Norway is a key energy partner for the EU and major supplier of oil and gas and electricity. Norway is a member of the European Economic Area Agreement and has therefore adopted EU energy market rules in its legislation.

EU-Norway relations (European External Action Service)

Energy dialogue

  • The EC-Norway Energy Dialogue was launched in 2002 and aims to foster cooperation with Norway on a broad range of energy issues such as: international energy issues, global energy supply and demand, policy developments in Norway and in the EU, implementation of EU energy rules in Norway, cooperation on technology, carbon capture and storage etc.
  • The recent focus on energy security has further strengthened the EU's energy partnership with Norway. Launched in 2013, the annual EU-Norway Energy Conference discusses energy cooperation.