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Unformatted text preview: rket is ever more restricted by Russian
interests, which contradicts the European Commission’s goal of having
open and positive relations with diverse distributors. Norwegian gas
production is almost entirely exported to the EU; it therefore represents a
high priority for the EU’s energy security goal. At the same time, Norway’s
interests are not only to maximise oil and gas revenue; Norway also has
industrial political interests related to post-oil technology and global climate
change. Current global CO2 levels are the highest they have been in the
past 650,000 years (Gore, 1992/2008: 12). Norway has a role to play
concerning this issue. 73 Policy-utvikling i EU på olje- og gass-området (EU policy development in the areas of oil
and gas), Per Ove Eikeland, Fridtjov Nansens Institutt. Available on:
© Ifri F. Harbo / The European Gas and Oil Market Conclusion The world faces geopolitical and geostrategic dilemmas. The supply of
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