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Petroleum activity in the area Lofoten IV and the Barents Sea

15/12/2003 The Government has decided not to continue further petroleum activities in the area Nordland VI outside Lofoten. The Government has also decided to allow for further all-year petroleum activity in the Barents Sea south, except for certain especially valuable areas.

The Government has today decided not to continue further petroleum activities in the area Nordland VI outside Lofoten. This question will again be considered when the integrated management plan for the Barents Sea is completed, says Einar Steensnæs, Minister of Petroleum and Energy.

The Government has also decided to allow for further all-year petroleum activity in the Barents Sea south, except for certain especially valuable areas.  This implies that all existing licenses in the Barents Sea now can resume their activities, says the Minister.

Link: Press release from the Minister of Petroleum and Energy

Updated: 04/09/2009