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Ministry of Petroleum and Energy

Tina Bru (Con.)

Minister of Petroleum and Energy

The principal responsibility of the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy is to achieve a coordinated and integrated energy policy. A primary objective is to ensure high value creation through efficient and environment-friendly management of Norway’s energy resources.


New and improved version of

The content about Norwegian petroleum activities is updated. The website is also improved to give a better user experience and overview of contents, especially on mobile phones.

Facts about Norwegian renewable energy in English

The Norwegian energy facts website is now available in English. The site contains facts about the Norwegian energy system, and can be a useful source of information for the energy sector, educational institutions, the public sector, businesses and institutions that cooperate with the energy sector.

News from the Ministry



The Norwegian carbon capture and storage (CCS) project in Norway. — Longship is a milestone in the Government’s industry and climate efforts. The project will lead to emission cuts, and facilitate development of new technology and thus new jobs, says Prime Minister Erna Solberg.


Long term value creation from Norway’s energy resources

On 11th June 2021, the government published its Report to the Storting (White Paper) Putting Energy to Work, exploring the long-term value creation from Norwegian energy resources. The White Paper outlines outlines four goals how Norway can use its energy resources to create continued economic growth and new jobs. This also include a road map for hydrogen and a guidance for those actors who wish to develop offshore wind power projects on the Norwegian continental shelf.


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