What's so funny about USD 1 trillion? The Norwegians who manage it

It’s like "The Office", but with a USD 1 trillion problem. That’s how director Harald Zwart describes his new sitcom that takes place at Norway’s wealth fund. "The Oil Fund" revels in the clash between the opulence of high finance and the Nordic country’s culture of moderation and strict bureaucracy, but also brings in the debate of how to responsibly invest wealth amassed from decades of oil and gas production.

According to director Harald Zwart, Yngve Slyngstad who is CEO at the NBIM thought the sitcom was "very funny" Photo: NBIM

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