Tripled Value of Oil Export

Due to the increase prices of oil and gas, the value of Norwegian oil export has tripled druing the last two years, according to Oilnet. Petroleum exports in April this year were 4.6 per cent higher than in March. The increase of petroleum prices through 1999 and part of 2000 is due to the soaring value of petroleum today. The value of petroleum has risen 180 per cent more than in the same period in 1999.