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Tsanten Eywa 'eveng:
Yes? What a question is that? I don't want oil production in Norway


I don't know if this was the right section to post this, so moderators, change it, if it was wrong section




Here is the story



This story was from last year

Yes or No to Lofoten oil production?


The Norwegian government will this month present a revised management plan for the Barents Sea and the Lofoten waters. A “yes” to oil production in Lofoten could make the government coalition rupture.

The key issue in the report will be whether or not to open up for a consequence study on regional oil production. While leading representatives of the Labour Party favor a consequence study, the two coalition junior partners are strongly against.

If the Labor Party chooses to push through a decision in the issue, the Socialist Left Party has signaled that it will have to pull out of the coalition. A consequence study is seen as a first step of an industrial development of the resources.

The Lofoten issue has become a key challenge for the government, with the industrially-friendly Labor Party eager to open new promising areas to oil exploration on the one hand and the green-oriented Socialist Left Party and the Centre Party calling for protection of the vulnerable waters on the other.

On Wednesday this week, more than 1000 people rallied in front of the parliament building in Oslo calling for an oil ban in Lofoten.

Sources in the Labour Party now signal that Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg will choose not to take the issue further. The government coalition is more important than a Lofoten consequence study, they say to newspaper Dagbladet.

A compromise in the issue could eventually be that new and extended areas are made available to drilling in the Barents Sea. For now, that might satisfy the hungry oil industry, which already has signaled that it is ready to start exploring the promising areas in the newly delimited waters in the region.

It also remains a question how long the environmentalists will be able to protect Lofoten. Afterall, the parliament majority today favors oil exploration in the area. A government takeover by the conservatives could therefore turn the picture and result in a green light for drilling.

Norway in 2006 adopted its management plan for the Barents Sea and the Lofoten waters. The plan opened up for exploration in parts of the Barents Sea, but banned drilling in the vulnerable and oil-rich Lofoten area. The revised plan, the draft of which will be presented in March or April, might change the situation and open the Lofoten waters, as well as vast new areas in the Norwegian and Barents Sea, for the oil industry.







My comment on this:


If they are setting oil prodution in Lofoten, we will be lost. We will lose our biggest food resource in this country. I hope so much that it will not happen. Norway is one of the biggest fish export countries in the world

We will even lose a lot of money, and we will run out of money, and more and more people is going to move out of this country





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Regards
Tsanten Eywa 'eveng from Norway :-*

Tsanten Eywa 'eveng:
Damn, that was gotdamn bad :( >:( >:( >:( >:(


Damn, got damn, our got damn gouvernment have decided to build an oild field in Lofoten. DAAAAAAAAAAMN!!!!!
Now I hate the gouvernment

But there is not so much oil there. They are starting to drill after oil next year.

Yaknun:
My vote is no  :P

I think the nature is much valuable and we have tooooooo much interest in this world for money profit  :'(

Tsanten Eywa 'eveng:

--- Quote from: Yaknun on November 29, 2012, 12:39:48 pm ---My vote is no  :P

I think the nature is much valuable and we have tooooooo much interest in this world for money profit  :'(

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Here's the link: http://translate.google.no/translate?sl=no&tl=en&js=n&prev=_t&hl=no&ie=UTF-8&layout=2&eotf=1&u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.aftenposten.no%2Fokonomi%2FApner-for-oljevirksomhet-i-Lofoten--7053647.html

Opens the oil industry in Lofoten
Petroleum and Energy Ola Borten Moe goes in for controversial oil activity in parts of Lofoten, Vesterålen and Senja from next autumn.

The area includes Nordland VI, part of Lofoten was temporarily closed due to political conflict in 2001.

Now go Borten Moe again on what he calls a careful development in this area so that the oil and fishing industry may in practice prove that they can live together and "play each other better."

Waiting with the rest
At the same time he says that it is entirely proper to open the rest of Lofoten, Vesterålen and Senja, but recommend waiting for the sake of negative reactions from the fishermen.

This excites him on both environmental and fishing interests that will not have any activity in these vulnerable areas, as well as oil industry, which will be completely opened as soon as possible.

Tìtstewan:

--- Quote from: Yaknun on November 29, 2012, 12:39:48 pm ---My vote is no  :P

I think the nature is much valuable and we have tooooooo much interest in this world for money profit  :'(

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Indeed
This is the same discussion about oil production in Antarctica...

So I choose no

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