Deputy Environment, Energy and Climate Change Minister Yiannis Maniatis will depart on Wednesday for Oslo following an invitation by his counterpart Norway’s Petroleum and Energy Ministry State Secretary Per Rune Henriksen.
The visit will focus on energy issues with an emphasis on petroleum and natural gas exploration and exploitation.
The deputy minister will meet with STAT OIL energy company representatives, as well as with executives of the two largest companies in Norway, Petroleum Geo-Services (PGS) and TGS-Nopec Geophysical Company, specializing in hydrocarbon exploration.

Maniatis will return to Athens on April 30.