Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and Energy

Councillor of State 1978 - 1992

Councillor of state is the traditional title of a Norwegian member of government who is not prime minister or foreign minister. The title is often used synonymously with the title of minister, and was introduced by royal decree of 19 May 1814.The prime minister and the other government members form the Norwegian Council of State when meeting under the King's presidency.

11 January 1978 - 31 December 1992 

1978-1980: Bjartmar Gjerde
1980-1981: Arvid Johanson
1981          : Arvid Johanson
1981-1983: Vidkunn Hveding
1983-1986: Kåre Kristiansen
1986-1989: Arne Øien
1989-1990: Eivind Reiten
1990-1992: Finn Kristensen