Licences for carbon storage
Overview of licences for exploitation of subsea reservoirs on the Norwegian Continental Shelf for injection and storage of CO2.
A licence in accordance with the CO2 storage regulations provides a licence for exploration and exploitation of a subsea reservoir for injection and storage of CO₂ on the Norwegian Shelf.
An exploitation licence provides an exclusive right to store CO₂ in the area covered by the licence.
The Norwegian Offshore Directorate's role when an exploitation licence is awarded, is to assist the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy with work related to storage of CO2.