Equinor, Joint Ventures Vie for Offshore Wind Power Park in New York

OSLO, Feb 15 (Reuters) - New York State said on Thursday it had received proposals from Norway's Equinor and three joint ventures to build its first offshore wind power park of at least 800-megawatt capacity. The three joint ventures are Bay State Wind, between Danish Orsted and Eversource Energy; Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind, consisting of France's EDF and Shell ; and … [Read more...]

Equinor Turning to Shore Power to Reduce Emissions Across Supply Chain

Norwegian energy major Equinor is increasingly turning towards shore power as one of several measures to reduce emissions in its logistics supply chain for the Norwegian Continental Shelf. As of this month, the company has thirteen supply vessels under long-term contracts that have installed hybrid battery power and ship-to-shore charging systems on board, and a further five … [Read more...]

Norway Awards Equinor License to Build CO2 Storage Under North Sea

OSLO, Jan 11 (Reuters) - Equinor has won a license to develop carbon dioxide (CO2) storage under the North Sea, Norway's oil ministry said on Friday, part of a push to combat climate change. Equinor is expected to submit a development plan this year, with parliament making a final decision in 2020 or 2021. Proponents of carbon capture and storage (CCS) say countries need … [Read more...]

Photos: 28,100-ton Johan Sverdrup Processing Platform Departs South Korea Aboard World’s Largest Heavy Lift Vessel

The 28,100-ton topside for the Johan Sverdrup processing platform has departed the Samsung Heavy Industries in Geoje, South Korea bound aboard the Boskalis Vanguard, the world’s largest heavy-transport vessel. The topside, which is fully assembled and tested, will handle the processing and refining of all oil and gas from the first phase of Johan Sverdrup … [Read more...]

Norway Postpones Decision on Arctic Oil Terminal to Serve Johan Castberg Offshore Field

OSLO, Dec 14 (Reuters) - The Norwegian government has postponed a decision on whether to mandate the construction of an oil processing terminal near the Arctic tip of northern Europe until the third quarter of next year, it said on Friday. If built, the onshore Veidnes terminal would receive crude via a pipeline from Equinor's offshore Johan Castberg oilfield, which is … [Read more...]