Norway’s Labor, center agree to form pro-oil minority coalition

World Oil | Oct 10, 2021 at 2:00 AM
  • Norway’s election-winning Labor Party agreed to form a minority government with another proponent of oil exploration, the agrarian and euro-skeptic Center Party.
  • Store, the millionaire head of Labor, had aimed to form a three-party majority bloc including the Socialist Left Party, mirroring a set-up that ruled for two terms starting 2005.
  • The Greens have demanded phasing out the fossil fuel industry by 2035.