Wednesday, May 20, 2020
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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

May 20, 2020
Total Views: 26

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

May 15, 2020
Total Views: 86

Tuesday, February 4, 2020
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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

February 4, 2020
Total Views: 20

Tuesday, January 21, 2020
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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

January 21, 2020
Total Views: 252

Tuesday, January 7, 2020
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Maritime News

Oil Giant Reveals Survival Tactics in Age of Climate Anxiety

By Mikael Holter (Bloomberg) –The largest oil company in western Europe’s biggest petroleum exporter wants to drastically cut its carbon footprint.

January 7, 2020
Total Views: 5

Wednesday, December 18, 2019
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Maritime News

Norway Picks Offshore Wind Naysayer as Oil and Energy Minister

By Nerijus Adomaitis and Gwladys Fouche OSLO, Dec 18 (Reuters) – Norway made an outspoken right-wing lawmaker who once called wind turbines “white

December 18, 2019
Total Views: 14

Tuesday, November 5, 2019
Transocean Spitsbergen
Maritime News

Green Groups Return to Court to Stop Arctic Oil Drilling off Norway

By Nerijus Adomaitis OSLO, Nov 5 (Reuters) – Environmental groups urged a Norwegian appeals court on Tuesday to take emissions from the country’s

November 5, 2019
Total Views: 6

Thursday, October 24, 2019
johan sverdrup

Norway’s New Crude a Threat to Rivals in Asia

By Bloomberg News (Bloomberg) –Norway’s new oil grade is making inroads in Asia, threatening to undermine sales of similar crudes from Africa and South

October 24, 2019
Total Views: 5

Tuesday, October 15, 2019
Ytterøyningen ferry

Fire and Gas Explosion in Battery Room of Norwegian Ferry Prompts Lithium-Ion Power Warning

Norwegian authorities are warning shipowners and operators about the dangers associated with lithium-ion battery systems after a fire and subsequent gas

October 15, 2019
Total Views: 792

Thursday, October 3, 2019
Transocean Spitsbergen

Transocean Semi-Submersible is First to Use Battery Power for Drilling Operations

Deepwater drilling contractor Transocean says it has deployed that world’s first hybrid battery system on floating drilling rig to supplement power needs

October 3, 2019
Total Views: 91

Wednesday, September 4, 2019
Pioneering Spirit world record

North Sea Oil Poised for Last Hurrah With Giant Norway Field

By Timothy Abington and Mikael Holter (Bloomberg) –The rise of a huge new Norwegian oil field is poised to give North Sea output one of its biggest

September 4, 2019
Total Views: 34

Tuesday, September 3, 2019
Johan Sverdrup

Norway Approves Johan Sverdrup Start-Up

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted its approval for the start-up of the Johan Sverdrup field in the North Sea. With expected recoverable resources

September 3, 2019
Total Views: 5

Thursday, August 22, 2019
Maritime News

Norway Approves Funding for Floating Wind Farm at North Sea Oil Fields

Norwegian government-run Enova has approved funding of up to NOK 2.3 billion (US$256 million) to support a project that would develop the world’s first

August 22, 2019
Total Views: 210

Thursday, April 4, 2019
johan castberg discovery

Norway’s Oil Industry Must Become Emissions-Free, Labor Says

By Mikael Holter (Bloomberg) — Norway should set a deadline for its oil industry to become completely emissions-free, the leader of the country’s

April 4, 2019
Total Views: 2

Friday, March 22, 2019
Pioneering Spirit world record

Pioneering Spirit Sets New Offshore Lifting Record at Johan Sverdrup

A new offshore lifting world record has been set with the installation of the final topsides in first phase of the Johan Sverdrup field development project in

March 22, 2019
Total Views: 234

Wednesday, March 13, 2019
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Maritime News

Norway Wealth Fund Turns Spotlight on India Shipbreaking

By Gwladys Fouche OSLO, March 13 (Reuters) – The ethics watchdog for Norway’s $1-trillion wealth fund will focus this year on shipbreaking on

March 13, 2019
Total Views: 34

Friday, March 8, 2019
semisubmersible drilling rig at sea

Norway Fund to Sell Stakes in Oil Exploration and Production Firms, But Its Keeping Integrated Energy Stocks

By Gwladys Fouche and Terje Solsvik OSLO, March 8 (Reuters) – Norway’s trillion-dollar sovereign wealth fund, the world’s biggest, will

March 8, 2019
Total Views: 2

Thursday, February 14, 2019
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Maritime News

Abide By the Claw: Norway’s Arctic Snow Crab Ruling Boosts Claim to Oil

By Alister Doyle and Gwladys Fouche OSLO, Feb 14 (Reuters) – A court delivered a painful nip to European Union fishermen on Thursday by tightening

February 14, 2019
Total Views: 1

Monday, January 14, 2019
drilling rig
Maritime News

Norway Supreme Court to Hear Snow Crab Case with Implication for Oil

By Gwladys Fouche OSLO, Jan 15 (Reuters) – Norway’s Supreme Court will on Tuesday hear arguments on whether EU ships can fish for snow crab off

January 14, 2019
Total Views: 6

Friday, December 14, 2018
Johan Castberg FPSO
Maritime News

Norway Postpones Decision on Arctic Oil Terminal to Serve Johan Castberg Offshore Field

OSLO, Dec 14 (Reuters) – The Norwegian government has postponed a decision on whether to mandate the construction of an oil processing terminal near the

December 14, 2018
Total Views: 16