OULU: Scientists are now looking into the potential for electricity production wined from geothermal energy reservoirs in Svalbard. Further, they are considering the possibility of combining this with carbon dioxide capture and storage.
-Preparation works for the Shtokman LNG plant in Teriberka will start this August, Murmansk Governor Yuri Yevdokimov said last week. He also said that an airport and living quarters will be built at the site.
The growing opposition to oil and gas production outside northern Norway comes as the oil companies fail to give the affected regions long-term development guarantees, analyst Johan Petter Barlindhaug says.