Exploration

Before oil and gas can be produced, the resources have to be proven through exploration activities. Around 39% of all the remaining resources on the shelf is undiscovered. The authorities' exploration policy is thus an important element of long-term resource management.
Before oil and gas can be produced, the resources have to be proven through exploration activities. Around 39% of all the remaining resources on the shelf is undiscovered. The authorities' exploration policy is thus an important element of long-term resource management.
Around 39% of all remaining resources on the shelf is still undiscovered

Accumulated resources on the Norwegian continental shelf

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Accumulated resources on the Norwegian continental shelf, 1966-2016
Source: Norwegian Petroleum Directorate
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