Taiko, Wilh. Wilhelmsen ASA . 
Photo: Commander Harald Vasset .Taiko, Wilh. Wilhelmsen ASA . Photo: Commander Harald Vasset

Flag ceremony to mark operation RECSYR as accomplished as the last ship containing chemical weapons from Syria disembarked in Port Arthur, Texas.

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Photo: Kristoffer L. Marø.

Frank Mohn AS (FRAMO), recently having been acquired by Alfa Laval, signed a framework agreement with PEMEX Procurement International Inc (PPI) in Houston on 11 July 2014. The signing took place during an event hosted by the Norwegian Consul General in Houston, Dr. Jostein Mykletun.

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The Mississippi Delegation visiting the Technology Centre Mongstad (TMC)

A Mississippi Delegation headed by Governor Phil Bryant, several State Senators and Mississippi House Representatives visited Industry and high ranking Norwegian government officials at the end of June. The Delegation included also some private sector players and the Norwegian Consul General from Houston, Jostein Mykletun, central in the planning and conducting of the visit. The State of...

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The Norwegian Consulate General in collaboration with Rice University in Houston and the Norwegian University of Science and Technology will organize a summit October 12-15, which goal is to foster co-operation between the participating institutions within a broad range of nano-technology related disciplines. This is a direct follow-up of Transatlantic Science Week 2012 in Houston, and is...

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Save the date. 
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Friday October 10th the 4th annual Houston Shipping and Offshore Conference will be held at the Houstonian Hotel. Save the date now for this "not-to-miss" Conference.

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Did you know that Norway, in spite of it’s small size, is one of the largest Shipping-nations in the word? Norway has one of the world's largest and most modern fleets, and also one of the most advanced and specialised. As you read this, some 1,900 Norwegian controlled ships and rigs are operating around the globe.

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The Norwegian Centre for International Cooperation in Education (SIU) administers the Scheme for Norwegian Studies Abroad and the Norwegian Visiting Lectureship, under which financial support is provided to Norwegian visiting lecturers, employed at selected higher education institutions outside Norway. SIU is now calling for applications from higher education institutions in relation to such...

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For two weeks in June, a group of youngsters from Houston and Galveston visited Stavanger as part of the Sister City-agreement. Stavanger is one of Houston’s 17 Sister Cities and is also part of the “Sister Cities International (SCI)” Organization.

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Norwegian hotshot Kyrre Gørvell-Dahl, better know as Kygo, came to Texas in June as a part of his North America summer tour.

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H.E. Jostein Mykletun thanks H.E. Fabrizio Nava for his work for the Consular Corps

Following the tradition, Dr Mykletun, as the senior Consul General in the Consular Corps of Houstob, takes over as Dean as Italy’s Consul General Fabrizio Nava departs to his new posting in Ottawa, Canada.

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Ambassador Aas meets with Secretary Baker. 
Photo: Ragnhild Hvoslef.

Due to the unfolding crisis in Ukraine, Norway’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, H.E. Børge Brende, had to cancel his trip to Houston and Mexico this week to return to Norway. Norway’s Ambassador to the U.S., Kåre Aas, held a press meeting at Baker Institute Monday morning, where he commented on the current situation in Ukraine as well as Norway’s role as a stable energy supplier to Europe. The...

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Photo: Elise Ivara Dahl.

OTC 2014 consisted of some busy days for the Agder delegation. Visiting Texas A&M College Station, NOV’s Grant Prideca facility and Cameron Sense, the group had four intense kick-off days before the Offshore Technology Conference opened on Monday, May 5th. Through this exhaustive program in the Houston Region, the Agder Region has a great starting point to increase their commitment to the OTC i...

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As a Fulbright scholar, Alexandra Hui will travel to the Norwegian University of Science and Technology in Trondheim. Ms. Hui is currently an Assistant Professor of History at Mississippi State University, with a special interest in the History of Modern Science.

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The Norwegian Panel. 
Photo: MFA/Elise Ivara Dahl.

Spanning over 4 days in Houston, the State of the Gulf of Mexico Summit 2014 (SGM Summit) covered a broad range of topics related to the restoring and conserving of the Gulf of Mexico. While Monday and Tuesday was dedicated to the restoration of the Gulf, discussing amongst other topics like how business’ and NGOs can participate in this work, Wednesday morning the organizers brought in...

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