Tag Archives: Norway

Yara Eyde: Pioneering Emission-Free Shipping with Clean Ammonia-Powered Container Ship

(IN BRIEF) Yara Clean Ammonia, North Sea Container Line, and Yara International have collaborated to create the groundbreaking Yara Eyde, the world’s first container ship to be fueled by clean ammonia. This innovative vessel will embark on an emission-free sea … Read the full press release

Global Authorities Collaborate to Dismantle Ransomware Network Responsible for Widespread Attacks

(IN BRIEF) Judicial and law enforcement agencies from seven countries have joined forces to take action against a criminal network responsible for a series of damaging ransomware attacks worldwide. These attacks have affected over 1,800 victims in 71 countries, primarily … Read the full press release

Oman’s Sanvira Tech Inks Deal to Supply Carbon Anodes to Hydro’s Norwegian Smelters

(IN BRIEF) Hydro, a global aluminium producer, has signed a significant agreement with Sanvira Tech LLC to secure a stable supply of carbon anodes from Oman for its Norwegian aluminium smelters. The contract spans eight years with extension options and … Read the full press release

Skanska and Syltern JV Awarded NOK 1.3 Billion Contract for E6 Highway in Norway

(IN BRIEF) Skanska, in collaboration with Syltern, has secured a contract with Nye Veier to construct the new E6 highway segment between Berkåk and Vindåsliene in Trøndelag County, Norway. Skanska’s portion of the contract is valued at NOK 1.3 billion, … Read the full press release

EBRD Lends €200 Million to Naftogaz for Strategic Gas Reserves, Bolstering Ukraine’s Energy Security Amidst Conflict

(IN BRIEF) The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is extending a €200 million loan to Ukraine’s state-owned gas entity, Naftogaz (NAK), to support the establishment of strategic gas reserves during the second winter heating season since the Russian … Read the full press release

ORLEN Group’s PGNiG Upstream Norway Expands Natural Gas Operations with KUFPEC Norway Acquisition

(IN BRIEF) PGNiG Upstream Norway, a subsidiary of the ORLEN Group, is set to take control of KUFPEC Norway, a hydrocarbon producer, significantly boosting the ORLEN Group’s natural gas output in Norway by over one-third, reaching 4 billion cubic meters … Read the full press release

Philips AI Platform Speeds Up Bone Fracture Diagnosis in Norway’s Healthcare System

(IN BRIEF) Philips’ AI-enabled clinical applications platform, in collaboration with Norwegian healthcare provider Vestre Viken Health Trust, is helping accelerate the diagnosis of bone fractures in Norway. The AI-based bone fracture radiology application deployed on Philips AI Manager streamlines the … Read the full press release

TenneT and Statnett Explore Hybrid Interconnector for North Sea Wind Energy

(IN BRIEF) On November 16, 2023, transmission system operators TenneT and Statnett signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to investigate the feasibility of a hybrid interconnector linking Germany and Norway in the North Sea. Instead of connecting North Sea wind … Read the full press release

Europris Partners with Maersk to Achieve Significant Greenhouse Gas Reductions in Seaborne Logistics

(IN BRIEF) Europris, a leading retail company in Norway, has selected Maersk’s ECO Delivery product to make substantial reductions in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions associated with its seaborne logistics. The collaboration aims to align with Europris’ strategic goal of reducing … Read the full press release

Siemens Deploys Software to Elvia for Future-Proof Distribution Grid Management

(IN BRIEF) Siemens has implemented its advanced software solutions, LV Insights® X and Spectrum PowerTM 7 ADMS, for Norwegian distribution system operator (DSO) Elvia to enhance its distribution grid management. The LV Insights® X software allows Elvia to create a … Read the full press release

Advansia, Part of AFRY, Secures Framework Agreements to Support Norway’s Power Grid Development

(IN BRIEF) Advansia, a subsidiary of AFRY, has been awarded two significant framework agreements aimed at facilitating the development and expansion of Norway’s power transmission network. Statnett, the state-owned enterprise responsible for the country’s power transmission system, is in the … Read the full press release

Continental Expands Industrial Solutions with Acquisition of Conveyor and Maintenance Firm Vertech AB

(IN BRIEF) Continental has acquired Vertech AB, a conveyor and maintenance company located in Kiruna, Northern Sweden. Vertech AB specializes in servicing the conveyor industry in mining areas of Sweden and Norway. This acquisition is part of Continental’s strategy to … Read the full press release

RWE and Equinor Forge Long-Term Natural Gas Supply Deal to Bolster Energy Security and Transition

(IN BRIEF) RWE, an energy company based in Germany, has signed a new supply agreement with Equinor, a Norwegian energy company, for natural gas. The agreement spans five years, starting in October, with an annual volume ranging from 10 to … Read the full press release

TenneT’s DolWin5 Project Advances: HVDC Platform Sets Sail for Norway to Revolutionize Offshore Wind Energy Transmission

