Watching the World: A fine state of affairs

The fundamental structural change currently being experienced by the oil and gas industry at large is finding a deep resonance in Norway with the hotly debated issue of Statoil's privatization and the future of the state's direct financial interest (SDFI) in the Norwegian Continent Shelf. Further delays to the government's White Paper on the subject-an indication of just how far-reaching any decision taken by the ruling Labor government will be-gave the country's Prime Minister, Jens Stoltenberg, and Statoil CEO Olav Fjell the chance to again make their pitches as to the "best" outcome of these deliberations.Speaking at the ONS conference in Stavanger, Fjell, an advocate o...

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