Norway seeks lessons from BP spill, but won’t halt drilling

Regulator steps up supervision of companies, and is considering whether new regulations are required

July 15, 2010–By Shawn McCarthy

As Europe’s largest producer of offshore oil, Norway is looking to absorb the lessons from BP PLC’s blowout in the Gulf of Mexico, but its top regulator has seen no reason to halt exploratory drilling.

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