(IN BRIEF) TenneT, a leading offshore transmission system operator in Europe, has achieved a significant milestone in the DolWin5 grid connection project. The 900 MW offshore platform, DolWin epsilon, left Seatrium Limited’s shipyard in Singapore and is en route to … Read the full press release

NIB and Varanger Kraft Collaborate on Green Energy Upgrade and Hydrogen Production in Norway

(IN BRIEF) The Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) has entered into a seven-year loan agreement with Norwegian utility company Varanger Kraft to support the upgrade of their hydrogen facility and the improvement of the electricity distribution network in Norway’s Varanger region. … Read the full press release

Eurojust Welcomes New Liaison Prosecutors from Moldova and Norway to Boost Cross-Border Crime Cooperation

(IN BRIEF) Eurojust, the EU’s judicial cooperation agency, welcomes two new Liaison Prosecutors. For the first time, Moldova has stationed a prosecutor at Eurojust’s headquarters in The Hague to strengthen cooperation on cross-border crime cases. The new Liaison Prosecutor for … Read the full press release

ORLEN Group Expands Gas Production in Norway, Boosting Poland’s Energy Security

(IN BRIEF) The ORLEN Group is strengthening its presence in Norway and preparing to launch production from the Tommeliten Alpha field, which will yield an additional 0.5 billion cubic meters of natural gas annually. This is part of a series … Read the full press release

Rheinmetall Delivers First Extreme-Terrain UGV to Norway for Harsh Environments

(IN BRIEF) Rheinmetall has delivered Norway’s first Rheinmetall Mission Master XT, an unmanned ground vehicle (UGV) designed for extreme terrains and sub-zero temperatures. The contract was awarded by the Norwegian Defence Research Establishment following a competitive bid that emphasized challenging … Read the full press release

Hydro’s Sunndal Aluminium Plant Aims to Cut Emissions with Local Biomethane Integration

(IN BRIEF) Hydro’s aluminum plant in Sunndal, Norway, aims to replace fossil fuels with local biomethane resources to cut emissions in the production process. The initiative is expected to reduce CO2 emissions by 20,000 tonnes annually, contributing to Hydro’s goal … Read the full press release

Equinor Successfully Completes Project to Boost Production from Statfjord Øst Field in Norway

(IN BRIEF) Equinor and its partners have successfully completed a project to increase production by 26 million barrels of oil equivalents from the Statfjord Øst field in Norway. The project was finished with strong safety outcomes and within estimated costs, … Read the full press release

Skanska to Construct Ambitious and Climate-Friendly Care Home in Bergen, Norway, Valued at SEK 550 Million

(IN BRIEF) Skanska has entered into an agreement with the Municipality of Bergen in Norway to construct the Midtbygda care home. The contract is valued at approximately NOK 548 million (about SEK 550 million) and will be part of Skanska’s … Read the full press release

ANDRITZ to Supply Norske Skog Skogn with Customized TMP Line for Newsprint Mill

(IN BRIEF) International technology group, ANDRITZ, has secured an order from Norske Skog Skogn to supply a thermomechanical pulping (TMP) line for their newsprint mill in Levanger, Norway. The customized solution provided by ANDRITZ combines both new and secondhand equipment … Read the full press release

Norway’s Ytre Steinsund Bridge Project Awarded to Skanska

(IN BRIEF) Skanska has been awarded a contract worth NOK 800M (SEK 800M) by Vestland County to build the new Ytre Steinsund bridge in Solund municipality, Norway. The bridge will be 811 meters long, situated 50 meters above sea level, … Read the full press release

Major Contract Win: Skanska to Construct New E18 Highway in Norway for NOK 4.6 Billion

(IN BRIEF) Construction company Skanska has been awarded a contract worth NOK 4.6 billion by the Norwegian Road Authority (NPRA) to build the new E18 highway between Fornebukrysset and Strand near Oslo, Norway. The project includes the construction of a … Read the full press release

Campus Ullevål research center construction to begin in April 2023 by Skanska

(IN BRIEF) Construction company Skanska has won a contract to build a research centre in Oslo called Campus Ullevål, which will focus on climate, energy, environment, and engineering-related geosciences. The project, worth NOK 1.0 billion (around SEK 1.0 billion), will … Read the full press release

Gasum announces five teams for biogenic carbon dioxide utilization challenge

(IN BRIEF) Gasum, the Finnish state-owned energy company, has selected five teams to move forward in its open innovation competition, GasumHackathon, which was launched in January. The aim of the competition is to find solutions and partners to utilise the … Read the full press release

Skanska Norway’s new Business Unit President brings 20 years of industry experience

(IN BRIEF) Skanska has announced the appointment of Stein Ivar Hellestad as the new Business Unit President for Skanska Norway. Hellestad, who has been with Skanska Norway for over 13 years and has served as the Chief Financial Officer for … Read the full press release

