The Alaska World Affairs Council Presents
The Northrim Bank Oil and Gas Series


Ola Borten Moe
Norwegian Minister of Petroleum and Energy
Who will be speaking about Norway’s oil and gas policy with special emphasis on the Arctic

“Energy in Norway – Moving Northward”


Friday, 4th November, 2011 – Dena’ina Center
Doors open at 11:30 a.m. – Program begins at 12:00 p.m.
For Reservations
RSVP by Tuesday, 1st November to the Alaska World Affairs Council
by telephone 276-8038 or
by email to .
Lunch Program $30 for Members – $35 for Non-Members – $15 for Coffee and Dessert

Mr. Ola Borten Moe studied agronomy and political science and history at Skjetlein Agricultural School and the Norwegian University of Science and Technology respectively. At the present time, Mr. Borten Moe is Minister of Petroleum and Energy and vice chair of the Centre Party. In 1995 he became member of the Trondheim city council, and served here for three consecutive periods. In 2001 he became a member of the Norwegian Parliament, representing Sør-Trøndelag County. He has been a member of the Standing Committee on Energy and the Environment from 2005-2007. He was chair of the Standing Committee on Business and Industry from 2007-2009 and First Vice Chair in the Standing Committee on Scrutiny and Constitutional Affairs from 2009-2011. He was also vice chair of the parliamentary group steering committee. More information about the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy can be found at