Monday, February 1, 2021
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Offshore

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...

February 1, 2021
Total Views: 1213

Wednesday, January 13, 2021
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Offshore

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...

January 13, 2021
Total Views: 1795

Wednesday, December 16, 2020
Environment

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...

December 16, 2020
Total Views: 1398

Friday, December 4, 2020
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Offshore

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...

December 4, 2020
Total Views: 888

Friday, November 27, 2020
Environment

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...

November 27, 2020
Total Views: 3483

Wednesday, November 4, 2020
Maritime News

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...

November 4, 2020
Total Views: 36

Monday, November 2, 2020
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Offshore

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...

November 2, 2020
Total Views: 74

Monday, October 26, 2020
Maritime News

Equinor: Hammerfest LNG Repairs Could Take a Year

The Hammerfest LNG plant in Norway will be closed for up to 12 months for repairs following a fire last month, its operator Equinor said Monday. The fire on September...

October 26, 2020
Total Views: 76

Tuesday, October 20, 2020
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Maritime News

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...

October 20, 2020
Total Views: 68

Tuesday, July 21, 2020
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Maritime News

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...

July 21, 2020
Total Views: 16

Thursday, June 25, 2020
Offshore

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...

June 25, 2020
Total Views: 27

Wednesday, June 10, 2020
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Maritime News

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...

June 10, 2020
Total Views: 11

Monday, June 8, 2020
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Maritime News

Norway’s Equinor Sets Maritime Climate Ambitions

Norwegian energy firm Equinor is seeking to halve its global emissions from maritime shipping by 2050 and will work towards developing and promoting zero-emission ship fuel as part of a...

June 8, 2020
Total Views: 24

Wednesday, April 8, 2020
Maritime News

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...

April 8, 2020
Total Views: 37

Wednesday, March 25, 2020
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Maritime News

Equinor to Cut 2020 CapEx by $3 Billion

By Nerijus Adomaitis and Terje Solsvik OSLO, March 25 (Reuters) – Norwegian oil firm Equinor plans to cut investments, exploration drilling and operating costs by around $3 billion to help...

March 25, 2020
Total Views: 32

Monday, March 16, 2020
News

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...

March 16, 2020
Total Views: 18

Thursday, March 5, 2020
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Maritime News

Equinor: Exploratory Carbon Storage Well Drilled in Norway

Norwegian energy giant Equinor and its partners Shell and Total have completed exploration drilling of a well that could serve as a reservoir for carbon storage.  The 31/5-7 Eos well...

March 5, 2020
Total Views: 29

Tuesday, February 25, 2020
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Maritime News

Equinor Abandons Drilling Plan in Great Australian Bight

Norwegian energy firm Equinor says it is halting exploration drilling in the Great Australian Bight offshore southern Australia.  The move comes after a review by Equinor that determined its existing...

February 25, 2020
Total Views: 12

Thursday, January 23, 2020
Maritime News

World’s First Carbon-Free Ammonia-Fueled Vessel Planned for 2024

A new project looking to launch the world’s first ammonia-powered supply vessel has received major funding from the European Union, setting the stage for testing of the carbon-free fuel as...

January 23, 2020
Total Views: 32

Monday, January 13, 2020
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Maritime News

Coalition Launched to Accelerate Global Offshore Wind Capacity

Danish power company Ørsted and Norwegian energy giant Equinor are spearheading the launch of international coalition to accelerate global offshore wind capacity and other ocean-based renewable energy technologies as part...

January 13, 2020
Total Views: 14