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Our strategy towards 2030

Vår Energi is a leading upstream oil and gas company with strategic positions in some of the most productive and profitable production regions across the entire Norwegian continental shelf (NCS).

Even though Vår Energi is a young company, we have a proud history and strong legacy with more than 50 years of successful operations on the NCS. The unique insights into the highly prolific regions where we operate, underpin our growth ambitions and clear longer-term plan for increased production.

Vår Energi’s strategic priorities reflect our vision of being committed to deliver a better future, and our ambition of becoming Norway’s leading energy company measured by safety, sustainability, value creation and employee satisfaction.

We aim to deliver a better future through responsible long-term growth based on a robust and diversified asset portfolio with ongoing development projects, and a strong exploration track record. Our balanced production mix with material gas production and exports to Europe make us an important part of the energy sector.

Our ambition is to be the safest operator on the NCS, the partner of choice, an ESG leader and a net-zero producer (Scope 1 and 2) by 2030. We shall deliver on expectations, be the partner of choice and together build a better future for our stakeholders and society at large.

Our strategic beliefs

The energy system and the oil and gas industry is in transition, and mitigating climate change is a global endeavor requiring economic and social transformation as we move towards a carbon neutral world. Vår Energi has a set of fundamental believes that underpins our strategy and our priorities for long-term value creation on the Norwegian continental shelf (NCS) 

  • ESG and climate are global and national priorities, a pathway to net zero is required
  • Oil and gas will continue to be a part of the energy mix long term; gas to increase share of NCS production 
  • The NCS will continue to be attractive driven by cost competitiveness, low emissions, and long-term oriented government and regulators 
Three smiling offshore workers in yellow coveralls on platform deck. Photo.


Scale & Focus
Leading pure-play upstream independent with material gas production. Diversified across all NCS regions with balanced production mix.

Track record
More than 50 years of successful NCS operations based on world-class heritage companies.

Diversified and robust portfolio focused on hub strategy. Material presence across four large and robust hubs.

Portfolio positioned for value-adding growth. Resilient and low risk growth projects. Disciplined approach to field development. Best-in-class exploration capabilities.

Clearly defined ESG agenda at the core of our strategy.

Focused on delivering attractive and sustainable returns.

How we will reach our ambitions

Vår Energi will continue to be among the largest independent pure play oil and gas companies on the NCS.  We are excited about the journey ahead and committed by our aspirations for delivering a better future and building the oil and gas company of tomorrow on the NCS. To reach our ambitions, Vår Energi has a strategy with five key priorities:

  1. Be the safest operator with leading ESG performance
    Safety embodies everything we do and is in our culture. We implement critical safety initiatives in all operations and track leading and lagging indicators to prevent any harm to people, assets and environment. We have a clear pathway to zero emission by 2030 based on the implementation of defined initiatives
  2. Cultivate a robust portfolio positioned for further growth
    We will leverage our hub centric approach to further develop and focus our portfolio both organically and inorganically, creating opportunities through scale, diversification and a holistic approach
  3. Drive operational excellence across our portfolio
    We have clear ambitions to reduce costs and become a top quartile performer on the NCS through a range of levers including portfolio and reservoir optimisation, efficiency improvements and technology implementation
  4. Be the partner of choice in everything we do
    We aspire to be the best partner for field operators, suppliers, regulators and other stakeholders and we believe value will be created through partnerships and future innovative collaboration models
  5. Foster a high performing organization
    We are developing a high-performing organization which is flexible, efficient and collaborative, with world-leading capabilities and highly satisfied employees all working towards the same goals