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Norway: Gjoea field will remain shut until the source of gas leak is found

Norway’s Gjoea oil and gas field will stay closed until the source of gas leak the obliged operator Engie to stop production on Wednesday has been found, according to the French company.

read more... 22/06/2017

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Norway-Poland gas pipeline plan requires demand for 75% of capacity

A pipeline to provide Norwegian gas to Poland that will cost around 2 billion euros ($2.23 billion) will only be constructed if there is demand for minimum 75 percent of the gas it can convey, one of the associates in the project told Reuters.

read more... 19/06/2017

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Norway prohibits the use of heating oil in buildings

Norway will ban the use of oil and paraffin to heat buildings starting from 2020 to cut domestic emissions of heat-trapping greenhouse gases, the government spokesman declared on Thursday.

read more... 16/06/2017

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Statkraft will start sale of its stakes in two UK wind parks

Norway's state-owned electricity company Statkraft will this month offer for sale its stakes in two wind parks off Britain's coast, Sheringham Shoal and Dudgeon, and wants to reach an agreement early in 2018, as stated by a spokesman for the firm on Tuesday.

read more... 15/06/2017

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Norway: first offshore drilling rig using 100% onshore power to cut emissions

An offshore drilling rig will be powered entirely from electricity produced onshore which could be a world first in a move to reduce dioxide emissions.

read more... 12/06/2017

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