Lefteris Karagiannopoulos

After Tesla's record year in Norway, rivals gear up for 2020

Jan 03 2020

OSLO New electric car sales in Norway rose by a third last year amid soaring demand for Tesla Inc's vehicles, but the pioneering U.S. company will face a more competitive market in 2020 as rivals prepare to launch new electric models.

Europe's newest gas link set to hit Gazprom prices around the Baltic Sea

Nov 27 2019

OSLO Europe's first new gas interconnector in a decade, linking Finland and Estonia from January, will weaken Gazprom's hold on the Baltic Sea region and spark price competition, the pipeline's owners said.

Airlines get ready for jet biofuel take-off in Norway

Nov 22 2019

OSLO Airlines are confident of having sufficient supplies of biofuel-infused jet fuel to comply with a Norway requirement which takes effect next year, although they warn of additional costs. | Video

Oslo fells London's annual Christmas tree in decades-old tradition

Nov 19 2019

OSLO From an Oslo forest comes the Christmas gift Norway gives Britain every year - a towering tree for London's Trafalgar Square, a token of gratitude for British support during World War Two.

EPEX SPOT to start Nordic intraday power trading in January, day-ahead in March

Nov 19 2019

OSLO, Nov 19 EPEX SPOT, part of European energy bourse EEX, expects to launch its intraday power trading platform in the Nordics in January, with day-ahead following in March, the exchange told Reuters on Tuesday.

Russia approves Fortum plan to increase stake in Uniper

Nov 14 2019

OSLO, MOSCOW Russia approved Finnish utility Fortum's plan to increase its stake in Germany's Uniper , the head of Russia's anti-monopoly service (FAS) and the company both said on Thursday.

Equinor sells its assets at U.S. Eagle Ford to Repsol for $325 million

Nov 07 2019

OSLO Norway's Equinor agreed to sell its shale assets at the Eagle Ford shale formation in southwest Texas to Repsol for $325 million, the Norwegian oil and gas firm said on Thursday.

Struggling Norwegian Air raises $272 million from share sale, bond issue

Nov 05 2019

OSLO Norwegian Air on Tuesday raised 2.5 billion crowns ($272.31 million) to meet the struggling airline's cash needs through 2020 with its third share sale in two years and a bond issue.

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