Category Archives: Norway

Press Releases & News from Norway distributed via EuropaWire

Hydro further invests at its Cressona facility in Pennsylvania

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 29-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Hydro announces its EUR 41 million ($48.3 million) investment for asset modernization in Cressona, Pennsylvania, to support the growing transportation, distribution, and industrial market segments in North America. The company will continue its … Read the full press release

DNV appointed one of the auditors for the CrewSafe programme in South East Asia

(PRESS RELEASE) BÆRUM, 28-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — DNV, the world’s leading classification society and risk management expert, announces that it has been selected as an auditor in the multi-party backed CrewSafe programme. With this appointment, DNV embarks on an instrumental … Read the full press release

Kuehne+Nagel acquires leading Norwegian perishables freight forwarder Salmosped

Salmosped specialises in salmon and seafood logistics Acquisition fosters the global presence in the salmon and seafood market (PRESS RELEASE) SCHINDELLEGI, 9-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Global transport and logistics company, Kuehne+Nagel announces that it has entered into a binding agreement … Read the full press release

Telenor Group divests its mobile operations in Myanmar to M1 Group

(PRESS RELEASE) FORNEBU, 8-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Telenor Group announces that it has entered into an agreement with M1 Group for the sale of 100 percent of its mobile operations in Myanmar. The transaction is worth of a total consideration of 105 million … Read the full press release

DNV updates rules for ship classification with new class notations to tackle decarbonization challenge in the maritime industry

(PRESS RELEASE) BÆRUM, 2-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — World’s leading classification society, DNV announces the latest updates to its rules for ship classification, with a raft of new class notations, including “Fuel Ready” and “Gas fuelled ammonia” notations. The new updates … Read the full press release

New appointments at Yara’s Group Executive Board

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 23-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Yara (OTCMKTS: YARIY), global crop nutrition leader, announced it made the following appointments to its Group Executive Board effective 1 July 2021, to strengthen transformation focus and portfolio development. Lars Røsæg is appointed … Read the full press release

Euronext: Komplett goes public on Oslo Børs

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 21-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — European stock exchange Euronext congratulates Komplett on its listing on Oslo Børs (ticker code: KOMPL). Komplett Group is a leading online-first electronics and IT products retailer with operations in Norway, Sweden and Denmark. … Read the full press release

DNV expands into digital health market with the acquisition of Imatis

(PRESS RELEASE) BÆRUM, 21-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — DNV announces that it will acquire Norwegian digital health pioneer Imatis as first step in its new and ambitious expansion plan into the e-health market. Imatis provides digital solutions to hospitals, municipalities and … Read the full press release

DNV and Keppel Offshore & Marine to promote the introduction of hydrogen as an energy source in Singapore

(PRESS RELEASE) BÆRUM, 17-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — DNV, the independent expert in assurance and risk management, has announced it signed an agreement with Keppel Offshore & Marine (Keppel O&M), a world leader in providing total solutions to the offshore, marine … Read the full press release

Equinor aims at reducing net carbon intensity with 20% by 2030 and 40% by 2035

(PRESS RELEASE) STAVANGER, 15-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Equinor ASA (OSE:EQNR, NYSE:EQNR), an oil, gas, wind and solar energy active in more than 30 markets globally, has announced its strategy to accelerate the company’s transition while growing cash flow and returns. … Read the full press release

Yara EVP Communications & Procurement Pablo Barrera takes the role of Executive Director of social venture IMAGINE

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 10-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Yara (OTCMKTS: YARIY), global crop nutrition leader, has announced that its EVP Communications & Procurement Pablo Barrera will assume the role of Executive Director of social venture IMAGINE. At IMAGINE Food Collective he … Read the full press release

AqualisBraemar LOC appointed in designing Europe’s first emission free hydrogen fuel cell sea-going passenger and car ferry

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 7-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Leading independent global energy and marine consultancy, AqualisBraemar LOC announces that it has been appointed by Caledonian Maritime Assets Ltd. (CMAL) to partner in designing Europe’s first emission free hydrogen fuel cell sea-going … Read the full press release

Statkraft’s Banja Floating Solar project in Albania starts generating renewable energy

(PRESS RELEASE) OLSO, 3-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Generator of renewable energy, as well as Norway’s largest and the Nordic region’s third largest energy producer, Statkraft and Norwegian supplier Ocean Sun, announce the start of commercial operations at the first unit … Read the full press release

Equinor ASA nomination committee recommends its corporate assembly to re-elect all the shareholder elected members of Equinor ASA’s board of directors

(PRESS RELEASE) STAVANGER, 1-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Equinor ASA (OSE:EQNR, NYSE:EQNR),Norway-based energy company with a proud history (formerly Statoil), has announced that its nomination committee recommends its corporate assembly to re-elect all the shareholder elected members of Equinor ASA’s board … Read the full press release

Equinor, RWE Renewables and Hydro REIN to jointly submit application to develop offshore wind farm in the Norwegian North Sea

(PRESS RELEASE) STAVANGER, 26-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Equinor announces signing of collaboration agreement with RWE Renewables and Hydro REIN for offshore wind in Norway. The partners have strong expertise in all parts of the offshore wind value chain from development, … Read the full press release

