Tagged: Terje Riis-Johansen

APA 2010 – Awards

The Norwegian Government has decided to offer 50 production licenses in the awards in predefined areas 2010 (APA 2010). – Today I am offering participation interest in production licenses to 39 companies of which...

TCM Administration Complex opened

Today the Minister of Petroleum and Energy Terje Riis-Johansen opened the Administration Complex of Technology Centre Mongstad (TCM). TCM is the the world’s largest facility for testing and improving CO2 capture technologies. -Our efforts...

More knowledge before new awards

The Minister of Petroleum and Energy, Mr. Terje Riis-Johansen, spoke today on a conference concerning the Integrated Management plan of the Marine Environment of the Barents Sea and the Sea Areas off the Lofoten...

NOK 261 billion income from the petroleum industry

“We expect that one fourth of Norway’s income in 2010 will be generated from oil and gas. The petroleum industry finances a large part of the Norwegian welfare state and provides us with economic...

Changes among the state secretaries

The Office of the Prime Minister has as Jan. 13 appointed Ms. Lotte Grepp Knutsen, state secretary, as acting state secretary at the Office of the Prime Minister for the duration of Ms. Rita...

The world’s first osmotic power plant opened!

The sun shone through the windows, the bass rumbled through the speakers and Crown Princess Mette-Marit enjoyed the world’s first cup of tea made using osmotic power. The opening of the world’s first osmotic...