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Board of Petrobras names new CEO

The board of directors of Petrobras elected Pedro Pullen Parente as the company’s new CEO on Monday. The company received on Monday a letter of resignation from Mr. Aldemir Bendine of Petrobras’ Board member and CEO positions. Additionally, Mr. Aldemir Bendine also resigned today,

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Posted in Brazil, Oil & Gas

GCE NODE presents program for OTC 2016

GCE NODE has developed a strong program for OTC 2016, including seminars, workshops and networking opportunities for county, municipality and business representatives from Agder. The program will also include a stand together with Future Production, Telenor Maritime, University of Agder, Teknova and Iris

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Posted in Oil & Gas

Three new export ambassadors

Over the past year, Export Credit Norway has established a local presence in three new countries: Brazil, Singapore and the USA. These are the individuals who will be representing Norwegian businesses in these markets. “Our new local representatives will follow up

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Posted in Norway, Uncategorized

Crown Prince visit strengthens Brazil-Norway business ties

From 16 to 19 November, HRH Crown Prince Haakon of Norway visited Brazil together with the Norwegian Minister of Trade and Industry, Monica Mæland, five deputy ministers and a large business delegation composed by 95 people from 48 companies. The

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Posted in Norway

Operação Lava Jato update – Timeline

2014/03/15: Federal Police starts the Carwash Operation in six states and in the Federal District. Seventeen people are arrested, including Alberto Youssef. 2014/03/20: Petrobras’ director of supply, Paulo Roberto Costa, is arrested. 2014/04/11: Federal Police searches Petrobras’ head office for

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Posted in Brazil

Main challenges entering the Brazilian market

Brazil is often considered a challenging market for foreign companies to enter. This article will be looking at the four most common challenges that foreign companies have to adapt to when establishing operations in Brazil. These challenges should be taken

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Posted in Brazil

Promoting business development through personnel exchange

FK Norway funds staff exchange to promote business development and transfer of competence between companies globally. FK Norway operates in more than 30 countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America facilitating reciprocal exchanges of young professionals between companies. This exchange

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Posted in Oil & Gas