The Stavanger region

If you want to build a power-intensive business that lasts, there is no better place to look than the Stavanger region

With a long lasting history of running business using renewable energy for more than 100 years, the region is still in the fore front of energy development. Here you will find world class expertise and production of wind, hydro, bio and oil&gas. More than 20% of Norway's vast hydro electric power is generated here, making Rogaland a natural place to evaluate if vast amounts of low priced, reliable green energy is important.

Since the discovery og oil and gas on the Norwegian Continental Shelf some fifty years ago, the Stavanger region has become the energy capital of Europe and an international hub for the global energy industry.

Situated on the cost of the North Sea with though conditions and continuous change, the regions has developed a robust knowledge and practical approach to the business opportunities. Since the Viking time, the norm here is looking outward for new business, creating an international oriented business culture. In fact, among the 450.000 inhabitants, more than 150 different nationalities are represented in a vast talent pool related to the smart development and use of energy.

Among local services you will find universities, research companies, government bodies and a rich cultural life offering an attractive life style. 

Stavanger in short

  • The energy HUB of Europe
  • International business environment with drive to facilitate new startups
  • Large engineering and project execution environment 
  • Access to the lowest energy prices in Norway and Europe