Statoil to Reduce Interest in US Southern Marcellus


Category: Energy

Statoil has agreed to reduce its working interest in the non-operated US southern Marcellus onshore asset from 29% to 23%, following a USD 394 million transaction with Southwestern Energy (the “transaction”). “The transaction reduces Statoil’s non-operated holdings at an attractive price, demonstrating the value of the Marcellus assets” said Torstein Hole, Statoil senior vice president […]

Source: Statoil

Published: December 24, 2014


The Norwegian firm that tests the world’s ships


Category: Shipping & Offshore

For a business that few people have heard of, and whose uninspiring name sounds a few digits short of a number plate, Norwegian company DNV GL continues to pass the test of time. Celebrating its 150th anniversary this year, and with an annual turnover of more than $3bn (£2bn), its chief executive Henrik Madsen says […]

Source: BBC

Published: December 21, 2014


AmCham Membership News


Category: AmCham News

Find out what’s going on with our members, industry and US/Norway issues, holiday wine recommendations and more  below! >> How to Hire Candidates with the Appropriate Expertise >> AmCham Member Tips: Planning Your 2015 Travel >> New AmCham Members >> Bridging the Atlantic: Telemark, Norway & the Midwest USA >> Interim Management – Finding an Operational Leader on Short Notice […]


Published: December 19, 2014


Sons of Norway serves up lutefisk dinner for many


Category: Culture / Lifestyle

Duluth, MN ( — There’s a special dinner item that is enjoyed right here in the Northland during the holidays. Lutefisk… Love it or hate it, it’s a tradition for many. It’s that time again and Norway Hall is packed. “We think it’s the best lutefisk dinner in Duluth” said Lutefisk Chef, Kris Eide, and […]

Source: Northlands News Center

Published: December 14, 2014


Norway’s tree at Union Station to feature environmental message


Category: Culture / Lifestyle

Ah, the holidays — they’re all about Christmas carols, mistletoe, and… global warming? That’s according to the 32-foot Christmas tree at Union Station donated by Norway, which will be festooned with polar bear ornaments to remind holiday merrymakers of something a little more serious than visions of sugarplums. Norwegian Ambassador Kåre Aas tells us the embassy […]

Source: The Washington Post

Published: December 1, 2014