Norway’s Prime Minister Erna Solberg and Kværner apprentice Arne Linga marked the starting of construction for Hywind Tampen, the world’s largest floating offshore wind farm, at Kværner Stord, on 1st October.
Norwegian energy company Equinor informed of a fire on its Hammerfest LNG terminal at Melkøya on Monday, which caused a plant shutdown in accordance with emergency procedures.
Norwegian energy company Equinor has entered into an agreement with oil major BP, creating a strategic partnership in offshore wind in the US covering both current and potential future projects.
During March and April, oil prices plunged to their lowest in a generation, However, Norwegian energy giant Equinor ASA was pumping as much crude as possible underground into giant caverns on the nation’s North Sea coast.
In light of UN’s World Ocean Day, Equinor announced its ambitons for reducing its own emissions from ships and explained how the company will contribute to the industry’s decarbonization.
The oil major players, Equinor, Shell and Total recently shake their hands and agreed to invest in Norway’s first exploitation licence for CO₂ storage, called as “Northern Lights project”.
Norway’s Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) has decided to investigate a lifting incident involving a personal injury on Equinor’s Oseberg B facility in the North Sea, on 16 April 2020.
Although the COVID-19 has already disrupted the shipping industry in several ways, the offshore sector is also feeling the impact of the pandemic, as many offshore companies are experiencing lower prices or COVID-19 cases.
Equinor confirmed of one person at the Martin Linge field in the North Sea that has been positively tested for COVID-19, adding that the person is not seriously ill and has been isolated in his cabin since March 9.
Norwegian oil and gas company Equinor has informed the Australian authorities of its decision to discontinue its exploration drilling plan (Stromlo-1) in the Ceduna sub-basin, offshore South Australia, after identifying the project’s potential as not commercially competitive.
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