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25 Feb 2015
Musical farewell with popular chaplain

Musical farewell with popular chaplain

The Norwegian community in Rio de Janeiro bids farewell to Ørnulf Steen, who returns to Norway after two and half years in Brazil.

15 Feb 2015
Statkraft to become majority owner of Desenvix

Statkraft to become majority owner of Desenvix

Statkraft acquires more shares in the Brazilian power company Desenvix Energias Renováveis S.A.

14 Feb 2015
Taking a break for carnival

Taking a break for carnival

Norwegians in Rio de Janeiro enjoying the carnival - Brazilian style. Send us your best carnival photos!

05 Feb 2015
"Increasing respect for OECD guidelines"

"Increasing respect for OECD guidelines"

Breakfast presentation by professor Hans Petter Graver on the OECD guidelines, a comprehensive set of recommendations on responsible business conduct.

27 Jan 2015
A case for cautious optimism

A case for cautious optimism

It is with cautious optimism that the chambers of commerce in Oslo, São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro enter 2015. Improvements are expected, despite the challenges.

19 Jan 2015
New year, new contracts

New year, new contracts

Scana starts 2015 on a bright note as Scana Propulsion signs new contract in Brazil.

12 Jan 2015
Norwegian research grants to Brazilian projects

Norwegian research grants to Brazilian projects

The Research Council of Norway has granted NOK 15 million to Brazilian-Norwegian research projects through the PETROMAKS 2 program.

07 Jan 2015
Year-End edition of Nordic Light available online

Year-End edition of Nordic Light available online

The latest edition of Nordic Light is out. Click here to read it!

29 Dec 2014
Norskan Offshore ranked first in Petrobras excellence program

Norskan Offshore ranked first in Petrobras excellence program

The DOF Brasil company scored 95.87 percent in PEOTRAM, what awarded it the first place in the ranking.

22 Dec 2014

DNV GL launches oil and gas R&D center

To be better aligned with the current oil and gas priorities in Brazil, DNV GL launches oil and gas R&D Center in Rio de Janeiro.

21 Dec 2014
"A perfect match"

"A perfect match"

Glander International Bunkering concludes rebranding in Brazil, and by absorbing staff and know-how of former market leader, the international bunker trader and broker prepares to make an impact on the market in 2015.

16 Dec 2014
OSM Brasil wins Petrobras contract

OSM Brasil wins Petrobras contract

OSM Brasil has won prestigious contract with Petrobras, in partnership with AKOFS Offshore, part of Akastor ASA.

08 Dec 2014
X-mas churrasco ended in the pool

X-mas churrasco ended in the pool

To the delight of the children, this year´s traditional NBCC Year-End event started with a Brazilian churrasco - and ended as a pool party.

05 Dec 2014
The liability of partners and managers

The liability of partners and managers

Event on the liability of partners and managers in Brazil held in Sao Paulo, in close cooperation with Swedcham. See photos.

02 Dec 2014
Impressed by the Norwegian presence

Impressed by the Norwegian presence

The Brazilian Continental Shelf is a key offshore market to Norwegian oil and gas companies, State Secretary Kåre Fostervold, states in interview with Nordic Light.

25 Nov 2014
Church facilities presented to the business community

Church facilities presented to the business community

Preparations for the popular NBCC Christmas event are under way. On November 11, the facilities at the Norwegian Church were presented to the business community.

18 Nov 2014
Norwegian investments still growing

Norwegian investments still growing

"The Norwegian footprint on Brazilian economy is significant, and something that makes us proud", Deputy Minister states during launch of brand new investment report.

12 Nov 2014
In Brazil for first official assignment abroad

In Brazil for first official assignment abroad

Anita Krohn Traaseth, the new CEO of Innovation Norway, visits Rio de Janeiro to sign MOU, speed-date colleagues - and dance a little samba.

05 Nov 2014
New agreements signed between Norway and Brazil

New agreements signed between Norway and Brazil

The Brazilian innovation agency Finep signs agreements with Innovation Norway and the Research Council of Norway.

04 Nov 2014
Teaming up to tackle the future

Teaming up to tackle the future

The R,D&I collaboration between Norway and Brazil is increasing, and these are some of the challenges that researchers discussed during Rio conference:

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