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Må ha rike foreldre for å studere i USA

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Category: AmCham News

På begynnelsen av 90-tallet tok over 2.300 norske studenter en hel grad i USA. Ifjor var tallet mer enn halvert, til 1.022 studenter. – Helt håpløst, ifølge norgessjef Jan Grønbech i Google, som også er styreleder i American Chamber of Commerce in Norway. – Norske myndigheter gjør alt de kan for å stikke kjepper i […]

Source: Dagens Næringsliv


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Norwegian Marathon Great Waitz Dies at 57

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Category: Culture / Lifestyle

Waitz won the inaugural world marathon title in Helsinki in 1983 and a year later took Olympic silver in Los Angeles, the first time the event was included in a Games for female runners. She won her first New York City marathon in 1978, setting a world best time before winning the race a further […]

Source: Reuters

Published: December 16, 2018


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Norwegian Government Blames Food Retailers for High Prices

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Category: Food & Beverage

The committee says its findings show that, over time, Norway’s four major food retail chains have increased their power relative to the other links in the value chain. “The Food Chain Committee identifies important challenges relating to power relationships, transparency and information on market mechanisms and products. I would like Norwegian consumers to have a […]

Source: The Norway Post / Norwegian Ministry of Agriculture & Food

Published: December 16, 2018


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21st Licensing Round Awards

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Category: Energy

“The 21st licensing round will lay a foundation for further exploration of our least explored areas in the Barents Sea and deep-water areas in the Norwegian Sea.,” says Minister of Petroleum and Energy Ola Borten Moe. Twenty-nine companies have been awarded a participating interest. Of these, 13 companies have been offered operatorships. Half of the […]

Source: Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and Energy

Published: December 16, 2018


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Halliburton Awarded Integrated Well Services Contract with Statoil in Norway

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Category: Energy

Traditionally, Statoil has procured drilling and well services on a discrete basis. This is the first time Statoil has awarded an integrated well services contract in Norway, which includes project management by Halliburton, with the intent to increase efficiency and reduce development costs. Under the first phase of the contract, Halliburton will provide directional drilling […]

Source: Business Wire

Published: December 16, 2018


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