4 maybe one day norway will become a member of the eu

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Unformatted text preview: isited Norway on February 25, 2008, he pointed out that Norway is the most disciplined (non-member) of the EU, since Norway implements very punctually and correctly all the EU directives.4 Maybe, one day Norway will become a member of the EU, but the recent polls from May 2008 show that 60% are still against it.5 Dum spiro, spero! (As long as we live, we hope!) 4 Norwegian Government. Available on: <www.regjeringen.no/en/dep/ ud.html?id=833>. 5 Aftenposten. Available on: <www.aftenposten.no>, May 10, 2008. 6 © Ifri F. Harbo / The European Gas and Oil Market Norwegian energy policy Norway holds a unique position in producing and exporting oil and gas. Norway is Western Europe's second most important source of natural gas after Russia and the world’s third largest exporter of oil and gas after Saudi Arabia and Russia. The oil and gas sectors constitute around 25% of Norway’s GDP and 52% of Norwegian exports (35 times higher than the export value of fish). Norway has an annual oi...
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