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Rogaland

(rō`gälän'), county (1995 pop. 354,418), c.3,540 sq mi (9,170 sq km), SW Norway, bordering on the North Sea. The main towns are Stavanger (the capital) and Haugesund. The northern part, called Ryfylke, is indented by several branches of the Boknafjord. Important industries include shipping, fishing, food processing, and dairy farming.
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5 June 2017 - Norway based seafood farming company Grieg Seafood ASA (GSF) has partnered with farmed salmon supplier Bremnes Seashore AS and aqua-culture farming company Vest Havbruk AS acquire one-third ownership each in Rogaland, Norway based post-smolt production facility Tytlandsvik Aqua AS to expand larger-sized smolt production, the company said.
Stavanger - in Norway's Rogaland region - has an 18-century old town and a lively waterfront in the summer months.
The Western county of Rogaland is the most dependent on the oil industry and its capital, Stavanger, has seen house prices declining by 10% from their peak in 2013 after previously showing strong growth.
The gas will then be transported to Statpipe, and from there to the KArstA processing plant in North Rogaland.
Vendor: Rogaland Sjotjenester AS, Egersund Group AS
Their last World Cup qualifier against Iceland was played in front of a crowd of 6796 and Lennon - based with Sandnes Ulf in Rogaland - has revealed there is simply no interest in tomorrow's match.
Grieg Seafood is a seafood company with fish farms in Rogaland and Finnmark in Norway, British Columbia and the Shetlands.
8 December 2011 - Norwegian IT group Atea ASA (OSL:ATEA) said today it had signed a framework agreement with the western county of Rogaland and five municipalities to supply ICT equipment, worth up to NOK100m (USD17.4m/EUR13m).
The project involves an extensive campaign to increase public awareness of early schizophrenia symptoms in the county of Rogaland (population 370,000).
Avinor said that it planned to establish new radar installations offshore on the Heidrun and Ekofisk platforms and onshore at Rogaland to provide services for the air traffic to the Ekofisk and Haltenbanken fields.
The representatives of Norsk Kulturforum (Noku),based in Rogaland County, which includes the city of Stavanger,met Sefton Council tourism leaders last week.