Circulars

Circulars are information from the ministry to affected parties about interpretations of laws and regulations. This is an overview of circulars from the Ministries. 

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  • The power market and prices

    2016-07-26 Article Ministry of Petroleum and Energy

    The market price of power, which is determined each day on the Nord Pool Spot power exchange, is a result of supply and demand. Norway is part of a common Nordic power market and is integrated with the power market in Europe.

  • Power supply and the electricity grid

    2016-07-26 Article Ministry of Petroleum and Energy

    A secure and reliable power supply is essential in any modern society. Norway has an extensive electricity grid for the transmission of power from producers to consumers.

  • Ministry of Labour and Social Inclusion - Anti-Discrimination Affairs

    2016-07-21 Article Government.no

    Councillor of State 2007 - 2008

  • Norwegian Ministry of Trade and Industry - Modernisation, IT- and Competition Affairs

    2016-07-21 Article Government.no

    Councillor of State 2004

  • The EU proposes climate targets for Norway

    2016-07-20 News story Ministry of Climate and Environment

    The European Commission has proposed a preliminary 2030 emissions reduction target for Norway. Efforts are shared among European countries and Norway’s target for reductions in sectors outside the EU Emissions Trading System (ETS) is a reduction of 40% by 2030, over 2005 levels. Final target figures are subject to further calculations by the Commission.

  • Significant increase in Norway's aid to Iraq

    2016-07-20 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    'The people of Iraq are in urgent need of aid. Norway is already providing a considerable amount of humanitarian assistance to the region. We are now increasing our support to Iraq by NOK 50 million, to a total of NOK 325 million,' said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende, who is today attending the Pledging Conference in support of Iraq in Washington, DC.

  • Wholly-owned companies

    2016-07-20 Article Ministry of Petroleum and Energy

    The Ministry of Petroleum and Energy administers the state's ownership of the companies Petoro, Gassco, Statnett, Enova and Gassnova.

  • Part-owned company

    2016-07-20 Article Ministry of Petroleum and Energy

    Statoil is an international energy company with about 22 000 employees in 37 countries. Its main activities are oil and gas production.

  • The History of Norwegian Hydropower in 5 Minutes

    2016-07-20 Article Ministry of Petroleum and Energy

    Modern Norway was built and industrialised when we started to utilize rivers and waterfalls to produce electricity. Hydropower is still the backbone of the Norwegian power system, and will remain so in the foreseeable future.

  • State-ownership in the energy sector

    2016-07-20 Article Ministry of Petroleum and Energy

    In the government’s view, private ownership should be the main rule in Norwegian business and industry. Direct state ownership requires a special justification.

  • Speech at High Level SDG Business Forum Lucheon

    2016-07-19 Speech/statement Office of the Prime Minister

    UN Headquarters, New York City, 19 July 2016

  • Presentation of Norway's report on the 2030 Agenda

    2016-07-19 Speech/statement Office of the Prime Minister

    UN Headquarters, New York City, 19 July 2016

  • Speech at UNESCO High Level Breakfast Event

    2016-07-19 Speech/statement Office of the Prime Minister

    UN Headquarters, New York City, 19 July 2016

  • Opening address at High Level Event on the world's poorest people

    2016-07-18 Speech/statement Office of the Prime Minister

    UN Building, New York City, 18 July 2016

  • Speech to New York City public school students

    2016-07-18 Speech/statement Office of the Prime Minister

    Vienna Cafe, UN Headquarters, New York City, 18 July 2016

  • Key-note speech at High Level Forum on Sustainable Development

    2016-07-18 Speech/statement Office of the Prime Minister

    UN Headquarters, New York City, 18 July 2016

  • Statement at the 11th Asem Summit

    2016-07-16 Speech/statement Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende's statement at the 11th Asia-Europe Meeting (Asem) Summit in Ulaanbaatar (Mongolia) 16 July.

  • Norway supports democracy in Turkey

    2016-07-16 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    'A coup d'état was attempted last night in Turkey, and the situation is extremely tense. Norway supports the democratically elected government and urges a rapid return to the democratic rule of order,' says Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende.

  • Norway condemns terrorist attack in France

    2016-07-15 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    ‘Norway condemns the terrorist attack in Nice in the strongest possible terms. Once again, France has been hit by a terrorist attack. We stand shoulder to shoulder with the people of France and the rest of the world in the war on terror. We will never let terrorists destroy our democratic values and freedom,’ said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende.

  • Children moving or travelling abroad

    2016-07-14 Article Ministry of Children and Equality

    Parental responsibility includes the rights and responsibilities of a parent in relation to the child or the property of the child. Special rules apply in situations where a parent and child intend to relocate to another country or to travel abroad.