Oct 12 Privately-held Champion Technologies Inc, which makes oilfield specialty chemicals, is seeking a sale that could value the company at about $2 billion, Bloomberg reported, citing people with knowledge of the matter.
Champion Technologies, which competes with Schlumberger NV , Halliburton Co and Baker Hughes Inc, may strike a deal with a larger competitor, the agency said.
The company could not immediately be reached for comment by Reuters outside regular U.S. business hours.
Norway government aims to sign 2017 spending plan on Saturday -source
OSLO, Dec 3 Norway's right wing minority coalition expects to sign a deal with centrist partners in parliament on Saturday for a 2017 fiscal budget, which would rescue the government from collapse, a source close to the talks told Reuters.