Friday, May 7, 2021
Friday, March 19, 2021
SSE and Equinor Kick Off Stake Sale in Biggest Offshore Wind Farm
By William Mathis (Bloomberg) — SSE Plc and Equinor ASA plan to put a stake up for sale in what will be the world’s biggest offshore wind farm off the coast...
Thursday, March 18, 2021
Contracts Awarded for Dogger Bank Wind Farm Service Operation Vessels
UK-based North Star Renewables has been awarded contracts for delivering three service operation vessels for the Dogger Bank wind farm. The total value of the contracts including options is estimated...
Thursday, March 11, 2021
Equinor Announces New Oil Discovery in Barents Sea Near Johan Castberg Field
Norwegian energy company Equinor has announced a new oil discovery at a well near the Johan Castberg field in the Barents Sea. Equinor and its partners Vår Energi and Petoro...
Monday, February 1, 2021
Equinor and BP Secure Offshore Wind Partnership in U.S.
Norway’s Equinor says it has closed its previously disclosed agreement with BP to sell 50 percent stakes in its Empire Wind and Beacon Wind projects, located offshore Massachusetts and New...
Wednesday, January 13, 2021
Equinor Selected to Develop Major Offshore Wind Projects Off New York State
Norwegian energy giant Equinor has been selected to develop two large offshore wind farms off New York State in what is said to be one of the largest renewable energy...
Wednesday, December 16, 2020
Northern Lights Carbon Transport and Storage Project Gets Go-Ahead from Norway
The Norwegian Government has announced its funding decision for the Northern Lights project, a key component of Norway’s full-scale carbon capture and storage project. Northern Lights comprises the critical transport...
Friday, December 4, 2020
Eni Joins North Sea Wind Power Grab with Dogger Bank Deal
By Nerijus Adomaitis and Stephen Jewkes OSLO/MILAN, Dec 4 (Reuters) – Italy’s Eni is buying a 20% stake in the Dogger Bank Wind Farm project from Norway’s Equinor and Britain’s...
Friday, November 27, 2020
World’s Biggest Wind Farm to Be Built Offshore U.K.
By Lars Paulsson (Bloomberg) — The world’s biggest offshore wind park is a step closer to construction. The British utility SSE Plc and Norwegian energy major Equinor ASA reached financial close on the project off...
Wednesday, November 4, 2020
Norway’s Top Court Starts Hearing on Arctic Oil Exploration
By Nerijus Adomaitis OSLO, Nov 4 (Reuters) – Norway’s top court began to hear arguments on Wednesday on the legality of awarding offshore oil licenses in the Arctic, in a...
Monday, November 2, 2020
Norway’s Equinor Sets Net-Zero Emissions Climate Goal
Norwegian energy giant Equinor has set a goal to reach net-zero emissions in line with the Paris Agreement. Earlier this year Equinor announced plans to achieve net zero greenhouse gas...
Monday, October 26, 2020
Tuesday, October 20, 2020
Losing Control? Norway’s Offshore Oil Workers Fear for Future as Rigs Go Remote
By Nerijus Adomaitis OSLO, Oct 20 (Reuters) – A shift to operating oil rigs remotely from land, which has been accelerated by lower crude prices, has rekindled concerns among Norwegian...
Tuesday, July 21, 2020
New York Wants to Buy Enough Clean Power for 1.5 Million Homes
By Christopher Martin (Bloomberg) –New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is seeking bids for up to 4,000 megawatts of clean energy, enough to power 1.5 million homes. The state plans to...
Thursday, June 25, 2020
Norway’s Full-Scale Carbon Capture Project Could Become Financial Disaster, Report Warns
By Mikael Holter (Bloomberg) –Norway’s plan for a full-scale carbon capture and storage project could end up a financial disaster, according to a new report that includes an increased cost...
Wednesday, June 10, 2020
Norway Demands More detail from Equinor on Overseas Operations
OSLO, June 10 (Reuters) – Norway’s energy minister said state-controlled Equinor must be more transparent about its foreign businesses after it was hit by mounting losses from U.S. oil and...
Monday, June 8, 2020
Wednesday, April 8, 2020
Norway Approves Floating Wind Farm to Power Equinor Oil and Gas Platforms
Norway has approved Equinor’s plans to develop and operate a floating wind farm that will provide power to five oil and gas platforms in the Norwegian North Sea. The Hywind...
Wednesday, March 25, 2020
Monday, March 16, 2020
Equinor Orders Longer Shifts for Offshore Staff Due to Coronavirus
By Nerijus Adomaitis OSLO, March 16 (Reuters) – Equinor will extend its employees’ shifts at offshore platforms to 21 days from 14 days to reduce the risk of coronavirus spread, the oil...
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