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Reuters: Norway’s PM to appoint lawmaker Bru as oil minister

OSLO (Reuters) – Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg will appoint Conservative lawmaker Tina Bru as oil and energy minister, business daily Dagens Naeringsliv and public broadcaster NRK reported on Thursday, citing unnamed sources.

The office of the prime minister declined to comment. Bru was not available for immediate comment.

If confirmed, 33-year-old Bru will oversee western Europe’s largest petroleum industry, which is expected to see sharp growth in crude oil output in the next several years.

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