NORSOK: Keeping Norway competitive
Jacob Mehus, Managing Director of Standards Norway, talks to Adjacent Oil & Gas about the importance of NORSOK standards to the nation’s petroleum industry.
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Visit from the Latvian Ministry of Finance and State Construction Control Bureau
The degree, in which regulators and standardization bodies cooperate, varies throughout European countries. Standards Norway, which is an independent member organization, have close relationship with the building authorities in Norway. Latvian officials from the Ministry of Finance and State Construction Control Bureau visited Standards Norway last week to learn more about how we cooperate on this field in Norway.
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Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) is alive and well
This week, the world's foremost CCS experts have been gathered at an international meeting at Høvik, outside Oslo, to discuss Norwegian and international developments in the field of CCS. Standards Norway and DNV GL have been the hosts. The experts are clear that CCS remains a valid and highly relevant technological option.
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Innovation and standardization go hand in hand
Standards Norway hosted the meetings of the workings groups of ISO/TC 279 Innovation Management in Oslo in April. We talked to the convenors and some of the other participants. Listen to what they have to say about innovation and standardization.
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Keeping kids safe with a new international guide on child safety
We all want kids to be safe, yet more than 830 000 children die needlessly each year from injuries and accidents that could have been prevented*. What to do? A new international guide from ISO and IEC on “child safety” is here to help.
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The Arctic's black gold
Forget the North Sea and the Middle East, it is the frozen oceans of the Arctic which are the next great frontier that companies such as Statoil are exploiting. The Norwegian company, the petroleum industry, authorities and other implicated parties are bringing together all their expertise to ensure this vital venture is done with one objective in mind: safety first in a cost-efficient manner.
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Jacob Mehus - new CEO of Standards Norway
A unanimous board has appointed Jacob Mehus as new CEO of Standards Norway. Jacob Mehus has a long career with Standards Norway and has been acting CEO since last autumn. He has previously held positions as marketing manager and marketing director with the organisation and also headed the sales company Standard Online for a spell.
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