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Trump names Elon Musk, Facebook’s Cheryl Sandberg and Uber CEO to Advisory Team


Category: Automobile / Transport

Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk will join an advisory team for President-elect Donald Trump, Trump’s transition office announced Wednesday. Uber CEO Travis Kalanick and Pepsi CEO Indra Nooyi will also join the President’s Strategic and Policy Forum. The transition team’s announcement comes in advance of Trump’s Wednesday meeting with top tech leaders, including Musk, […]

Source: The Hill


Norwegian Optimarin AS named first U.S.-approved ballast water treatment

Category: Business and Investment News

The Optimarin AS ballast water management system officially became the first Coast Guard-approved method for U.S. waters. “While this is a significant milestone, it is the first of multiple system approvals that are needed to mitigate the threat of harmful aquatic invasive species,” said Rear Adm. Paul Thomas, assistant commandant for prevention policy, in announcing […]

Source: Workboat


Trump Picks Exxon Mobil’s Tillerson as Secretary of State

Category: Business and Investment News

Exxon Mobil Corp. Chief Executive Officer Rex Tillerson will be nominated as President-elect Donald Trump’s secretary of state, setting up a potential confirmation battle with U.S. lawmakers who have questioned the oilman’s relationship with Russian President Vladimir Putin. “Rex knows how to manage a global enterprise, which is crucial to running a successful State Department, and […]

Source: Bloomberg


Exactly How Good Are the New Pinot Noirs From California?

Category: Business and Investment News

Published earlier this week in Norsk Vinklubbers Forbund’s quarterly magazine, wine journalist Geir Salvesen travels to California to explore what he calls “some of the most exciting products to emerge in the Norwegian market over the past few years,” the new types of wine from California. The article, in Norwegian, is published below with permission […]

Source: NvKF


The wealth of Norwegian raw oil and natural gas: 1970-2015

Category: Business and Investment News

Based mainly on national accounts statistics, and supplemented with experts’ prediction about the expected profiles of production and price for raw oil, natural gas and the LNG, this paper makes estimation of the Norwegian oil and gas wealth for the period 1970-2015, by means of the NPV approach, as recommended by the latest SEEA. The […]

Source: SSB

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