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  • Norway
    • Social and econimic opputunities created by exploitation of energy resources
    • 1960s - discovery of oil and gas in Norwegan waters
    • Benefit - oil and gas provides Norways small population with plenty of energy
    • Benefit - oil and gas accounts for one third of all export earnings
    • Oil and gas industry = vital to economy
    • Creates employment 250,000 jobs created directly and indirectly
      • Also boosted innovation and tecnological development in other sectors
    • Norway has  the physical features to develop HEP (accounts for 99% of all electricity production)  Therefore Norway is a very clean nation But there is limited capacity for further development
  • Oil and gas industry = vital to economy


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