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  • Brazil: the most promising international market

    04.03.2010

    Norway’s oil and gas supplier industry generated NOK 95 billion in export revenues in 2008. Brazil’s growth potential represents the market with the largest growth potential for the Norwegian oil industry, according to Run...

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  • IOR: Norway extracts twice global average

    16.01.2010

    When Ekofisk was first developed in the 1970s, it was thought that only 17% of reserves could be recovered. Based on original plans, the field would have finished producing already. Thanks to efficient operations and impro...

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  • The future of solutions

    16.12.2009

    The subsea cluster in Bergen seeks to embody and enhance the pioneering subsea experience from the North Sea. Through flat organizational structures and team spirit companies provide cost effective products and services. P...

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  • Oil industry marks 40 years: interview with OLF president Per Terje Vold

    16.12.2009

    In 1958, the Norwegian Geological Society wrote a letter to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. It stated: “Do not expect to find coal, oil or sulphur on the Norwegian Continental Shelf.” Then, on the night before Christmas E...

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  • A maritime powerhouse

    14.12.2009

    Anyone who’s ever studied a map of Norway can see instantly why shipping and maritime activities are such a crucial part of the nation’s economy. The country’s coastline spans 2,200 kilometres as the crow flies, but 10 tim...

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  • The subsea cluster

    14.12.2009

    Since the early 1980s the subsea industry in the region has expanded into one of the world’s most complete environments for subsea technology. In the Bergen region you are forced to deal with the seas and the weather, so t...

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  • Norsk Hydro: How an aluminium giant pursues solutions to prevent climate change

    01.10.2009

    Aluminium is known as an environmentally friendly metal because it can be readily recycled and used to make lighter vehicles that consume less fuel. Still, the production of primary aluminium by electrolysis is energy inte...

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  • Top 500 companies in Norway

    22.06.2009

    The first half of 2008 was part of the longest periods of growth Norway has experienced since the war. The second half, however, was marked by international, economic downturn and recession.

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  • Petroleum research

    10.02.2009

    From the 472-metre, 656,000-tonne concrete towers of the Troll A platform – the largest structure ever moved by man – to the invisible subsea well heads now operating in the Snøhvit field in the Barents Sea, Norway’s histo...

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  • Furniture industry -sitting on top of the world

    25.09.2008

    The Norwegian furniture industry is thriving. With more than 400 companies producing everything from dining furniture to sofas, from furniture for the health sector to recliners, the mark of quality and design are a nat...

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