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Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg Lectures at the Harvard Kennedy School

Business

Category: Government

Stoltenberg discussed how the “Oil Curse” occurs in countries with natural resources, noting the negative relationship between countries with a large amount of natural resources and real GDP per capita. Stoltenberg focused on the Norwegian experience and how although oil and gas has a large impact on the economy, it is balanced in a way […]

Source: Harvard University

Published: December 19, 2018


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First US Built LNG-Fueled PSV with Unique Nitrogen Membrane Generator

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Category: Shipping & Offshore

The NC 1.1 series cabinet model consists of a complete N2 Generator, a control panel and a feed air pre-treatment with a PLC control. The Nitrogen Membrane System is approved by all international marine standards. The fact that the system is DNV type-approved was one key reason why Harvey Gulf International selected the system. This unique […]

Source: Air Products

Published: December 19, 2018


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Norway to End Prestigious Statoil Mongstad CO2 Capture Project

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Category: Energy

The International Energy Agency–the energy watchdog of the Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development–has said that CO2 capture and storage from power plants fired by oil, gas and coal will play a vital role in worldwide efforts to limit global warming, contributing to about 20% of required emissions reductions in 2050. The Mongstad full-scale project […]

Source: World Oil

Published: December 19, 2018


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SINTEF & NTNU: Robotic Snake Could Be Next Mars Explorer

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Category: AmCham News

Red Orbit reports that researchers at The Foundation for Scientific and Industrial Research (SINTEF) in Norway developed a robotic snake in response to the limitations of more conventional Mars rovers. The idea is to get a rover on the Red Planet that can get to all of those hard to reach places with ease – the […]

Source: iScienceTimes

Published: December 19, 2018


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Internship Opportunities at the Norwegian Embassy in Washington D.C.

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Category: AmCham News

The Norwegian Embassy in Washington D.C. is looking for three interns for their Political, Economic & Culture and Communications sections. These internships are offered each spring and fall. Please find further information HERE.

Source: Royal Norwegian Embassy in Washington

Published: December 19, 2018


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