Wednesday, December 19, 2018
Johan Sverdrup processing platform
Maritime News

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...

December 19, 2018
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Friday, December 14, 2018
Johan Castberg FPSO
Maritime News

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...

December 14, 2018
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Monday, October 1, 2018
offshore oil rig Statoil
Maritime News

Equinor Acquires a 40% Stake in Undeveloped Rosebank Project in UK Waters

Norwegian energy giant Equinor has signed an agreement to acquire Chevron’s 40% operated interest in the Rosebank project, one of the largest undeveloped fields on the UK Continental Shelf (UKCS)....

October 1, 2018
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Friday, September 21, 2018
Transocean Norge.
Maritime News

Newbuild Rig Transocean Norge Lands Six-Well Contract from Equinor with Options

Norwegian energy giant Equinor announced today it has awarded Transocean a six-well contract on the Norwegian continental shelf (NCS) for the newbuild harsh environment drilling rig Transocean Norge. Drilling start-up...

September 21, 2018
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Wednesday, June 27, 2018

First Offshore Wind Farm Battery Installed in Scotland

Norwegian energy company Equinor has installed a battery that will for first time make it possible to store energy produced from an offshore wind farm.  The so-called Batwind battery storage solution was...

June 27, 2018
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Monday, June 18, 2018
offshore oil rig Statoil
Maritime News

Equinor Awards $3.7 Billion in Drilling and Well Services Contracts in Norway

Norwegian energy major Equinor has awarded new contracts for integrated drilling and well services contracts amounting to NOK 30 billion (about $3.7 billion). Equinor, which was recently renamed from Statoil,...

June 18, 2018
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Monday, June 4, 2018
pioneering spirit johan sverdrup
Maritime News

Pioneering Spirit Picks Up and Installs the Johan Sverdrup Drilling Platform in a Single Lift -PHOTOS

The 22,000-tonne topside for the drilling platform was lifted into position in one single lift on the Johan Sverdrup field over the weekend using the engineering marvel Pioneering Spirit. The installation...

June 4, 2018
Total Views: 19

Friday, June 1, 2018
Johan Sverdrup topside
Offshore News

22,000-Tonne Johan Sverdrup Drilling Topside Going to Meet Pioneering Spirit

The drilling topside for the giant Johan Sverdrup field has left the shipyard in Haugesund, Norway to meet up with the heavy lift ship Pioneering Spirit for its installation in...

June 1, 2018
Total Views: 16

Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Dudgeon offshore wind farm

Statoil Drops the ‘Oil’: Shareholders Approve Name Change to Equinor

Shareholders of Norwegian energy giant Statoil have approved a proposal to change the company’s name from Statoil ASA to Equinor ASA reflective of the company’s (and Norway’s) growing focus on...

May 15, 2018
Total Views: 6

Thursday, March 15, 2018
offshore oil rig Statoil

Statoil Name Change Drops `Oil’ Amid Transition to Green Energy

By Jonas Cho Walsgard and Mikael Holter (Bloomberg) — Statoil ASA, Norway’s biggest petroleum company, will change its name to Equinor as it seeks to broaden its energy reach beyond oil and...

March 15, 2018
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Monday, March 5, 2018

Statoil Enters Offshore Wind Market in Poland

Norway’s Statoil has signed an agreement with Polish power company Polenergia to acquire a 50% interest in the two early phase offshore wind development projects in the Polish sector of...

March 5, 2018
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Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Johan Castberg FPSO
Offshore News

Statoil Awards Contract for Johan Castberg Topsides to Kvaerner

Oslo, Norway-based Kvaerner has been awarded a large contract from Statoil for the construction and installation of the topside structure for the floating production, storage and offloading vessel (FPSO) to...

February 13, 2018
Total Views: 18

Friday, January 5, 2018
deepocean edda freya

DeepOcean Awarded ‘Significant’ Contract for Statoil’s Snorre Expansion Project in North Sea

Norwegian subsea firm DeepOcean AS has been awarded what it says as a ‘significant’ contract for performing the marine operation work on the Snorre Expansion Project in the North Sea....

January 5, 2018
Total Views: 25

Tuesday, December 5, 2017
Offshore News

Statoil Greenlights Key $6 Billion Norway Arctic Oil Project

  By Mikael Holter (Bloomberg) — Statoil ASA gave the final go-ahead to a flagship Arctic oil project after slashing costs by half. While expected, the move by Norway’s biggest oil company...

December 5, 2017
Total Views: 19

Wednesday, November 22, 2017
Maritime News

Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm Powers Up in the UK

The Dudgeon offshore wind farm has started delivering electricity to the UK power grid, providing renewable energy to around 410,000 homes. Statoil and its partners Masdar and Statkraft officially opened...

November 22, 2017
Total Views: 20

Tuesday, November 21, 2017
offshore oil rig Statoil
Maritime News

Statoil Plants Flag in Big Oil’s Race for ‘Cleaner’ Crude

By Nerijus Adomaitis and Ron Bousso LONDON, Nov 21 (Reuters) – There’s oil and then there’s oil, says Norway’s Statoil, which is pitched in a race to develop the cleanest crude...

November 21, 2017
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Thursday, November 9, 2017
valemon control room
Offshore News

Statoil Opens Norway’s First Remotely-Operated Offshore Platform

Norway’s first offshore oil platform to be remotely operated from land has now come online with the opening of the land-based control room in Bergen, Norway. Statoil announced Thursday the...

November 9, 2017
Total Views: 40

Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Maritime News

World’s First Floating Wind Farm Opens Up Off Scotland

The first offshore wind farm to use floating wind turbines has started producing power for the Scottish energy grid in what could be the start of offshore wind’s push into...

October 18, 2017
Total Views: 22

Monday, October 2, 2017

World’s First Full-Scale Carbon Capture and Storage Project Progressing in Norway

The project to develop the world’s first full-scale carbon capture and storage system located on the Norwegian continental shelf (NCS) is moving along with subsidiaries of Shell and Total signing...

October 2, 2017
Total Views: 28

Friday, August 18, 2017

Norway Arrests Greenpeace Ship and 35 Activists During Protest at Arctic Oil Well

Norwegian authorities have detained Greenpeace vessel Arctic Sunrise after a protest at a Statoil contracted drilling rig at Norway’s northernmost oil field in the Barents Sea, the environmental group said...

August 18, 2017
Total Views: 24