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NOV Considering Billion-Dollar M&A in Oil Slump

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Category: Energy

After slowing down its M&A machine considerably over the past two years, National Oilwell Varco Inc. is looking at acquisitions in the billion-dollar range. The largest U.S. maker of oilfield equipment made seven acquisitions last year for a total of $86 million, a sharp drop from 2013, when it spent $2.4 billion in cash to […]

Source: Bloomberg

Published: March 22, 2016


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Norwegian Prime Minister to Attend US-Nordic Leaders Summit at White House

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Category: Government

Prime Minister Erna Solberg has been invited to attend a U.S.-Nordic Leaders summit, to be hosted by President Obama at the White House May 13, 2016. The summit will be an arena for discussing issues regarding transatlantic security, migration, climate changes, the Arctic, trade, global health and education. The summit will be followed by a […]

Source: Royal Norwegian Embassy in Washington

Published: March 18, 2016


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NTNU Selects Blackboard as its New E-Learning System

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Category: Education / Research

Following a competitive evaluation of the industry’s leading e-learning systems, the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) has selected Blackboard Learn™ as its new teaching and learning platform. Throughout the review process, Blackboard was the vendor that best met the institution’s needs and requirements for openness, flexibility and usability. Additionally, Blackboard Learn was found […]

Source: Blackboard Inc.

Published: March 9, 2016


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Norway Launches APA 2016, Adds New Blocks

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Category: Energy

The Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and Energy launched the APA 2016 licensing round on Thursday. The round comprises predefined areas with blocks in the North Sea, the Norwegian Sea and the Barents Sea. The predefined areas have been extended since APA 2015. The new areas include 24 blocks in the Norwegian Sea and 32 blocks […]

Source: World Oil

Published: March 17, 2016


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Norwegian Air Shuttle Sees US Dispute Going to Arbitration

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Category: Airline / Travel

Norwegian Air Shuttle’s dispute with U.S. regulators over its wish to fly more transatlantic routes will likely go to arbitration, the CEO of Europe’s third biggest budget airline said on Thursday. Norwegian wants to fly to the United States from Ireland but its Irish subsidiary has been waiting more than two-and-a-half years for permission from […]

Source: Reuters

Published: March 17, 2016


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