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Danish minister: Denmark will use every drop of oil in the North Sea

All of the oil in the Danish part of the North Sea will be extracted, according to the Danish minister for Climate, Energy and Building, Rasmus Helveg Petersen.

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Even though Denmark aims to be completely oil-free in 2050, the government will not let a drop of Danish oil go to waste, reports Danish newspaper Politiken on Friday.

"We're trying to get as much as possible out of the North Sea. But we're not extracting it to import it. Its all for our own consumption," comments Rasmus Helveg Petersen to Politiken.

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