UK signs ‘landmark’ energy agreement with Norway

David Cameron signs deal in Oslo to ensure UK can continue to depend on Norway for secure energy supplies

(GAURDIAN) David Cameron will pave the way for an increase in British imports of Norwegian gas and oil when he signs a new energy agreement with one of the world’s largest exporters of fossil fuels on Thursday.

As the International Energy Agency warns of a threat to the climate from a new “golden age of gas”, the prime minister will sign what Downing Street is describing as a landmark deal with Norway to strengthen energy links with Britain’s historical ally.

Norway supplies a quarter of Britian's energy needs. Statoil commissions new platform years ago. Picture credit Statoil.

Read full article by Nicholas Watt in the GAURDIAN