May 19th, 2008


News from Norway

Elkem's lab here in Kristiansand has developed a method for making aluminium with up to 30% less energy, and test production is about to begin.

Meanwhile, the Norwegian airport strike is being extended and may begin to impact traffic to the North Sea oil fields. If the strike continues, the production will gradually begin to shut down. Norway is the world's third largest supplier of crude oil.