Fortescue Future Industries Signs PPA with Statkraft for Renewable Power at Holmaneset Green Energy Project

(IN BRIEF) Fortescue Future Industries (FFI) has signed a long-term Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with Statkraft for renewable power to support its proposed 300 megawatt green hydrogen and green ammonia facility at the Holmaneset Project site in Norway. FFI undertook … Read the full press release

DNV Achieves Record Turnover in 2022, on Track to Hit Growth Targets

(IN BRIEF) DNV, a provider of assurance and risk management services, has achieved record turnover in 2022, posting revenues of 25,031 million Norwegian Kroner (NOK), a year-on-year growth of 16.6%. The company is well-positioned to achieve its 45% revenue growth … Read the full press release

DNV strengthens cyber security business in Norway with appointment of Anette Roll Richardsen

(IN BRIEF) DNV, a global quality assurance and risk management company, has appointed Anette Roll Richardsen as the Director of its Cyber Security business in Norway. Richardsen will lead a team of IT and operational technology security experts as DNV … Read the full press release

Hydro’s CIRCAL 100R aluminum helps to decarbonize Europe’s building industry

(IN BRIEF) Hydro, the Norwegian aluminium producer, has delivered its first ever batch of aluminium profiles made with 100% recycled post-consumer aluminium to the Innovationsbogen project in Augsburg, Germany. Through its building system brand WICONA, the company will provide door, … Read the full press release

ORLEN Group’s LNG and pipeline deliveries from new suppliers account for over 50% of imported gas

(IN BRIEF) The ORLEN Group’s diversification of natural gas supplies has helped enhance Poland’s energy independence and strengthen fuel and commodity security in the region. In 2022, LNG and pipeline deliveries from new suppliers in Norway and Lithuania represented more … Read the full press release

Skanska to build mixed-use development in Norway’s Helgerudkvartalet for NOK 410M

(IN BRIEF) Construction company Skanska has announced a NOK 410 million ($48.5 million) contract to build a mixed-use building in the Helgerudkvartalet urban development project in Sandvika, Norway. The building will include 8,500 square metres of housing and 8,200 square … Read the full press release

Cyber Security Manager at Hydro Named Among Top 50 Women in Tech in Norway on International Women’s Day

(IN BRIEF) Henriette Borgund, Cyber Security Manager and Ethical Hacker at Hydro, has been recognized as one of the top 50 women in tech in Norway. The list is compiled by Abelia, the business association of Norwegian knowledge and technology-based … Read the full press release

Baltic Pipe Project Passes DNV Certification, Bringing New Gas Supply Options to Denmark and Poland

(PRESS RELEASE) BÆRUM, 5-Jan-2023 — /EuropaWire/ — DNV, the independent energy expert and assurance provider, has announced the issuance of a Certificates of Conformity (CoC) for the Baltic Pipe project to Energinet, the Danish national transmission system operator for electricity … Read the full press release

Skanska signs EUR 29 million contract for the development of sports center and welfare building in Stavanger, Norway

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 21-Dec-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Skanska (STO: SKA-B), a world leading project development and construction group, has announced a new EUR 29 million (NOK 306 million / SEK 320 million) contract with the Student Welfare Organization in Stavanger, … Read the full press release

Equinor: the Verdande development in the Norwegian Sea will help meet the energy demanded by European customers

(PRESS RELEASE) STAVANGER, 6-Dec-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Equinor ASA (OSE:EQNR, NYSE:EQNR), an oil, gas, wind and solar energy company active in more than 30 markets globally, has announced the submission of the the plan for development and operation (PDO) for … Read the full press release

Wood’s subsea and pipeline engineering team in Norway to provide detailed design of subsea pipelines for Halten Øst project of Equinor

(PRESS RELEASE) ABERDEEN, 30-Aug-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Wood PLC, one of the world’s leading consulting and engineering companies operating across Energy and the Built Environment, has announced that its pipeline engineering team in Norway will provide detailed design of subsea … Read the full press release

Das Unterwasser- und Pipeline-Engineering-Team von Wood in Norwegen liefert den detaillierten Entwurf der Unterwasser-Pipelines für das Halten Øst-Projekt von Equinor

(PRESSEMITTEILUNG) ABERDEEN, 30-Aug-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Wood PLC, eines der weltweit führenden Beratungs- und Ingenieurunternehmen, das in den Bereichen Energie und the Built Environment, hat bekannt gegeben, dass sein Pipeline-Engineering-Team in Norwegen die detaillierte Planung von Unterwasserpipelines für das Halten … Read the full press release

Major energy companies consider the option of building a floating offshore wind farm off the coast of Bergen, Norway

(PRESS RELEASE) STAVANGER, 17-Jun-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Equinor ASA (OSE:EQNR, NYSE:EQNR), an oil, gas, wind and solar energy company active in more than 30 markets globally, has announced that the company is part of a new project for the construction … Read the full press release