Category Archives: Norway

Press Releases & News from Norway distributed via EuropaWire

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

Neptune Energy announces start-up of gas production at Gjøa P1 development in the Norwegian sector of the North Sea

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 23-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — One of Europe’s largest independent exploration and production companies Neptune Energy together with its partners Wintershall Dea, Petoro and OKEA announce that the Gjøa P1 development in the Norwegian sector of the North … Read the full press release

Total relies on DNV GL to enhance its operations in the UK

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 22-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — DNV GL announces that it has secured a three-year services contract from Total E&P UK Lt to provide multiple services across the full portfolio of Total’s oil and gas assets in the UK … Read the full press release

Maritime industry: DNV GL releases white paper “Closing the safety gap in an era of transformation”

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 16-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — The world’s leading classification society, DNV GL, announces a white paper entitled “Closing the safety gap in an era of transformation”. The white paper, released at a press conference today, identifies a looming … Read the full press release

HELL ENERGY starts using high-quality recycled materials in beverage can production

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 10-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Hydro announces that can production with Hydro CIRCAL at HELL ENERGY’s subsidiary in Hungary, Quality Pack has begun. Hydro CIRCAL aluminium strip contains a high ratio of post-consumer recycled aluminium from cans. Since … Read the full press release

Hydro and Northvolt joint venture Hydrovolt starts building Norway’s first recycling plant for electric vehicle batteries

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 29-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Norwegian aluminium and renewable energy company Hydro announces that Hydrovolt, its joint venture with Northvolt, has started constructing the battery recycling plant in Norway. The world’s most technologically advanced plant will have the … Read the full press release

Wireless Logic strengthens presence in the Nordic region with the acquisition of Com4

(PRESS RELEASE) HURLEY, UK, 21-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Global leading IoT connectivity platform provider, Wireless Logic announces that it completed the acquisition of Norwegian MVNO with a focus on IoT and M2M communication Com4. The transaction which further expanded its … Read the full press release

DNV GL assessed the operational portfolio of independent renewable power producer T-Solar in Spain and Italy as part of the company’s preparation for potential investors

DNV GL’s vendors due diligence evaluated the operational portfolio of T-Solar in Spain and Italy with a total of forty-five existing photovoltaic projects totalling 173.8 MW of installed capacity and 1,287 MW of installed capacity in pipeline projects Due Diligence … Read the full press release

The “chart guru” Torsten Slok on his outlook for the coming year at SKAGEN’s New Year’s Conference

(PRESS RELEASE) STAVANGER, Norway, 17-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Norwegian fund management company, SKAGEN announces Torsten Slok as one of the speakers at its New Year Conference. Considered one of the world’s foremost banking economists, Torsten Slok will share his outlook … Read the full press release

HeidelbergCement’s ambitious Brevik carbon capture and storage (CCS) project gets green light from the Norwegian parliament

(PRESS RELEASE) HEIDELBERG, 15-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — HeidelbergCement announces that its investment in a full-scale carbon capture facility in its Norcem plant in Brevik, Norway has received the approval from the Norwegian parliament. HeidelbergCement aims to capture of 400,000 tonnes … Read the full press release

DNV GL report forecasts strong future scenario for floating wind energy

Floating wind will play an important role in decarbonizing the global energy system, contributing 2% of the world’s power supply by 2050, but more comprehensive industry standards and risk management is required for the technology to scale. (PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, … Read the full press release

An initiative in Brazil to promote income generation and training of seamstresses in the community where Hydro’s alumina refinery and aluminium plant work

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 20-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Norsk Hydro ASA (OTCMKTS: NHYDY), a Norwegian aluminium and renewable energy company, has announced it is part of “Travessia Barcarena” initiative, which aims at promoting income generation and training of seamstresses in the … Read the full press release

PGNiG Upstream Norway and AkerBP: successful discovery of gas and oil reserves in the PL127C licence in the Norwegian Sea

(PRESS RELEASE) WARSAW, 13-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — PGNiG Upstream Norway (PUN), PGNiG S.A.’s subsidiary, in partnership with the operator Aker BP ASA, have completed the drilling of an exploration well in the Alve Nord East prospect, approximately 7 km north … Read the full press release

