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Here's What's Ahead for Western Europe's Biggest Oil Nation

  • Investments set to rise for first time since oil crash in 2014
  • Norway sees potential for new record in output in 2023
A drilling tower structure stands aboard the Oseberg A offshore gas platform operated by Statoil ASA in the Oseberg North Sea oil field 140kms from Bergen, Norway, on Friday, Jan. 17, 2014. Statoil, Norway's biggest energy company, sees the potential to keep domestic oil and gas output at today's levels until 2025 and possibly beyond even as it tightens spending amid rising costs.

Photographer: Kristian Helgesen/Bloomberg

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After suffering through the worst crisis in a generation, Norway’s oil industry is now back on its feet.

Here are five charts that tell the story of how Norway’s biggest industry tackled the crisis, from the surprising windfalls to the challenges ahead. Most are based on new data from the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate.