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Norway oil workers agree wage deal, avoid strike

Norwegian offshore oil workers and employers signed a new wage deal on Saturday, avoiding a strike that would have cut the output from western Europe's top oil and gas producer by about six per cent, employers and unions said.

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Norway oil wage talks begin as workers threaten strike

Energy companies and trade unions in Norway began two-day wage talks on Thursday in a bid to avert a strike that would cut output from Europe's largest oil producer by 12 percent, the Norwegian Oil and Gas Association (NOG) said.

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Norway reopens airspace after technical outage

Norway gradually reopened its airspace and resumed flights on Tuesday following radar problems earlier in the day that had triggered a shutdown in western parts of the country, airports operator Avinor said on its Facebook page. H

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Dr Brundtland, BYD receive Zayed awards

Norway's former Prime Minister Dr Gro Harlem Brundtland yesterday received the Lifetime Achievement Award of the Zayed Future Energy Prize at a ceremony in Abu Dhabi. Dr Brundtland, Deputy Chair of The Elders and Vice Chair of

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Dr Brundtland, BYD receive Zayed awards

Norway's former Prime Minister Dr Gro Harlem Brundtland yesterday received the Lifetime Achievement Award of the Zayed Future Energy Prize at a ceremony in Abu Dhabi. Dr Brundtland, Deputy Chair of The Elders and Vice Chair of

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One dead after wave hits N Sea drilling rig

One person died and two were injured on Wednesday when a big wave hit a rig belonging to China Oilfield Services Ltd that had been drilling at the Statoil-operated Troll field offshore Norway. The companies were informed at around

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Adia to appeal ruling in $1.8bn Norway tariff row

A group of international investors will appeal against a ruling by an Oslo court regarding Norway's decision to cut natural gas pipeline tariffs, a decision the investors said would cost them 15 billion crowns ($1.8 billion) in lost earnings

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Iran, Norway to expand offshore oil co-operation

Iran and Norway have signed a deal to expand co-operation in offshore oil and gas projects, according to a report.   Saeid Hafezi, chief executive officer of Iranian Offshore Oil Company (IOOC) and Aud Lise Norhe

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E.ON sells Norway energy assets for $1.6bn

E.ON is selling its Norwegian oil and gas assets to Russian billionaire Mikhail Fridman in a deal worth $1.6 billion as Germany's biggest utility continues to shed assets under a restructuring plan. As part of its major overha

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Norway killer to study at university, from jail

Norwegian mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik won a place on Friday to study at Oslo University from solitary confinement in prison, despite outrage at his massacre of 77 people four years ago. "He meets the admission requir

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