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Byline: Patricia Koza
A decision by Oslo officials to sell the city's controlling stake in energy company Hafslund ASA triggered a storm of opposition in Norway's Parliament on Wednesday that could kill the move.
City officials on Tuesday, May 6, replaced the board of Oslo-based Hafslund, in which the city holds 53.7% of share capital and 58.5% of votes, with a six-person board committed to selling the company.
Analysts say the most likely bidder is Fortum Oyj, Finland's biggest energy company and already a part owner of Hafslund, estimated to be worth about $1.1 billion.
But Energy Minister Einar Stensnaes, speaking in Parliament in his …