They have an average salary of over a million and sacrifice sleep and leisure. Meet the employees of the Petroleum Fund.


They sit behind heavy doors and keep a low profile.

But the new boss Nicolai Tangen wants more openness.

A-magasinet got to join in on a rare meeting with the employees.

Nicolai Tangen sacrificed his life’s work. Others give up sleep and leisure.

They sit among brass and marble. In the Norges Bank complex, which covers an entire quarter in central Oslo. If they are not then in one of the four branch offices in London, New York, Singapore or Shanghai.

In total, they count 540 souls, divided into 38 nationalities. They dress in suits and have English as their working language. Many have impressive resumes and work hard.

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