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Nerijus Adomaitis

Norway's energy firms plan $1.7 billion oil, gas developments

Jun 30 2021

OSLO (Reuters) -Equinor and Aker BP set out plans to develop four oil and gas discoveries with a total price tag of 14.5 billion Norwegian crowns ($1.69 billion) as part of Norway's efforts to maximise output from its existing fields.

REUTERS EVENTS-Norway sees huge interest in offshore wind, energy minister says

Jun 24 2021

OSLO (Reuters) -Norway is seeing big interest from energy firms in developing offshore wind farms in its ongoing licensing round and may offer additional acreage in 2023, Minister of Petroleum and Energy Tina Bru told Reuters on Thursday.

Analysis: Greener oil or green industry? Gridlock puts Norway in a bind

Jun 23 2021

OSLO Norway's oil and gas industry is counting on renewable power from hydro plants to cut emissions from its offshore platforms but rival demand from the green economy is putting a spanner in the works.

'The People vs Arctic Oil': Climate activists target Norway at human rights court

Jun 15 2021

OSLO (Reuters) -Norwegian climate activists have asked the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) to rule against Norway's plans for more oil drilling in the Arctic, the campaigners said on Tuesday, arguing the country's exploration deprives young people of their future.

Equinor to spend more on renewables as oil output rises

Jun 15 2021

OSLO (Reuters) -Equinor will speed up investments in renewable energy and low carbon solutions as new oil and gas comes onstream ahead of peak production in 2026, the company said on Tuesday as the pressure mounts to prove it can adapt to a greener future.

'The People vs Arctic Oil': Climate activists target Norway at human rights court

Jun 15 2021

OSLO, June 15 Norwegian climate activists have asked the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) to rule against Norway's plans for more oil drilling in the Arctic, the campaigners said on Tuesday, arguing the country's exploration deprives young people of their future.

Norway not ready to let go of oil, gas in push for greener energy

Jun 11 2021

OSLO (Reuters) -Norway is betting on hydrogen and offshore wind for its energy transition but will continue to extract oil and gas until 2050 and beyond, the outgoing centre-right government said as it presented its long-term energy strategy on Friday.

More than 1,000 Norway oil drilling workers threaten strike

Jun 11 2021

OSLO (Reuters) -Some 1,076 members of three Norwegian labour unions could go on strike on June 17 if wage talks fail, hitting oil exploration and other drilling services, the unions said on Friday.

World News

'Pingdemic' puts Britain's food supply under strain

LONDON (Reuters) -British supermarkets said on Thursday that some products were in short supply and petrol stations had been forced to close after the official health app told hundreds of thousands of workers to isolate following contact with someone with COVID-19.