Norway’s oil moratorium remains in place – Minister

Norway's oil moratorium remains in place - Minister

Norway’s moratorium on oil exploration in the waters around the Arctic Lofoten-Vesteraalen-Senja archipelago will remain in place.

The country’s new oil minister Kjell-Boerge Freiberg told reporters on Friday.

The oil industry has for many years sought to explore the region, but this is a controversial political topic in Norway.

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