Hydro welcomes the European Commission’s intention to impose antidumping duties on Chinese aluminium converter foil

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 25-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Hydro Rolling, leading manufacturer of advanced rolled aluminium products, has welcomed the announcement of the European Commission on May 21 of its intention to impose antidumping duties of 16-29.1% on aluminium converter foil … Read the full press release

New research unlocks long tail growth opportunity for the tech industry

Are Freelancers the Long-Tail Channel of the Future

(PRESS RELEASE) COPENHAGEN, 25-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — A new study looking into the business models and strategies of freelancers has revealed a unique and untapped growth opportunity for digital service providers. Freelancers today represent a growing labour market segment, one … Read the full press release

Wintershall Dea announces significant gas, and oil discovery in the Dvalin North, Haltenbanken area of the Norwegian Sea

Combined resource estimate of 71-157 mmboe in primary and secondary target Field development options being evaluated (PRESS RELEASE) STAVANGER, 20-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Europe’s leading independent gas and oil company, Wintershall Dea announces that it has made a significant gas, … Read the full press release

DNV announces collaborative research project to develop automated verification of inspection data from offshore wind farms

(PRESS RELEASE) BÆRUM, Norway, 13-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — DNV announces the launch of a new collaborative research project in partnership with the University of Bristol and Percepetual Robotics to develop an automated data processing procedure for verification of detected wind … Read the full press release

Alfa Laval further supports marine industry’s decarbonization efforts with the acquisition of StormGeo

(PRESS RELEASE) LUND, 10-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Alfa Laval, a world leader in heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling, announces that it will acquire StormGeo – a global leader in weather intelligence and advanced data science solutions. The acquisition … Read the full press release

Yara launches a farm decarbonization business created for farmers to earn additional revenue from adopting climate-positive practices

The new farm decarbonization business has operations and partnerships across four continents (PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 7-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Yara, a leading crop nutrition solutions provider, announces the commercial launch of Agoro Carbon Alliance, a global business created for farmers to earn additional … Read the full press release

Equinor and Vårgrønn to develop floating offshore wind farm at Utsira Nord in the Norwegian North Sea

(PRESS RELEASE) STAVANGER, 6-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Vårgrønn, the Norwegian renewable energy company established by HitecVision and Eni, announces signing of collaboration agreement with Equinor to jointly prepare and submit an application to the Norwegian authorities to develop floating offshore … Read the full press release

Seadrill Management S PTE Ltd awarded 4-years drilling contract for the Bacalhau field in Brazil

(PRESS RELEASE) STAVANGER, Norway, 28-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Equinor ASA (FRA: DNQA), an energy company that develops oil, gas, wind and solar energy active in more than 30 countries, has announced that Equinor Brasil Energia Ltda has, on behalf of … Read the full press release

Equinor completes divestment of its US Bakken assets to Grayson Mill Energy

(PRESS RELEASE) STAVANGER, Norway, 27-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Energy company Equinor announces that it has completed the transaction with Grayson Mill Energy that was previously announced in February 2021. As a result, Equinor has divested all its operated and non-operated … Read the full press release

CMHI’s offshore rig SHEN LAN TAN SUO receives world’s first Smart notation compliance certificate from DNV

(PRESS RELEASE) BÆRUM, 15-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — DNV announces that it has awarded SHEN LAN TAN SUO, a semi-submersible drilling platform from China Merchant Heavy Industry (CMHI), its Smart notation compliance certificate, becoming the world’s first offshore unit to receive … Read the full press release

Mono Solutions recognizes Norwegian small business agency with best website 2021 award

(PRESS RELEASE) COPENHAGEN, 14-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Mono Solutions has named Norwegian lawyer’s Høgseth DA’s website, https://advokathogseth.no, as its top website of 2021. The site, designed by Norwegian agency, Idium, topped 105 European entries – all  created on the Mono … Read the full press release

Gasum trials deliveries of liquefied biogas for the Finnish Border Guard

(PRESS RELEASE) ESPOO, 7-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Gasum announces that it has started biogas deliveries for the Finnish Border Guard. One delivery was made from Risavika in Norway and another from the Turku biogas plant, in Finland. These test deliveries … Read the full press release

Hydro trials introduction of post-consumer scrap in the production process of its primary aluminium

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 17-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Hydro announces that it is exploring ways to recycle aluminium directly within the primary aluminium production at its Norwegian smelters, with the aim to further reduce its industry-leading climate footprint from primary aluminium … Read the full press release

Hydro Sustainability Fund and Brazil’s Mitsui Bussan Foundation launch new initiative to generate value and new business in the mandioca chain

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 17-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Hydro announces that The Hydro Sustainability Fund has partnered with Brazil’s Mitsui Bussan Foundation to launch a new initiative in the Barcarena region called ‘Tipitix’ with the aim to boost the use of … Read the full press release

Alfa Laval Framo pumping systems to be used in the installation of Scotland’s largest offshore wind park Seagreen

(PRESS RELEASE) LUND, 2-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Alfa Laval – a world leader in heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling announces that it will supply Saipen with Framo pumping systems for the foundations of Scotland’s largest offshore wind farm … Read the full press release