Norwegian oil company entering the Bakken play

Jun 11, 2012

A Norwegian company is expanding into the Bakken play in western North Dakota. As Prairie Public's Dave Thompson reports, Statoil wants to expand its operations to on-shore drilling.

Eli Aamot is the vice president of research for Statoil (STAT-oil).

"Statoil's origin is the Norwegian state oil company," said Aamot in an interview at Statoil's headquarters in Trondheim, Norway. "The company is now private, and listed on the New York Stock Exchange. "

Norway - Carbon Capture

Jun 11, 2012

Members of a North Dakota delegation looking at Norway’s energy industries toured a facility at Mongstad that is billed as “the world’s largest C-oh-two research facility.”

Prairie Public’s Dave Thompson is with the delegation.

Friday, June 8– Author Claire Eide discusses his book, “Different Tales from Distant Trails,” a collection of short stories, poems and articles. ~~~ We check in with Dave Thompson, who’s in Norway, covering the delegation from North Dakota there to see how Norwegians have dealt with their burgeoning oil industry. ~~~ Tony Tilton has this week’s movie review, "Snow White and the Huntsman."