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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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