Johan Sverdrup oilfield in Norway plans to expand by 2025 in four stages

April 15th, 2014 Comments off

Johan Sverdrup oilfield in Norway plans to expand by 2025 in four stagesAs stated in an article posted recently via TUjobs.com, the Johan Sverdrup oilfield in Norway is planning to expand to seven platforms by 2025. Eventually, the oil field will represent 25 percent of the total Norwegian oil platform production.

At a recent hearing, Statoil issued program proposals for the impact assessment of the building of the Johan Sverdrup oilfield. Read more…

Free strategic eProcurement guide to effectively manage the long tail of suppliers

April 15th, 2014 Comments off

Free strategic eProcurement guide to effectively manage the long tail of suppliersLondon, United Kingdom – Procserve, the leading UK B2B Commerce Network, has developed a free actionable strategic eProcurement guide for CPOs. The guide highlights the key challenges CPOs face and offers practical advice to issues such as: talent management, supplier consolidation, tail management, innovation, compliance and P2P implementation or optimisation.

The free strategic guide, titled ‘Addressing Your Changing World’, features research from across the sector to provide CPOs with a definitive guide for the top challenges affecting procurement teams today, demonstrating how eProcurement technology can support every aspect of the challenges faced by the modern CPO. This ranges from implementing a simple user interface to retaining and up-skilling existing employees and attracting new talent to the function. While using the data analytics within eProcurement software, organisations can now uncover strategic supplier relations and ways to effectively manage the ‘long tail.’ Read more…

Vast video experience set to highlight Iceland’s Westfjords during three-year marketing project

April 14th, 2014 Comments off

Vast video experience set to highlight Iceland’s Westfjords during three-year marketing project A new tourism experience, featuring a multitude of high-definition videos, is set to highlight Iceland’s Westfjords as part of a new three-year marketing project between the Reykjavik based production company, Tjarnargatan, and various Iceland-based partners.

The project will be showcasing a digital dream trip around the Westfjords in northwestern Iceland, which has been labeled as one of the ‘World’s Best-Kept Secrets’. Read more…

Icelandic horse show offers unique camping experience in Iceland

April 9th, 2014 Comments off

Icelandic horse show offers unique camping experience in IcelandUpcoming Icelandic horse show Landsmot will be offering travellers and horse lovers a special camping experience in Iceland. CampEasy is recommending that Landsmot visitors rent a campervan, as the nearest hotels to the event are quickly becoming fully booked.

The 2014 edition of Landsmot will be held at the showground at Hella, in south Iceland. The programme is full and varied, and everyone should be able to find something of interest. There are various classes of competition ranging from children’s classes, with riders 13 years old and younger, up to the A and B classes, where top riders and horses display all the different gaits of the Icelandic horse breed. Read more…

Nordic eMarketing gets Grand Prix for best PPC campaign at European Search Awards 2014

April 2nd, 2014 Comments off

ppc winnerNordic eMarketing was awarded the Grand Prix for the best PPC Campaign at the European Search Awards, which were held in Reykjavik, Iceland on Friday 28th March. The award recognizes the results of a pay-per-click campaign for Icelandic airline WOW air, which gave the airline online visibility across Europe.

“The campaign went great, and we managed to reach WOW air’s key audiences in various markets across Europe, which ultimately resulted in an increase in revenue for the airline,” says Haukur Jarl Kristjansson, head of PPC at Nordic eMarketing. Read more…

betXit introduces new social betting game

March 28th, 2014 Comments off

Arnar F. ReynissonbetXit is launching a beta version of a new form of a social betting game. The game is all about rivalry, competition and challenges, and is intended as a platform for friends to compete against each other in sports betting.

The game allows players to create their own private table and to invite friends to join. The owner of the table decides what sports to bet on, “the buy“ for other players to join the table, and the maximum amount of players. Read more…

Norway’s largest oil discovery since 1974 could yield high recovery rate

March 10th, 2014 Comments off

Norway oil platformJohan Sverdrup, the most important oil discovery in Norway in decades, could yield a recovery rate as high as 70 percent, according to Statoil, the country’s largest energy company and operator of the field.

What seems like Norway’s third largest discovery ever as well as the biggest since 1974, could hold up to 2.9 billion barrels of oil equivalent according to a December 2013 estimate. Read more…

Procserve and BDO LLP research report shows how significant procurement savings can be made through eProcurement

February 25th, 2014 Comments off

Procserve and BDO LLP research report shows how significant procurement savings  can be made through eProcurementLondon, United Kingdom – Procserve, the leading UK B2B Commerce Network, has released a new research report for free download. The report examines how embracing innovative eProcurement technology and considering a new strategy can lead to operational efficiency and significant procurement savings, amongst other advantages.

The research report, titled ‘The eProcurement report: 21st century procurement moving from expense to advantage’, confirms the underexploited potential for procurement to deliver substantial, transformational benefits that drive huge savings for organisations of all sizes. Read more…

2014 sees updated website by car rental company in Iceland

February 24th, 2014 Comments off

2014 sees updated website by Car rental company in IcelandFor 2014, car rental company in Iceland carrental.is , a part of the Budget and Avis network, has recently updated its website.

Carrental.is offers a wide range of cars, from small eco-friendly cars for those heading for a Reykjavik city break to spacious people carriers and 4×4 vehicles for great family self-drive tours in Iceland. Read more…

Reykjavik ranked number two in future investment shortlist by fDi Intelligence business report

February 24th, 2014 Comments off

Reykjavik ranked number two in future investment shortlist by fDi Intelligence business reportReykjavik, Iceland’s capital city, has been voted number two in the shortlist Top 10 Northern European Cities Excluding UK and Ireland, as part of the recently published business report, ‘European Cities and Region of the Future 2014/2015´, by fDi Intelligence.

fDi Intelligence, a division of the Financial Times Ltd, has ranked Reykjavik number two in its Top 10 Northern European Cities Excluding UK and Ireland shortlist, beating other Nordic powerhouses such as Copenhagen and Stockholm. Read more…

Proud to sponsor Iceland’s Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics team states Valitor

February 20th, 2014 Comments off

Proud to sponsor Iceland’s Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics team states ValitorIceland-based acquiring and issuing services provider Valitor has stated that it is proud to be sponsoring the Icelandic national team at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics.

The 2014 Icelandic team consists of five athletes in two sports, as well as eleven officials. For the first time since 1994, Iceland will be competing in cross-country skiing – 2014 marks sixty-six years of the country’s participation in the games. Read more…