EU and energy

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Publisher Ministry of Petroleum and Energy

The EEA Agreement makes Norway an integral part of the EU's internal energy market. In addition, we cooperate with the EU on a wide range of topics.

Norway-EU energy cooperation

Norway has a close cooperation with the EU on energy issues, and is part of the internal energy market through the EEA agreement. The Ministry of Petroleum and Energy has regular contact with the Commission. The Norwegian Minister and the EU Commissioner meet on a regular basis through the EU-Norway Energy Dialogue.

Norwegian contributions to EU-consultations

The Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and Energy has recently shared Norwegian views on the Commission's consultations on the renewable directive and the energy efficiency directives:

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CCS on the agenda in meeting with Šefčovič

Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) was among the main subjects in the meeting between Minister of Petroleum and Energy Tord Lien and Vice President in the European Commission Maroš Šefčovič. The two met in Slovakia's capital Bratislava 28 October in the context of the Tatra Summit.

Presented Norwegian CCS projects in Brussels

Norwegian plans for developing full-scale CCS was presented in an internal meeting for the EU member states in Brussels 28 October. The meeting was organised by DG energy, and led by Director General Dominique Ristori. Director General William Christensen participated from the Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and Energy.

Energy Conference in Brussels 27th of November

Keynote speakers will be Miguel Arias Cañete, Commissioner for Climate Action and Energy and Tord Lien, Norwegian Minister for Petroleum and Energy.

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Ministry of Petroleum and Energy

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Address: Akersgata 59, 0033 Oslo, Postboks 8148 Dep, 0033 Oslo