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Welcome to the Norwegian Petroleum Museum

The Norwegian Petroleum Museum is a museum for everyone. Its exhibits explain how oil and gas are created, discovered and produced, and what they are used for. The museum also provides information about technological advances and the way petroleum influences Norwegian society. Original objects, models, films and interactive exhibits illustrate everything from everyday life offshore to technology and dramatic incidents.

DASA award 2014 for the Norwegian Petroleum Museum

The Norwegian Petroleum Museum has been awarded the DASA Award for 2014. The Award was presented during a dinner at the Riverside Museum in Glasgow Saturday 26th of April. DASA is an abbreviation for "Deutsche Arbeitsschutzausstellung" - and the price is awarded for museums that presents exhibitions on work life and social history. The jury especially mentioned the exhibition on the North Sea divers. The photo shows museum director Finn E. Krogh and the director of DASA, Gregor Isenbort. Photo: CSG CIC Glasgow Museums Collection/Enzo di Cosmo

Documenting national progress under water

A project to document the history of subsea technology in Norway has been launched by the Norwegian Petroleum Museum (NPM) at the urging of veterans in the country's oil and gas industry.

Energy - problem or solution?

The Norwegian Petroleum Museum opened an exhibition on Energy - problem or solution? in April 2013, which dealt with the most important energy and climate policy dilemmas facing humanity today. A website presents the information made available there.

Book - Oil and gas Fields in Norway

This book published in 2011 can now be read via the website of the Museum. The book is a result of a project initiated by the Norwegian Petroleum Museum to develop an industrial heritage plan for the offshore petroleum industry in Norway. The project was sponsored by the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy, the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate and the Norwegian Oil Industry Association.

Oiling the economy - exhibition opened June 8th. 2010

The exhibition shows the importance of Petroleum for the Norwegian economy.