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Sunday, April 21, 2013
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Norway’s Ruling Party Backs Drilling Off Picturesque Lofoten Islands

OSLO, April 21 (Reuters) – Norway took a major step towards opening up an environmentally sensitive Arctic area to oil and gas exploration when the

April 21, 2013
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Sunday, March 24, 2013
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Sitting On Too Much Money, Norway Risks Going Off Course [ANALYSIS]

By Balazs Koranyi and Victoria Klesty OSLO, March 24 (Reuters) – Middle East-style oil wealth combined with a generous Nordic welfare model is slowly

March 24, 2013
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Sunday, March 10, 2013
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For Nordic Executives, Quality of Life is Paramount

By Niklas Pollard and Balazs Koranyi STOCKHOLM/OSLO, March 10 (Reuters) – Executive excess need not be etched in stone. Just look at the Nordic region,

March 10, 2013
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Wednesday, January 16, 2013
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Norwegian Regulators Sharpen Focus on Offshore Drillers and Arctic Safety

By Gwladys Fouche STAVANGER, Norway, Jan 16 (Reuters) – Oil companies are overlooking some vital safety issues when preparing to drill in frontier Arctic

January 16, 2013
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Thursday, January 10, 2013
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Jan Mayen Island is Likely Too Remote and Risky For Offshore Drilling Says Norway

Oil and gas exploration off Norway’s Jan Mayen Island, due to be opened up to drillers this year, poses “significant environmental

January 10, 2013
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Wednesday, October 3, 2012
Norway Port Preparing For Economic Boom, But Not Because of Oil

Norway Port Preparing For Economic Boom, But Not Because of Oil

(Bloomberg) — Three yellow construction cranes tower over heavy machinery and clusters of workers as they bustle in the Norwegian Arctic drizzle to get a

October 3, 2012
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Wednesday, September 12, 2012
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Safety Investigation Launched After Scare on Barents Sea Drilling Rig

OSLO–Norway’s oil safety agency opened an investigation Wednesday into last week’s scare in the Barents Sea involving an Eni SpA (E)

September 12, 2012
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Thursday, August 16, 2012
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Norwegian Oil Production Strangled by Old Rigs and Ridiculously High Salaries

(Bloomberg) — Norway needs to simplify rules for offshore oil rigs and reduce labor costs to support efforts to increase oil and gas production in

August 16, 2012
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Monday, July 9, 2012
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Lockout Averted on Norwegian Continental Shelf, Strike Ends

(Bloomberg) — Norway’s government ended a 16-day dispute between offshore oil and gas workers and their employers, averting a lockout that had

July 9, 2012
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No Progress Made Over the Weekend, Offshore Lockout Imminent

STOCKHOLM–No new meetings have been scheduled between parties in the Norwegian oil strike, and a costly shutdown of all production in Western

July 9, 2012
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Friday, July 6, 2012
Offshore Strike Continues to Escalate, Norwegian Minister of Labor Steps In
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Offshore Strike Continues to Escalate, Norwegian Minister of Labor Steps In

(Dow Jones) The Norwegian government Friday urged oil unions and companies to continue their negotiations in a bid to resolve a 13-day-old strike that is

July 6, 2012
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Thursday, July 5, 2012
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Statoil Threatens to Shut Down the Entire Norwegian Continental Shelf

STOCKHOLM–Oil and gas giant Statoil ASA (STO, STL.OS) and other companies represented by Norway’s Oil Industry Association have threatened to

July 5, 2012
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Wednesday, June 27, 2012
Atlantic Offshore Wins Four Year Deal for New Emergency Response Vessel
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Atlantic Offshore Wins Four Year Deal for New Emergency Response Vessel

Norway’s Atlantic Offshore said Wednesday that it has been awarded a four-year service contract with French energy major Total for the use of a new

June 27, 2012
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Tuesday, June 26, 2012
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After Recent Big Discoveries, Norway Looks to Award Offshore Exploration Licenses in Arctic Oil Patch

TRONDHEIM, Norway–Norway Tuesday pushed ahead with plans to award oil and gas drilling licenses mainly in the vital Arctic area, in a bid to open up new

June 26, 2012
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Monday, June 25, 2012
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Defiant Offshore Workers Cost Statoil $19 Million Per Day

OSLO (Dow Jones) –Norwegian oil giant Statoil ASA (STO) has said it will lose about 115 million kroner ($19 million) a day due to a strike by offshore

June 25, 2012
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Wednesday, June 20, 2012
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Marathon Awards Technip €300 Million EPIC Contract at Bøyla

Technip was awarded by Marathon Oil Norge AS an engineering, procurement, installation and commissioning contract, worth above €300 million, for the

June 20, 2012
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Friday, June 15, 2012
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Eidesvik LNG-Powered Supply Vessels Win Contracts from Leiv Eiriksson Consortium

The Leiv Eiriksson Consortium, a Norwegian continental shelf consortium managed by Rig Management Norway, has today awarded Eidesvik two contracts for their

June 15, 2012
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Monday, June 11, 2012
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Offshore Workers Strike, Norwegian Rigs Begin to Shut Down

(Dow Jones) OSLO–At least five of Norway’s oil and gas rigs will be shut due to a strike launched at midnight Saturday by 114 workers at oilfield

June 11, 2012
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Thursday, June 7, 2012
Bergen Group Awarded Major Contract for the Construction of Advanced Offshore Construction Vessel

Bergen Group Awarded Major Contract for the Construction of Advanced Offshore Construction Vessel

Norway’s Bergen Group says that, through its subsidiary Bergen Group BMV, it has signed a NOK 1 Billion (or about $165 million) contract with North Sea

June 7, 2012
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Wednesday, June 6, 2012
Norway’s Kleven Maritime Bags Another Order, This Time a PSV for Ugland
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Norway’s Kleven Maritime Bags Another Order, This Time a PSV for Ugland

It’s shaping up to be a good week for Kleven Maritime.   Yesterday, the Norwegian shipbuilder announced that it will build a US$180 million subsea

June 6, 2012
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