Ministry 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.

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Norway’s oil history in 5 minutes

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).

Kart over norsk kontineltalsokkel

Gas exports from the Norwegian shelf

Norway is the third largest gas exporter in the world. Nearly all Norwegian gas is sold on the European market. A well-developed and efficient gas infrastructure and short transport distances make Norwegian gas competitive in the European market.

Mangfaldet i norsk leverandørindustri: Skisse over eit felt i utbygging og drift

The service and supply industry

Norway has a highly skilled and internationally competitive petroleum related service and supply industry, developed over more than 40 years of petroleum activities in Norway. This is a result of a deliberate policy.

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Documents

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 2015 – Energy and Water Resources in Norway

Facts 2015 – Energy and Water Resources in Norway is a publication intended to give an overview of energy production, transmission and consumption in Norway.

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Phone: + 47 22 24 90 90
Address: Akersgata 59, 0033 Oslo, Postboks 8148 Dep, 0033 Oslo