RIO DE JANEIRO/OSLO Brazil's Petrobras on Friday agreed to sell one of its largest oil and gas prospects to Norway's Statoil for $2.5 billion (1.89 billion pounds), the boldest step yet by the state-led energy company to advance its stagnant asset-sale plan and repair its battered finances.
OSLO/BENGALURU Norwegian energy firm DNO ASA expanded its foothold in Iraqi Kurdistan on Friday by offering to purchase rival Gulf Keystone Petroleum Ltd for $300 million, following the latter's junk bond deal this month.
OSLO Norway's competition watchdog will look into whether competition rules are being infringed in its oil industry, the industry ministry said on Wednesday.
OSLO Norwegian oil firm Det norske sees scope for further transactions after its planned merger with BP's Norwegian business, its chief executive told Reuters on Thursday.
FARNBOROUGH, England Airbus has no plans to scrap its Super Puma helicopter in the wake of a crash that killed 13 people in Norway, the head of its helicopter division said on Wednesday, but he warned the market would remain weak at least until the end of 2017.
FARNBOROUGH, England Norwegian Air Shuttle , Europe's third-largest low-cost airline by passenger numbers, said Britain's decision to leave the European Union and the economic uncertainty associated with it was not having any impact on its bookings.
FARNBOROUGH, England Norway has expressed interest in buying five to six Boeing Co P-8 maritime surveillance planes, a senior U.S. Navy official said on Monday.
KONGSBERG, Norway Norway will not negotiate any separate trade deals with Britain until London has agreed the terms of how it will leave the European Union with Brussels, the Norwegian Prime Minister told Reuters on Wednesday.
OSLO The fatal crash of an Airbus helicopter in Norway in April was probably the result of metal fatigue in the aircraft's gearbox, the country's Accident Investigation Board (AIBN) said in a preliminary report on Tuesday, backing earlier findings.
OSLO Former U.S. spy contractor Edward Snowden has failed in a legal bid to win guarantees from Norway that it would not extradite him to the United States if he went there to receive a free speech award, a Norwegian court said on Monday.
ISTANBUL/DIYARBAKIR, Turkey The Turkish government dismissed nearly 1,400 military personnel for suspected links to a cleric it blames for an attempted coup, state media said on Sunday, hours after President Tayyip Erdogan announced sweeping changes to the armed forces.
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