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Norwegian Crown Prince and Princess to Houston OTC

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Category: Energy

As part of a week-long visit to the United States, Norway’s Crown Prince and Crown Princess will spend two days in Houston this May. On a trip aimed at promoting Norwegian innovation, the Royals have chosen to attend this year’s Offshore and Technology Conference (OTC). Founded in 1969, OTC focuses on the development of offshore […]

Source: Royal Norwegian Embassy in Washington

Published: March 28, 2013


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NYTimes Interview with Ivar Kroghrud, QuestBack Lead Strategist

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Category: Technology

Q. Tell me about your approach to leadership. A. Part of my role is to be “chief ironing officer.” It’s very easy in a fast-growing company and fast-changing industry to get hung up on all the things that aren’t working and that we should be fixing. If you want to get extraordinary results, you have […]

Source: NYTimes

Published: March 30, 2013


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Statoil kjøper Dell infrastruktur

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Category: Technology

Avtalen omfatter Statoil globalt, men hovedvolumet vil knyttes til lokasjoner i Norge, heter det i en pressemelding. Den varer i tre år fra april 2013. Dell forklarer at det dreier seg om å pakke IT-komponenter som servere, lagring og nettverk, samt programvare for administrasjon, automatisering og orkestrering, i optimaliserte løsninger. Statoils mål er en gjennomvirtualisert […]

Source: Digi.no

Published: April 22, 2013


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US-Norway FATCA Agreement Inked

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Category: Tax

Through this agreement, and in an effort to combat international tax evasion, Norway and the U.S. have agreed to automatically exchange information on accounts held by U.S. persons in Norwegian banks and financial institutions, and vice versa. The U.S. Department of Treasury is currently in discussions with approximately 50 countries on coordinating FATCA implementation, and […]

Source: US Embassy Norway

Published: April 16, 2013


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Statoil CFO: Norway Needs New Giant Oil Find Every Other Year

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Category: Energy

“We expect the production on the Norwegian shelf to go on pretty well until  2020 or 2025, and after that it will fall,” Mr. Reitan said in an interview at  the sidelines of a parliament hearing on Norway’s public financing needs up to  2060. Norwegian group Statoil and other oil companies operating on the Norwegian  […]

Source: Dow Jones Newswires

Published: April 3, 2013


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