International activity

The NPD's international activity is three-fold. The first part deals with handling relationships with other nations that border on areas where Norway has its oil and gas reserves. The second part is cooperation with the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The third part is assisting other nations by providing expertise in petroleum activities and resource management.

Sharing knowledge with Uganda

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) is assisting Uganda in managing its newly discovered oil and gas resources to benefit the population.

Building a nation from the ground up

Timor-Leste is a young nation facing great challenges. But the national authorities have built up a system of oil and gas management which is winning international acclaim.

Contributing to increased knowledge for other countries

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has an extensive international involvement, ranging from the management of oil and gas resources to development aid.


Øystein Kristiansen
Phone: +47 51 87 62 41