Norway

Big Oil’s patchy deals record casts shadow over green makeover

Big Oil’s patchy deals record casts shadow over green makeover

Published 01/09/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - As major oil companies prepare to spend billions on renewable energy assets to stay relevant in a low-carbon future, the industry’s patchy [more…]

Equinor appoints new CEO to speed up renewable investments

Equinor appoints new CEO to speed up renewable investments

Published 10/08/2020

OSLO (Reuters) - Equinor (EQNR.OL) on Monday announced the appointment of Anders Opedal as chief executive effective from Nov. 2 as the Norwegian oil and [more…]

Norway plan to save giant Picasso murals divides opinion

Norway plan to save giant Picasso murals divides opinion

Published 27/07/2020

OSLO (Reuters) - Norway began tearing down a landmark building adorned with giant murals by Pablo Picasso on Monday as part of efforts to rebuild [more…]

Norway quarantine is no obstacle for secret agent Ethan Hunt

Norway quarantine is no obstacle for secret agent Ethan Hunt

Published 24/07/2020

OSLO (Reuters) - The Norwegian government will make an exception for Tom Cruise and his crew to shoot parts of a new “Mission: Impossible” movie [more…]

Ebay nears deal to sell classified-ads unit to Norway’s Adevinta: WSJ

Ebay nears deal to sell classified-ads unit to Norway’s Adevinta: WSJ

Published 20/07/2020

(Reuters) - EBay Inc (EBAY.O) is in advanced talks to sell its classified-ads unit to Norwegian group Adevinta ADEV.OL as the online auction pioneer seeks [more…]

Google stymies media companies from chipping away at its data dominance

Google stymies media companies from chipping away at its data dominance

Published 30/06/2020

OAKLAND, Calif. (Reuters) - Alphabet Inc’s (GOOGL.O) Google upended plans by European media companies to block it from harvesting data about their readers and slash [more…]

Rainy day hastens sovereign wealth funds’ refocus to home

Rainy day hastens sovereign wealth funds’ refocus to home

Published 25/06/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - Famed for snapping up glitzy real estate and stakes in troubled international banks during the global financial crisis, sovereign wealth funds are [more…]

Norway to halt COVID-19 track and trace app on data protection concerns

Norway to halt COVID-19 track and trace app on data protection concerns

Published 15/06/2020

OSLO (Reuters) - Norway will halt its COVID-19 track and trace app and delete all data collected so far after criticism from the Norwegian Data [more…]

ECB expands pandemic support to over $1.5 trillion

ECB expands pandemic support to over $1.5 trillion

Published 04/06/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - The European Central Bank beefed up its bond-buying programme on Thursday in its latest effort to support a euro zone economy pummelled [more…]

Electric car sales to fall, but not as much as other vehicles: research

Electric car sales to fall, but not as much as other vehicles: research

Published 19/05/2020

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Worldwide electric car registrations are set to fall 18% this year, but those of combustion engine cars are set to drop even [more…]