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Renewable energy as a driver for economic and sustainable growth – The Icelandic Perspective - 14.1.2013

Economic growth and development of the nation into a modern community with a relatively high standard of living goes hand in hand with its exploitation of sustainable natural energy resources says Guðni A. Jóhannesson, Director General at Orkustofnun in an article published in Future Perfect.

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Iceland issues the first licenses for exploration and production of hydrocarbons in the Dreki Area. - 4.1.2013

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Orkustofnun has today, in the presene of the Norwegian Minister of Petroleum and Energy, Ola Borten Moe, and Minister of Industries and Innovation, Steingrímur J. Sigfússon, issued two licences for exploration and production of hydrocarbons in the Dreki Area.

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Press conference regarding the granting of the first licences in the Dreki Area - 2.1.2013

Orkustofnun will issue two licenses for exploration and production of hydrocarbons in the Dreki Area on Friday, January 4, 2013. Licenses will be granted to Faroe Petroleum Norge AS, Branch in Iceland, Iceland Petroleum ehf. and Petoro Iceland AS, on the one hand, and Valiant Petroleum ehf., Kolvetni ehf. and Petoro Iceland AS on the other.

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