Norway

Signal: Norway opens world’s first wind-powered offshore oil platform

The world’s first wind-powered offshore oil platform was officially opened on Tuesday off the west coast of Norway. Opened by…

Governments should stop ‘propping up’ oil and gas – report

Declining fossil fuel volumes coming from the North Sea, alongside the economic downturns resulting from Covid-19 and the Ukraine War,…

Norway’s flagship CCS projects: cautionary tale or showcase?

Unexpected subsurface challenges encountered by Norway's flagship carbon capture and storage (CCS) projects, Sleipner and Snøhvit, cast doubt on the…

Fossil fuel countries less concerned by climate change – survey

People in countries that are highly dependent on fossil fuel production for their energy needs or exports are less likely…

Top ten countries currently developing the most oil and gas fields

When the International Energy Agency (IEA) published its Net Zero by 2050 analysis in 2021, it became clear just how…

Explainer: who is responsible for the world’s CO₂ emissions?

There is no single way to measure which country globally is responsible for the most carbon dioxide emissions. One approach…

Ostend summit’s windy words mask deeper divisions

Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Ireland, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway and the UK signed the Ostend Declaration at a North Sea…

North Sea Summit sets course for more offshore wind power

Leaders from North Sea and North Sea-adjacent countries are meeting for a summit at the port of Ostend on the…

Inside Norway’s efforts to move on from oil and gas

Amidst soaring interest in energy security and Russian fossil fuel exports, one of the lesser reported developments over the past…

Why recycling is no golden ticket to endless critical minerals 

A few kilometres outside of Oslo, in a sleek business park on the banks of Oslo Fjord, is the headquarters…