Energy

Waterfall in winter landscape

The chief task of the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy is to develop a coordinated and coherent energy policy. It is an overriding goal to ensure high value creation through the efficient and environmentally-friendly management of the country’s energy resources.

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Norway working to remove fossil fuel subsidies

Norway and the EU Power Market

The European Commission and the Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and Energy will hold a conference on the EU power market.

A future-oriented Government Building Complex

“History will unite with the future. We will change, but also preserve. The new Government Building Complex will be modern, stimulate vibrant and safe urban spaces and create good jobs, while also preserving our history,” says Prime Minister Erna Solberg.

CO2 storage atlas for the Norwegian continental shelf

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate’s (NPD’s) work to map the Norwegian continental shelf to determine possible storage locations for CO2 is now completed. The CO2 storage atlas covers areas of the Norwegian continental shelf open for exploration.

Facts 2014 – All you need to know about Norwegian petroleum activities

In cooperation with the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate, The Ministry of Petroleum and Energy has published a new edition of its annual book on the Norwegian petroleum sector, Facts 2014. The publication gives a comprehensive overview of the petroleum activity on the Norwegian continental shelf (NCS). New versions of the Oil Facts app are at the same time released for Android and WindowsPhone.

Facts 2014 – All you need to know about Norwegian petroleum activities

The Geopolitics of Energy. A Norwegian Perspective

"The Norwegian approach to energy security is quite simple. We are a reliable and predictable provider of energy – and we will remain so. Making politics out of the energy markets will profit neither consumers – nor producers", Minister of Foreign Affairs, Børge Brende, said in his address.

APA 2014 - Acreage announcement

Today, the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy is announcing this year’s licensing round for mature areas on the Norwegian continental shelf – Awards in Predefined Areas (APA) 2014. The aim is to award new production licences in the announced areas at the beginning of 2015.

Subsea Valley Conference

Telenor Arena, 2 April 2014

Electricity certificates

A common Norwegian-Swedish market for electricity certificates was established 1 January 2012. Norway and Sweden have a combined goal of establishing 26.4 TWh new electricity production based on renewable energy in 2020. Norway and Sweden are each responsible for financing 13.2 TWh in the certificate system, regardless of the amount of production that is located in each of the two countries.

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Contact information

Ministry of Petroleum and Energy

Telephone: + 47 22 24 90 90

Address

Visiting adress:
Akersgata 59, Oslo

Post adress:
Postboks 8148 Dep, 0033 Oslo

Contact information

Ministry of Petroleum and Energy

Telephone: + 47 22 24 90 90

Address

Visiting adress:
Akersgata 59, Oslo

Post adress:
Postboks 8148 Dep, 0033 Oslo