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Oil rises to $79 a barrel on Norway strike, Libyan disruption

Oil rises to $79 a barrel on Norway strike, Libyan disruption

Published 10/07/2018

TOKYO/LONDON (Reuters) - Oil prices rose by over 1 percent toward $79 per barrel on Tuesday due to growing supply outages, with Norway shutting one [more…]

South Korea’s LG Display says China approves its OLED factory plan

South Korea’s LG Display says China approves its OLED factory plan

Published 10/07/2018

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean LG Display Co Ltd’s plan to build a new organic light-emitting diode (OLED) panel production facility in China has been [more…]

Norway’s REC Silicon lays off workers at U.S. plant, blaming trade war

Norway’s REC Silicon lays off workers at U.S. plant, blaming trade war

Published 02/07/2018

OSLO (Reuters) - Norway’s REC Silicon (REC.OL), a supplier of silicon materials to the solar industry, said on Monday it would reduce nearly 40 percent [more…]

Plastic waste in Antarctica reveals scale of global pollution:…

Plastic waste in Antarctica reveals scale of global pollution:…

Published 07/06/2018

OSLO (Reuters) - Plastic waste and toxic chemicals found in remote parts of the Antarctic this year add to evidence that pollution is spreading to [more…]

Norway’s wealth fund voted against Shell climate target motion

Norway’s wealth fund voted against Shell climate target motion

Published 23/05/2018

OSLO (Reuters) - Norway’s $1 trillion wealth fund voted against a motion at Shell’s annual meeting urging the energy giant to set climate targets, despite [more…]

Statoil to become Equinor, dropping ‘oil’ to attract young talent

Statoil to become Equinor, dropping ‘oil’ to attract young talent

Published 15/05/2018

OSLO (Reuters) - Shareholders in Norway’s largest company, Statoil (STL.OL), will approve on Tuesday the board’s proposal to drop “oil” from its name as its [more…]

Shipping’s financiers turning the tide on shipbreaking practices

Shipping’s financiers turning the tide on shipbreaking practices

Published 15/05/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - The shipping industry has long been criticized by campaigners for allowing vessels to be broken up on beaches, endangering workers and polluting [more…]

Factbox: Commoners who have married into royal families

Factbox: Commoners who have married into royal families

Published 26/04/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - In just over three weeks, U.S. actress Meghan Markle will join a select group of “commoners” to marry into a royal family [more…]

‘No to sex on roundabouts’, Norway tells high school graduates

‘No to sex on roundabouts’, Norway tells high school graduates

Published 18/04/2018

OSLO (Reuters) - Norway’s high school graduates should refrain from running naked across bridges and having sex on roundabouts lest they give drivers “too much [more…]

Norway considering whether to ask US to extend Marines’ presence

Norway considering whether to ask US to extend Marines’ presence

Published 16/04/2018

OSLO (Reuters) - Norway’s foreign minister said her government was discussing whether to ask Washington to extend the stay of U.S. Marines in the country, [more…]