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Equinor ASA

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Taurob and Equinor to introduce autonomous robots on Norway's offshore platforms 15 April 2021

Equinor is introducing autonomous ATEX-certified robots on their oil and gas installations. Partner in the project is inspection robotics specialist Taurob from Austria. Its robot will be used to conduct routine inspection and maintenance tasks on offshore installations....

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Equinor and SSE announce world’s first 100% hydrogen-fuelled power plant 08 April 2021

Equinor and SSE Thermal have announced plans to jointly develop two first-of-a-kind, low-carbon power stations in the UK’s Humber region, comprising one of the UK’s first power stations with carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology, and the world’s first major 100% hydrogen-fuelled power station....

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Partnership of six energy majors aims to cut UK carbon emissions in half 27 October 2020

BP, Eni, Equinor, Shell, Total, and the UK’s National Grid have formed a new partnership, the Northern Endurance Partnership (NEP), to develop the offshore infrastructure to transport and store millions of tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions safely in the UK North Sea....

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Equinor’s Melkøya LNG plant to be closed for up to a year after fire in September 27 October 2020

Surveys of the damage caused by the fire at the Melkøya LNG plant in Norway on September 28 have indicated that the facility will be closed for up to 12 months for repairs, Equinor said in a statement on October 26....

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Equinor’s Melkøya LNG plant closed after fire 29 September 2020

A fire at Equinor’s Melkøya plant, Europe’s only large-scale LNG plant, shut the facility down on September 28 shortly after it had reopened following four weeks of maintenance. There were no reports of injuries after all personnel not participating in the handling of the incident were evacuated....

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Restart of Europe’s only large-scale LNG plant delayed after gas leak 14 September 2020

Equinor has delayed the restart of it’s Melkøya LNG plant near the town of Hammerfest on Norway’s northern coast until September 23 due to a gas leak. The plant had been shut down for a short time due to an outage and was scheduled to restart at 11:00 on September 13....

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BP and Equinor form partnership to develop offshore wind energy in US 10 September 2020

BP and Equinor announced a new strategic partnership on September 10 that will see the two energy majors develop offshore wind projects in the US. This includes the development of existing offshore wind leases on the US East coast and jointly pursuing further opportunities for offshore wind in the US....

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Equinor to develop clean hydrogen plant in UK’s Humber region 02 July 2020

Equinor is leading a project to develop one of the UK’s – and the world’s – first at-scale facilities to produce hydrogen from natural gas in combination with carbon capture and storage (CCS). The project, called Hydrogen to Humber Saltend (H2H Saltend), provides the beginnings of a decarbonised industrial cluster in the Humber region, the UK’s largest by emissions....

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Two hospitalised following explosion on Norwegian rig in North Sea 02 December 2019

Two employees were injured in an incident on the Heimdal platform in the Norwegian North Sea on November 28, according to operator Equinor. At the time of the incident, there were 70 people on the platform....

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Offshore robot development team expands, develops new capabilities 22 October 2019

The OGRIP offshore pilot robot project has announced major key developments, including the addition of new members to the joint industry project (JIP) team....