FNI's report: "Common Sea, Common Challenges"

On request from the Norwegian Fishermen's Association and its partners, researchers from the Fridtjof Nansen's Institute have published a report "Common Sea, Common Challenges: A Comparison of Framework Conditions for the Fishery Sector in Norway and Russia". The report was presented in Tromsø on 15 September 2015 during the Norwegian-Russian conference where representatives from fisheries associations from Norway and Russia, researchers from the Tromsø University as well as governmental agencies and institutions involved in bilateral cooperation participated.
The 85-pages long report presents a concentrated insight into Norwegian-Russian cooperation within fisheries sector in Norway and Russia and how the industry is organized in the two countries.
Download report "Common Sea, Common Challenges in Norwegian and in Russian.

8th International Conference “Arctic Shelf Development: Step by Step”


Nonprofit organization “Association of arctic projects contractors “Murmanshelf” invites you to participate in the 8th International Conference «ARCTIC SHELF DEVELOPMENT: STEP BY STEP».

The Conference will take place in Murmansk on the 16th – 17th of November, 2015,Congress-hotel "Meridian",supported by the Government of the Murmansk Region in the framework of the IV Murmansk International Business Week.

Program of the conference includes plenary sessions, discussions at the round tables and business meetings.

Main issues:
• Russian Arctic shelf. Current condition, problems and prospects of oil and gas development;
• Prospects for international cooperation in the development of the offshore projects in the conditions of economic recession;
• Technological support of the offshore oil and gas projects;
• Improvement of the legislation for the development of oil and gas resources on the continental shelf of the Russian Federation;
• Ecological safety during development of hydrocarbon resources on the continental shelf;
• Development of oil spill response competence center in the Arctic;
• Implementation of exploration programs in the Arctic;
• Shipbuilding for offshore projects.

Traditionally, the conference is attended by more than 200 oil and gas companies which specialize in exploration, production and refinery of hydrocarbon raw materials, suppliers of oil and gas industry, scientific and research institutes, educational institutions, legislative and executive authorities.
Visit the website of the Conference for more information and registration: www.murmanshelf-conf.ru


Liv Monica Stubholt became a partner at Selmer Law Firm

Liv Monica Stubholt 1 endelig 960 540 s c1On 1 September, Selmer Law Firm officially announced that Liv Monica Stubholt has joined Selmer as a partner. "Liv Monica will have a special focus on oil, gas and offshore field and contribute to further growth and reputation in this priority area," the company said in a press release.

Selmer's oil, gas and offshore practices have recently had an annual growth of about 20 percent. The firm has assisted Lundin Norway AS in unit application for the Johan Sverdrup field.

"The potential for further growth in this area is significant. Challenges in the industry also provides new opportunities. Liv Monica will be an important contributor to our continued efforts," says Thomas Michelet, partner at Selmer in the oil, gas and offshore areas. 

Liv Monica has an extensive experience as a lawyer and from the leading positions within industry and politics, and has built up a substantial network both nationally and internationally. 

Photo: Selmer Law Firm


Forskningsrådet og Tromsø High North Cluster/UiT Norges arktiske universitet inviterer til workshop  "Kunnskap og konkurransekraft i nord".

Tid:  8. september, kl. 11.30-16.30

Sted:  Tromsø / UiT Norges arktiske universitet

Målet med vår nordområdepolitikk er å utvikle Nord-Norge til en av Norges mest skapende og bærekraftige regioner. For å lykkes med dette trenger vi forskning og ny kunnskap.  Regjeringen ønsker at norske forskningsmiljøer fortsatt skal være ledende på kunnskap om nordområdene. God kunnskap om Russland som arktisk aktør, ikke minst i det nye sikkerhetspolitiske bildet i Europa, er et viktig bidrag til dette, sier utenriksminister Børge Brende.

Networking meeting in Oslo, 1 September 2015

On 1 September 2015, the NRCC Networking Meeting took place in Oslo, in the facilities of the Confederation of Norwegian Enterprise (NHO). About 70 participants took part in the meeting.

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NRCC Networking Meeting participants

NRCC Branch Group for Seafood: Meeting in Moscow, 15 September 2015

Dear Sir or Madam 

The Branch Group for Seafood within the Norwegian-Russian Chamber of Commerce (NRCC) invites Norwegian and Russian seafood companies visiting World Food Expo, Moscow, to an informal networking arena meeting. The main purpose of the meeting is to facilitate discussions on the current situation.

We invite Norwegian and Russian organizations to give short presentations reviewing the current situation under the headline:
"Russian-Norwegian Seafood Business Relations in Troubled Times: Views on the Situation and Prospects for Future Relations».

The networking meeting will be held Tuesday, 15 September 2015 at 17.00.
Venue: Metropol Hotel, TEATRALNIY PROEZD 2, Moscow

Please register for participation by sending e-mail to Trond Davidsen at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

With kind regards,
Branch Group for Seafood, Norwegian-Russian Chamber of Commerce


NRCC Networking meeting in St. Petersburg, 22 September 2015

The NRCC has the pleasure to invite representatives of its member companies and partners to the forthcoming NRCC Networking Meeting in St. Petersburg. 

Date  : Tuesday, 22 September 2015
Time : 14hrs00-18hrs00
Place:  Radisson Royal Hotel, Nevsky pr. 49/2, St. Petersburg

Please click here to download the program for more details and follow the link to register for the meeting on-line

Registration deadline: Friday, 18 September 2015.

We look forward to your participation!

The NRCC administration.


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