Head of the Norwegian Fishery Association is frustrated with the extensive ongoing seismic mapping in the Lofoten waters and underlines that the fish industry “will not accept such methods in the future”.
Labour Party politicians in northern Norway demand that all oil from the “Goliat” field in the Barents Sea is brought to land. They believe that the region will not benefit from the proposed production from a floating unit.
Regional authorities in Arkhangelsk Oblast intend to cut use of black oil (mazut) from today’s 30 percent of heating fuel to 4,7 percent by year 2011. Meanwhile, the administration intends to save more than 500 million RUB per year in fuel expenses.