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Equinor ASA

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Equinor publishes third quarter 2023 safety results 23 October 2023

Equinor has published its latest safety performance results covering the third quarter of 2023. The statistics show the oil major’s positive safety trend continues. The number of serious incidents per million hours worked is still declining at the end of the third quarter, measured over the past 12 months, the company said....

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Norway to earn over $200 billion from oil and gas sector in 2023 17 January 2023

Norway’s oil and gas operations in the North Sea will continue to churn out cash as the Scandinavian country maintains high production to help support Europe’s energy crisis according to a new report by energy research and consultancy firm Wood Mackenzie....

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RWE and Equinor agree to develop large-scale value chains for low carbon hydrogen 06 January 2023

Equinor and RWE signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on January 5 to jointly develop large-scale energy value chains. The partners aim to replace coal fired power plants with hydrogen-ready gas fired power plants in Germany, and to build production of low carbon and renewable hydrogen in Norway that will be exported through pipeline to Germany....

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Strengthening safety still a priority for Equinor as it releases second quarter 2022 safety results 18 July 2022

Equnior released its second quarter 2022 safety results on July 15. The results show that the serious incident frequency remains at the same level as in the first quarter, while the frequency for personal injuries went up. There were no incidents with major accident potential in the second quarter, the energy major said....

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Fire at Equinor’s largest refinery extinguished 04 July 2022

Equinor has said that a fire at its largest refinery has been extinguished. A blaze broke out at the Mongstad refinery on Norway’s west coast on July 3 with an evacuation of the plant taking place at 05:46 local time....

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Equinor ordered to correct several regulation breaches on offshore platform 23 May 2022

The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) has identified breaches of regulations following the completion of its investigation into an incident involving the discovery of cracks in the outer shell of second-stage gas coolers on Equinor’s Troll C offshore platform in October 2021. The PSA has given Equinor an order to correct six breaches of its regulations....

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Equinor’s Melkøya LNG plant closure extended by a week 17 May 2022

Equinor has announced that while extensive repairs at its Melkøya LNG plant in Norway have been completed, the restart of the plant will take longer than expected. The plant has been closed since a fire at the plant in September 2020....

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BP and Equinor exit Russia after attack on Ukraine 28 February 2022

BP announced on February 27 that it will exit its 19.75% shareholding in Rosneft and that two BP-nominated directors will also resign from the Russian oil company’s board with immediate effect. In a similar move, Equinor also announced on February 28 that is has decided to stop new investments in Russia, and to start the process of exiting Equinor’s Russian Joint Ventures....

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New plant near Hull could triple UK hydrogen production capacity 29 June 2021

Plans for two first-of-a-kind, low-carbon power stations in the UK’s Humber region have taken a significant step forward after SSE Thermal and Equinor submitted a planning (DCO) application. The plans, which could triple the UK’s hydrogen output, comprise 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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Serious regulation breaches identified from investigation into December 2020 incident at Equinor plant 29 June 2021

The Petroleum Safety Authority of Norway (PSA) announced on June 24 that it had completed its investigation into the December 2020 incident involving a turbine breakdown and subsequent fire at Equinor’s Tjeldbergodden methanol plant. The regulator said serious breaches of the regulations were identified, and that Equinor has now been given an order....