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Discovery Communications to Acquire TVNorge & Radio Norge

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Category: Entertainment & Lifestyle

(Silver Spring, Md.) Discovery Communications today announced a definitive agreement with ProSiebenSat.1 Group to purchase the company’s SBS Nordic operations for a total enterprise value of approximately $1.7 billion (€1.325 billion). The acquisition of SBS Nordic includes 12 television networks in Norway, Sweden, Denmark and Finland, among other assets, and further solidifies Discovery’s long-term growth […]

Source: Discovery Communications

Published: December 17, 2018


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Norway GDP to Grow Briskly on Oil and Gas

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Category: Statistics

The economy will grow briskly for years and the red hot property market – the biggest risk in an otherwise model economy – will cool gradually, the agency said in a quarterly projection. Three months ago the agency projected economic growth of 2.2 percent in 2013. Investments in oil and gas, which make up a […]

Source: Reuters

Published: June 12, 2012


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Which US State Has the Best Tax Climate for Business?

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Category: Statistics

The top three states – Wyoming, South Dakota, and Nevada – have no corporate or income taxes. That environment is especially helpful for small business owners who pay taxes using the income tax rate. “The lesson is simple: a state that raises sufficient revenue without one of the major taxes will, all things being equal, […]

Source: US Chamber of Commerce

Published: December 17, 2018


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NASA Info Could Aid Robotic Oil Drill Development

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Category: Energy

Robotic Drilling Systems (formerly Seabed Rig) has signed an agreement with  the US space agency that will enable the company to access some of the most  advanced robotic software in the world. The company hopes this will aid the development of its prototype autonomous  drill, designed to help the oil industry expand its operations, particularly  […]

Source: The Engineer

Published: June 9, 2012


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ExxonMobil tror USA blir netto energieksportør

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Category: Energy

Det fremgår av selskapets årlige energitrendrapport, som offentliggjøres tirsdag, ifølge The Wall Street Journal.  Exxons anslag ligner på anslag fra det amerikanske energidepartementets statistikkfløy (EIA) og det internasjonale energibyrået (IEA), som begge har spådd at landet vil produsere mer enn det forbruker innen noen få tiår. Selskapet mener likevel USA ikke vil være energiuavhengig, men […]

Source: TDN Finans

Published: November 12, 2012


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