COVID-19 roundup: support for energy sector in Norway; easing of restrictions in Faroe Islands

A general view of a drilling platform, at Norway’s giant offshore Johan Sverdrup field, near Stord, western Norway September 4, 2017. (Nerijus Adomaitis/Reuters)
With the oil and gas industries, the main drivers of the Norwegian economy in financial freefall because of COVID-19, the national government announced changes to the tax system to enable stalled energy projects to go ahead. 

The Faroese government announced further easing of COVID-19 restrictions on Thursday, saying that everything from museums to … Continue reading this Arctic roundup in our interactive map. (Mobile version available here)

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