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Equinor

UK authorities announced today, 20 September, that Equinor and its partner SSE were awarded contracts to develop three large scale offshore wind projects in the Dogger Bank region of the North Sea. Read more

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Equinor is progressing oil spill recovery at the South Riding Point terminal in the Bahamas after the impact of Hurricane Dorian. An onshore team has started to recover oil and move it into tank storage. Read more

Health, Safety & Environmental

In preparation for the hurricane, Equinor shut down operations at the South Riding Point terminal on Aug. 31 and none of its staff were at the site during the storm. Read more

Health, Safety & Environmental

Equinor and its partners are preparing for production start from the world class Johan Sverdrup field already in October this year, one month ahead of schedule. Read more

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This transaction demonstrates Equinor’s ambition to grow and strengthens the portfolio in the US Gulf of Mexico, now producing a total of more than 130,000 boe/day. Read more

Offshore & Marine

Equinor and partners are proud to announce first oil from the Mariner field in the UK North Sea today. The field is expected to produce more than 300 million barrels of oil over the next 30 years. Read more

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Equinor joins YPF Luz for the development of the Cañadón León wind farm in Santa Cruz in Argentina. Read more

Renewable & Biofuel

Appomattox Platform

Hand-out Shell Offshore Inc.

The transaction represents Shell’s focus on strategically positioning the deep-water business for growth and is consistent with its strategy to pursue competitive projects that deliver value in the 2020s and beyond. Read more

M&A/Investment

Equinor and partners Lundin and Spirit Energy have made a small oil discovery in production licence 167 at the Utsira High in the North Sea. Read more

Offshore & Marine

New York State governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced Equinor’s Empire Wind as a winner in the State’s first large-scale competitive offshore wind solicitation. Read more

Renewable & Biofuel

Overall offshore project sanctioning in 2019 has surpassed the $50 billion mark, driven by Saudi Aramco’s recently announced $18 billion worth of project commitments associated with the Marjan and Berri expansion projects. Read more

Offshore & Marine

Equinor and Barra Energia (“Barra”) have completed their transaction announced on 4 July 2018, whereby Equinor has acquired Barra's 10% interest in the BM-S-8 block in Brazil's Santos basin for a total consideration of USD 379 million. Read more

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Equinor and its partners Ineos E&P and Faroe Petroleum have made an oil and gas discovery in exploration well Snadd Outer Outer/Black Vulture in production licence 159B in the Norwegian Sea. Read more

Drilling & Exploration

On behalf of the Johan Sverdrup licence, Equinor is awarding the contract for subsea pipelines and associated marine operations in the second project phase to Subsea 7. Read more

Pipeline/Transportation

Equinor has today been awarded five licences by the Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) - four as operator and one as partner. Read more

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The plan for development and operation (PDO) of the second phase of the Johan Sverdrup field development was formally approved by Norwegian authorities on 15 May. Read more

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Equinor has exercised its preferential rights to acquire an additional 22.45% interest in the Caesar Tonga oil field from Shell Offshore Inc for a total consideration of USD 965 million in cash. Read more

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Combining hybrid power, data intelligence and cleaning technology, the Maersk Intrepid will push the boundaries for low-emission drilling on conventionally powered offshore rigs. Read more

Offshore & Marine

In a joint statement prepared with investors participating in Climate Action 100+, Equinor announces new steps to demonstrate further industry leadership on climate change and strong support for the goals of the Paris Agreement. Read more

Health, Safety & Environmental

Equinor adds seven offshore exploration blocks to its portfolio, after presenting winning bids in the 1st Offshore Licensing Round in Argentina. Read more

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