway to produce green ammonia in a bet the chemical will become a go-to fuel for emission-free...

December 7, 2020
Total Views: 987

Friday, November 6, 2020
Maritime News

Havyard Ditching Newbuilds for Service and Repair Work

Norwegian shipbuilder Havyard has announced plans ditch newbuilds and focus its operations on ship repair and service. Unfortunately, this will lead to downsizing of about 100 staff at the yard....

November 6, 2020
Total Views: 87

Wednesday, November 4, 2020
Maritime News

Norway’s Top Court Starts Hearing on Arctic Oil Exploration

By Nerijus Adomaitis OSLO, Nov 4 (Reuters) – Norway’s top court began to hear arguments on Wednesday on the legality of awarding offshore oil licenses in the Arctic, in a...

November 4, 2020
Total Views: 30

Wednesday, October 21, 2020
Gassnova Norway Longship CO2 Project
Uncategorized

Ocean CO2 Storage Could Be A Hot ESG Investment For Banks & Oil Majors

by George Hay (Reuters) – If offshore wind and solar power are zero-carbon energy’s ESG golden boys, carbon capture is its problem child. Climate activists often see the process of...

October 21, 2020
Total Views: 113

Tuesday, October 20, 2020
offshore rig
Maritime News

Losing Control? Norway’s Offshore Oil Workers Fear for Future as Rigs Go Remote

By Nerijus Adomaitis OSLO, Oct 20 (Reuters) – A shift to operating oil rigs remotely from land, which has been accelerated by lower crude prices, has rekindled concerns among Norwegian...

October 20, 2020
Total Views: 59

Friday, October 9, 2020
johan sverdrup offshore field
Maritime News

Norway Oil Strike Set to End as Wage Agreement Reached

By Nerijus Adomaitis OSLO, Oct 9 (Reuters) – Norwegian oil firms struck a wage bargain with labour union officials on Friday, ending a 10-day strike that had threatened to cut...

October 9, 2020
Total Views: 15

Sunday, September 27, 2020
Maritime News

Norway Warns of Forgotten Victims of Covid – Seafarers

By Lars Erik Taraldsen (Bloomberg) — Norway’s Prime Minister Erna Solberg warned of a humanitarian and trade crisis if the roughly 800,000 seafarers stranded around the globe due to the...

September 27, 2020
Total Views: 30

Tuesday, June 30, 2020
Maritime News

Norway’s $2.6 Billion Carbon Capture Bet Could Help Save the Planet

By Akshat Rathi (Bloomberg) — Plentiful reserves of fossil fuels and rich seams of valuable minerals are no guarantee of national health, wealth or happiness. The “resource curse” has blighted...

June 30, 2020
Total Views: 87

Thursday, June 25, 2020
Offshore

Norway’s Full-Scale Carbon Capture Project Could Become Financial Disaster, Report Warns

By Mikael Holter (Bloomberg) –Norway’s plan for a full-scale carbon capture and storage project could end up a financial disaster, according to a new report that includes an increased cost...

June 25, 2020
Total Views: 21

Friday, June 12, 2020
offshore wind farm
Maritime News

Norway Opens Expansive Offshore Areas to Wind Development

The Norwegian government has announced the opening of more than 860,000 acres of the Norwegian Continental Shelf to offshore wind development. The areas, known as “Utsira Nord” and “Sørlige Nordsjø...

June 12, 2020
Total Views: 4

Thursday, June 11, 2020
offshore rig north sea
Offshore

Oil Crisis Shows Richest Nordic Country Remains a Crude Addict

By Lars Erik Taraldsen and Mikael Holter (Bloomberg) –Norway has been talking for years about weaning itself off oil, but the Covid-19 crisis has revealed how far it has left...

June 11, 2020
Total Views: 16

Wednesday, June 10, 2020
mariner oil field uk north sea
Maritime News

Norway Demands More detail from Equinor on Overseas Operations

OSLO, June 10 (Reuters) – Norway’s energy minister said state-controlled Equinor must be more transparent about its foreign businesses after it was hit by mounting losses from U.S. oil and...

June 10, 2020
Total Views: 8

Wednesday, May 20, 2020
ship at sunset
Maritime News

Norwegian Shipowners Commit to Carbon Neutrality by 2050

Norwegian shipowners are committing an ambitious plan for the entire Norwegian fleet to be carbon neutral by 2050. The commitment, made under the umbrella of the Norwegian Shipowners’ Association, is...

May 20, 2020
Total Views: 4

Friday, May 15, 2020
Maritime News

‘Historic’ Investment Decision on Major Carbon Capture and Storage Project Offshore Norway

A trio of oil industry majors have made a historic investment decision on a large-scale offshore carbon capture and storage project offshore Norway seen as crucial to combating climate change. Equinor,...

May 15, 2020
Total Views: 25

Tuesday, February 4, 2020
offshore rig north sea
News

Norway to Set New Limit for Arctic Offshore Drilling

By Nerijus Adomaitis OSLO, Feb 4 (Reuters) – Norway may restrict oil firms’ access to offshore resources in the Arctic by moving the so-called ice edge, a line that sets a legal...

February 4, 2020
Total Views: 4

Tuesday, January 21, 2020
autonomous shipping
Maritime News

Norwegian Autonomous Ship Project Secures Major Funding

The European Union has provided more than 20 million euros to a pioneering project in Norway to advance autonomous ship technology. The funding, one of the largest grants of its...

January 21, 2020
Total Views: 41