The chief task of the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy is to develop a coordinated and coherent energy policy. It is an overriding goal to ensure high value creation through the efficient and environmentally-friendly management of the country’s energy resources.
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The Government’s carbon capture and storage (CCS) ambitions are formulated against the backdrop of the dual challenge of the need for mitigating climate change and increasing global demand for energy.
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.
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.
The white paper - Report to the Storting 28 (2010-2011) is translated into english
The app provides key figures, maps, facts and news updates. It also features an analysis function and an energy calculator.
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.
The objective of this Fact Sheet is to provide a comprehensive presentation of generation, transmission and consumption of energy in Norway.
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