Meld. St. 28 (2010–2011)

An industry for the future – Norway’s petroleum activities — Meld. St. 28 (2010–2011) Report to the Storting (white paper)

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Asplan Viak

Asplan Viak is a multi-disciplinary consultancy and analysis company particularly focusing on change and adaptation processes. The company has more than 600 employees and is located several places in Norway.

Econ Pöyry

Econ Pöyry is an international consultancy company that works in the interface between market, technology and politics.


The International Energy Agency (IEA) was founded in 1973–1974 and currently has 27 member countries and a headquarter in Paris. IEA’s goal is to contribute to security of supply for the participating countries and promote more sustainable energy use. IEA also prepares analyses of and gathers data for the energy markets, and is important in setting the terms for the discussions regarding global energy and climate challenges.


IHS CERA is an international consultancy company which was established in 1983. In 2004, CERA was purchased by the respected information company IHS. The company is headquartered in the US. IHS CERA has more than 4500 employees and delivers knowledge and insight regarding global and regional energy markets, geopolitics and industry trends.


The International Research Institute of Stavanger (IRIS) is an independent research institute owned by the University of Stavanger and the Rogaland Research foundation. IRIS was established in 2006 and currently has 220 employees. The most important research areas are petroleum, integrated marine environment, social science and business development, as well as gas and new sources of energy.

MENON Business Economics

MENON Business Economics is a consultancy and analysis company located in Oslo. MENON has customers in the private and public sectors and carries out consultancy work and studies.

Petro Arctic

Petro Arctic is a supplier network for businesses associated with development projects in Northern Norway and the Barents Sea. The foundation was established in 1997 and is financed by Statoil ASA, Eni Norge AS and its foundation members. The foundation cooperates with industry businesses as well as regional and municipal authorities. Its purpose is to qualify the member companies for supplying field developments and operations in the north, including Russia.

PIRA Energy Group

PIRA Energy Group is an international consultancy company established in 1976 and which is headquartered in the US. PIRA prepares analyses and communicates news regarding the global energy markets, including the oil, gas, coal and carbon markets. PIRA prepares price forecasts for oil and gas in the short and long term.

Ramm Energy Partner

Ramm Energy Partner (previously Ramm Kommunikasjon) is an independent enterprise within petroleum consultancy which is run by Nils Henrik Ramm. Ramm’s background includes journalism and he has been a state secretary in the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy, as well as a political advisor in the Ministry of Finance.


Statistics Norway (SSB) is the central agency for collecting, preparing and communicating official statistics in Norge. SSB was established as a separate institution in 1876 and is a professionally independent institution, reporting administratively to the Ministry of Finance. The agency’s tasks are stipulated in the Statistics Act of 16 June 1989 No. 54. Statistics Norway has wide-ranging research activity in addition to the statistics activity.

Wood Mackenzie Ltd.

Wood Mackenzie is a commercial research and consultancy company, established in 1970 with headquarter in Scotland. The company has more than 600 employees in more than 20 countries. Wood Mackenzie offers services within energy and mining and performs valuation of assets and companies all over the world. The company also delivers market analyses.

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