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New issue of Norwegian Continental Shelf

21/05/2015 The main theme is this year’s 50th anniversary of the first licensing round on the NCS.

We have interviewed several achievers from that time. Other articles deal with the recruitment position in the industry, and ask whether young people are again being frightened away from petroleum-related studies.

And is the outlook for the oil and gas sector as bleak as it has been painted by members of the Norwegian government? No, says Petter Osmundsen, professor of petroleum economics at the University of Stavanger.

A positive contribution is nevertheless provided by the forthcoming Johan Sverdrup development in the North Sea. The last oil worker on that field has yet to be born.

Updated: 21/05/2015