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UPDATE 2-Norsk Hydro given nod to restore output at Alunorte alumina plant

May 20 2019

* Nearby mine and smelter will also ramp up production (Adds quotes, background, bullet points)

Norsk Hydro eyes Brazil progress as court lifts one of two embargoes

May 16 2019

OSLO A Brazilian federal court has lifted one of two production embargoes on a key plant owned by Norwegian metals maker Norsk Hydro, the company said on Thursday, raising hopes that full production can soon resume.

Equinor investigates oil spill at Statfjord North Sea field

May 15 2019

OSLO Equinor is investigating an oil spill at its Statfjord field in the North Sea, although the Norwegian company said on Wednesday the incident had not disrupted production.

Norway spending to rise, making higher rates more likely

May 14 2019

OSLO Norway will spend more than originally planned from its sovereign wealth fund in 2019, the government said in a revised fiscal budget on Tuesday, raising the likelihood the central bank will raise interest rates faster.

Norway clears way for Euronext to secure Oslo Bors in Nasdaq battle

May 13 2019

PARIS/OSLO Euronext won approval from Norway's Ministry of Finance to buy up to 100% of Oslo Bors on Monday, effectively ending a five-month battle with Nasdaq for one of the last independent stock market operators in Europe. | Video

UPDATE 2-Norway's central bank plans June rate hike

May 09 2019

* Policy contrasts with that of other central banks (Adds quote, bullets, background)

New Hydro CEO aims to boost results, puts Rolled unit up for review

May 08 2019

OSLO Norsk Hydro's new chief executive vowed on Wednesday to boost the aluminum producer's profitability and enforce stricter capital discipline following 15 months of production outages that have dragged down its earnings and share price.

Norway's Telenor, Malaysia's Axiata plan Asian telecoms behemoth

May 06 2019

OSLO/KUALA LUMPUR Norway's Telenor and Malaysia's Axiata Group are in talks to run a jointly owned telecoms giant in South and Southeast Asia with nearly 300 million customers, as they seek to drive up growth in a highly competitive market.

Environmental activists board Equinor rig set to drill in Arctic

Apr 29 2019

OSLO Greenpeace activists on Monday climbed aboard a Seadrill drilling rig commissioned by Equinor in protest against oil and gas drilling in the Norwegian Arctic, the group told Reuters.

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