Fewer gas stations in Norway

The number of gas stations in Norway has been reduced by 622 over the past 10 years, according to fresh figures from the Norwegian Petroleum Institute. Last year alone 47 stations were closed.

“Now we must keep open the ones we still have. We will not manage with fewer gas stations, says a concerned Marit Helene Pedersen, regional director of the Confederation of Norwegian Enterprise in Finnmark county.

However, Statoil Norway which operates close to 500 petrol stations in Norway, believes the trend will continue, and that in 15 years there will be well under 1000 stations left in Norway.

Source: Norway Post / NRK

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