Hydro Volt pilot recycling plant for used electric car batteries receives support from Enova

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 10-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Hydro announces that its joint venture with Northvolt for planned pilot plant for recycling used electric car batteries from the Norwegian car market will receive more than 4 million EUR (NOK 43.5 million) … Read the full press release

DNV GL reviewed 216 MW solar energy assets in Spain for Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ)

(PRESS RELEASE) MADRID, 9-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — DNV GL, the world’s largest resource of independent energy experts and certification body, has announced it performed a technical due diligence on an operational portfolio of 73 photovoltaic assets in Spain with a … Read the full press release

Hydro’s low-carbon aluminium and expertise selected for Arksen’s sustainable vessel project

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 4-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Hydro, aluminium and renewable energy company, has been selected by UK-based marine adventure company Arksen to provide low-carbon aluminium and aluminium expertise for its sustainable vessel design. The partnership with aluminium producer Hydro … Read the full press release

New DNV GL Digital Features chapter: clear class foundation for three of the most essential building blocks of maritime digitalization

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 2-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The maritime industry is undergoing a massive shift as vessels transform into sophisticated sensor hubs, generating data and connecting through satellites in an expanding interconnected web. To enable the uptake of these systems … Read the full press release

DNV GL’s data platform Veracity now includes OREDA’s nearly four decades worth of data

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 26-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — DNV GL, an international accredited registrar and classification body, has announced that its Veracity data platform will now include offshore and onshore reliability data (OREDA), gathered by several oil and gas operators for … Read the full press release

Vattenfall to leverage Aker Carbon Capture’s expertise on CO2 solutions at its waste and bio energy plants across Europe

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 22-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Vattenfall announces signing of Memorandum of Understanding with Norwegian Aker Carbon Capture to accelerate the evaluation of future carbon capture plants in Sweden and Northern Europe. Vattenfall aims to support its ambitions to … Read the full press release

Sumitomo Corporation Europe Limited and NORCE Norwegian Research Centre AS sign Memorandum of Understanding

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, UK / BERGEN, Norway, 21-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Sumitomo Corporation Europe Limited (SCEU) and the Norwegian research institute, NORCE, have signed a three-year Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), which strengthens the two organisations’ commitment to ongoing collaboration in … Read the full press release

AutoSock sono conformi alla regolamentazione Svizzera riguardante le catene da neve

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 15-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Da oggi, le AutoSock sono riconosciute conformi alla regolamentazione Svizzera riguardante le catene da neve. Il Centro Svizzero per i Test Dinamici (Swiss Dinamic Test Center AG; DTC) ha emesso un certificato di … Read the full press release

Gråsjø and Trollheim hydro electric power plant dams and flood gate in Norway to be modernized by Skanska

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 9-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Multinational construction and development company Skanska announces contract with Statkraft Energi AS for the refurbishment and upgrade of four dams and one flood gate. The dams serve as reservoirs for Gråsjø and Trollheim … Read the full press release

DNV GL, SINTEF and Technology Centre Mongstad (TCM) form major partnership aimed at accelerating the adoption of CCUS technology in emissions-heavy industries

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 7-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — DNV GL, an international accredited registrar and classification body, SINTEF, one of Europe’s largest independent research organisations, and Technology Centre Mongstad (TCM), world´s most advanced and flexible test arena for CO2 capture technologies, … Read the full press release

DNV GL’s GreenPowerMonitor ranked #1 in Wood Mackenzie’s “Global solar PV monitoring update 2020”

#1 position among global independent software vendors (PRESS RELEASE) ARNHEM, 7-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — DNV GL, the world’s largest resource of independent energy experts and certification body, has announced its GreenPowerMonitor (GPM) has been ranked #1, with 34 GW of … Read the full press release

Ørsted and Yara partner to replace fossil hydrogen with renewable hydrogen in the production of ammonia

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 5-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Yara (OTCMKTS: YARIY), a Norwegian chemical company leader in the production of fertilizers, has announced it will partner with Ørsted (CPH: ORSTED), the world’s leading offshore wind developer, over developing a pioneering project … Read the full press release