Tagged: Norwegian Oil Industry Association

A step closer to opening Lofoten/Vesterålen

The results of Norway’s general election clearly indicate that the Socialist Left and Liberals failed to win support for rejecting petroleum activity off the Lofoten and Vesterålen islands. This conclusion has been drawn by...

Gro Brækken to head OLF from 2010

  The board of the Norwegian Oil Industry Association (OLF) has appointed Gro Brækken to succeed Per Terje Vold as chief executive with effect from 1 January 2010. She is currently secretary-general of Save...

Tecninox Exec: Working Hard With Norway To Resolve Pipe Issue

OSLO (Dow Jones)–The managing director of Italian engineering company Tecninox said Tuesday that the company is “working hard” with the Norwegian authorities and oil companies to resolve a potential problem with a pipe fitting...

Demands publication of seismic surveys

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NDP) will not go public yet with the results of seismic shootings in an area outside the Lofoten Archipelago. Norwegian Oil Industry Association (OLF) demands that NPD change this decision...

Oil industry with eyes on the Arctic

   The Norwegian oil industry is focusing on winning the battle of developing the Lofoten area in northern Norway first. However, the ambitions for future development projects lie further north in the Arctic, reports...

Big effects likely from far-north oil activity

Opening areas off northern Norway’s Lofoten and Vesterålen islands to petroleum operations could have major spin-offs both locally and nationally, according to the KonKraft collaboration. A report for the Norwegian government finds that some...

Fronts harden in fight for Lofoten oil

Environmentalists intend to make oil production in the Lofoten waters a key component in the upcoming Norwegian parliament elections. To read the full story on BarentsObserver.com, click here.