Lesil McGuire, Jessica M. Shadian and Christin Kristoffersen have used each other as professional discussion partners ever since they met. Now they step up to the next level and establish the Arctic Agency Group as a company. (Photo: Private)

Want to close the knowledge gap about Arctic with feminine guile

18/01/2017

They met quite randomly and discovered that they were working with the same values. Now they are turning it into business.

Kaisa Gauriloff, a Skolt Sami woman, is featured in a portrait film by her granddaughter Katja Gauriloff of Finland, during the Berlinale in February. The film is part of the “Arctic Indigenous People” sub-program. (Photo from the film, with permission from the Berlinale)

Arctic indigenous people profiled in Berlin

18/01/2017

Films from and about indigenous people in the Arctic is one of the special features during this year’s international film festival in Berlin.

Wideroe 190-E2 Regional Jet. Photo: Embraer.com

Wideroe airline expands fleet to include regional jets

18/01/2017

The Norwegian airline Wideroe has signed a contract with the Brazilian aviation company Embraer for the purchase of three E2 family jets with deliveries scheduled for 2018. The contract includes the purchase rights for an additional 12 aircraft of the same type. According to Wideroe, the purchase of these Regional… Les mer

Havfarm fra Nordlaks i storm. (Montasje. Foto: Nordlaks)

Nordlaks klager på Havfarm-vedtak

18/01/2017

Nordlaks ble rett før jul tildelt 10 utviklingstillatelser fra Fiskeridirektoratet til sitt Havfarm-prosjekt, etter å ha søkt om 39. Nå klager Nordlaks på avgjørelsen og vil gjennomføre hele prosjektet.

Stor interesse for modne leteområder

17/01/2017

Oljedirektoratet har sendt ut tilbud til 29 selskaper om 56 nye utvinningstillatelser på norsk kontinentalsokkel.

The discovery at Cape Vulture will be considered for tie-back to the FPSO at Norne, which has been in production since 1997. (Photo: Anne-Mette Fjærli/Statoil ASA)

New Statoil discovery in the Norwegian Sea

17/01/2017

Statoil has found oil and gas in the Cape Vulture well, near the Norne field.

Director of the High North Centre for Business and Governance Frode Mellemvik is an engaged actor in High North questions. Here pictured during the Arendal Week 2016. (Photo: The High North Centre for Business and Governance)

Op-ed: High expectations to the Norwegian government’s new High North Strategy

16/01/2017

The Norwegian government is currently working on a new High North strategy. Prime Minister Erna Solberg stated in 2014 that “we shall succeed with our goal of continuing developing Northern Norway as one of the most productive and sustainable regions in the country.”