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Norway’s energy sector rebounding from historic lows

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Category: Energy

Investment activity in the energy sector was lower than previous estimates. A modest increase in investments in the Norwegian oil and gas industry is expected, though pressures on the overall energy sector remain, the government said. Norway is a main oil and gas producer and one of the central suppliers to the European economy, outside […]

Source: UPI

Published: April 28, 2017


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Scandinavians Take Drastic Steps to Get Into Booming Housing Market

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Category: Culture / Lifestyle

Joakim Bakka, a 29-year-old shop worker, was so desperate to get into Norway’s booming housing market that he was prepared to borrow money at 13 percent for a deposit to buy a home. It would have been risky but he felt he had no choice. Bakka, from the Norwegian city of Drammen, is not alone […]

Source: NY Times

Published: April 28, 2017


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U.S. women make history at cross country skiing world championships

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Category: Culture / Lifestyle

Eight years ago, Kikkan Randall made history when she was the first American woman to win a cross country skiing world championship medal. On Thursday, she and teammate Jessie Diggins held the U.S. flag as they skied down the finishing lane together after making more history at the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships in Lahti, […]

Source: USA Today

Published: April 28, 2017


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Republican Lawmakers Concerned About Trump’s Trade Agenda

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Category: Trade

Republican lawmakers are concerned about where President Trump is headed on trade and are asking who in the administration is in charge of policies that could affect their home-state economies. Their biggest worries are what will replace the Trans-Pacific Partnership — the largest trade deal in U.S. history until it was scrapped by President Trump […]

Source: The Hill

Published: February 20, 2017


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Lover oljeflom under Trump

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Category: Energy

Hjulpet av president Donald Trump vil flommen av skiferolje fra USA bare øke, mener toppsjefen i oljegiganten ConocoPhillips. Han tror høye oljepriser er historie. Han setter seg ned på Holmenkollen Park Hotel i en kort pause under en vinterlig norgesturné. Normalt er ConocoPhillips-sjef Ryan Lance basert i Houston, et langt hetere sted på mange vis. […]

Source: DN

Published: February 20, 2017


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