News and events
Record number of licenses awarded for further exploration of the Norwegian continental shelf
The Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and Energy offers the industry 75 production licenses on the Norwegian continental shelf in the Award in Pre-Defined Areas 2017 (APA 2017) licensing round.
Nytt reiseråd for Saudi-Arabia
Utenriksdepartementet oppfordrer reisende til å utvise aktsomhet ved reiser til eller opphold i Saudi-Arabia. Det frarådes mot alle reiser til eller opphold innenfor 50 kilometer fra grensen mot Jemen.
Norway provided more than NOK 2.5 billion to the Syria crisis in 2017
In 2017, Norway maintained its substantial humanitarian support for civilians affected by the conflict in Syria.
Seafood exports worth record-high NOK 94.5 billion in 2017
Norway exported 2.6 million tonnes of seafood worth NOK 94.5 billion in 2017. This is an increase in value of 3 per cent, or NOK 3 billion, and an increase in volume of 7 per cent from the record year of 2016.
Suspension of export licences to the United Arab Emirates
On the basis of a comprehensive assessment of the situation in Yemen and the increasing risks associated with the United Arab Emirates’ military engagement in the country, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs decided on 19 December 2017 to suspend licence