Norway Expects to Meet with OPEC before Brioni Conference

Recent statements by Norway's Oil and Energy Minister, Mr. Arne Oeien, confirm that the new Labor government is pressing ahead with its efforts to find common ground with OPEC on cooperation to stabilize the oil market, and that Mr. Oeien hopes to meet with senior OPEC officials before the next OPEC conference at Brioni in Yugoslavia on 25 June.

At a news conference in Oslo on 22 May Mr. Oeien said that since the Labor...