2007 in Norway

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2007
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Norway
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Events in the year 2007 in Norway.

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Events[edit]

  • 13 January – The Greek ship Server breaks in half off the Norwegian coast, releasing over 200 tons of crude oil.
  • 12 April – Eight people are killed when the Norwegian supply vessel Bourbon Dolphin capsized off the coast of Shetland and sank three days later while preparations were being made to tow her to shore.
  • 23 August – Per Ditlev-Simonsen resigned as mayor of Oslo after it was revealed that he held a secret Swiss bank account for which he did not pay the Norwegian wealth tax on.
  • 10 September – Municipal and county elections are held throughout the country.
  • 1 October – The merging of the oil businesses between the two Norwegian companies Norsk Hydro and Statoil, to form StatoilHydro, which was announced in December 2006, is completed.
  • 24 November – 3 people are killed and 24 are injured when a bus overturns in the Verdal municipality.
  • 1 December – The Lofoten Mainland Connection officially opens, giving direct access to Lofoten from the surrounding municipalities.
  • 12 December – Statfjord oil spill: thousands of tonnes of oil were spilled into the North Sea during the loading of a tanker at the Statfjord oil field. The spill, estimated at 21,750 barrels (approx 3,000 metric tons), was Norway's second largest ever oil spill.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Holst, Jan Erik, ed. (2011). Filmen i Norge. Norske kinofilmer 1995–2011 (in Norwegian). Gyldendal. pp. 244–245. ISBN 978-82-05-41398-6. 
  2. ^ Holst, Jan Erik, ed. (2011). Filmen i Norge. Norske kinofilmer 1995–2011 (in Norwegian). Gyldendal. p. 248. ISBN 978-82-05-41398-6. 
  3. ^ Holst, Jan Erik, ed. (2011). Filmen i Norge. Norske kinofilmer 1995–2011 (in Norwegian). Gyldendal. pp. 248–249. ISBN 978-82-05-41398-6. 
  4. ^ Holst, Jan Erik, ed. (2011). Filmen i Norge. Norske kinofilmer 1995–2011 (in Norwegian). Gyldendal. p. 253. ISBN 978-82-05-41398-6. 
  5. ^ Walløe, Lars. "Lorentz Eldjarn". In Helle, Knut. Norsk biografisk leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 17 June 2013. 
  6. ^ "Fossum, Jon Bäckstrøm ( 1923-2007 )" (in Norwegian). Stortinget.no. Retrieved 28 June 2014. 
  7. ^ Baas, Nils Andreas. "Atle Selberg". In Helle, Knut. Norsk biografisk leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 12 November 2012. 

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