Tagged: Energy

Norway has set Europe an eco example

The rest of Europe should take note of Norway’s ecological mindset and investment in environmentally friendly technologies In December 2009, Oslo received the distinction of the third greenest city in Europe (after Copenhagen and...

Continued deliveries in turbulent markets

Statoil’s strategy update, fourth quarter 2009 and preliminary results for 2009. Statoil today presents its fourth quarter results and its Strategy Update. Statoil’s fourth quarter 2009 net operating income was NOK 33.5 billion, compared...

DNV to assess the refurbishment of Czech power plant

PRAGUE: DNV has signed a contract with the Czech Ministry of the Environment to conduct an assessment of the refurbishment plans for the Prunéřov II power plant. The findings of the assessment will be...

Norway enters North Sea Development Cooperation

Norway’s oil and energy minister Tuesday signed an agreement with nine other European countries relating to development of the North Sea. Read the whole story at the Wall Street Journal.

APA 2009 – Awards

The Government has decided to offer 38 production licenses in the awards in predefined areas 2009 (APA 2009). – Today I am offering production licenses to 42 companies of which 19 companies are offered...

Statnett CEO: Norway Has Huge Wind Power Potential

The chief executive of Norway’s electricity network operator Statnett said Norway could be a significant wind power generator, but added the country’s grid needs improvements to realize that potential. Speaking to Dow Jones Newswires,...

Reduced growth in collected hazardous waste amount

The amount of hazardous waste being collected for approved treatment in 2008 reached 1.1 million tonnes, after a 3.5 per cent growth since 2006. From 1999, however, the amount has more than doubled. Improved...

Increase in energy prices

The CPI grew 0.3 per cent in November. Prices of energy goods were the most important factors behind the growth. The CPI rose 1.5 per cent from November 2008 to November 2009, while CPI-ATE...

Lower profit for oil companies

The operating profit for the oil companies operating on the Norwegian continental shelf decreased by NOK 52 billion to NOK 248 billion in 2007, as a consequence of decreased oil production and a decline...