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Norway to Ban Oil for Heating
2017/10/22
According to Reuters.com., Norway will prohibit the use of oil and paraffin to heat buildings starting in 2020 with a view to reducing domestic emissions of greenhouse gases. The move coming from an oil-producing country is surprising: Norway produces about 2 million barrels of oil, condensate, and natural gas liquids per day, as well as 300 million m3 of natural gas per day. The country generates half its export revenues from crude oil and natural gas, and has a per-capita gross domestic product of around US$ 70,000, one of the world’s highest.
 
The ban will concern both new and old buildings, and applies to private homes and businesses as well as publicly owned facilities, the Ministry of Climate and Environment announced. “Those using fossil oil for heating must find other options by 2020,” Environment Minister Vidar Helgesen said in a statement.
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