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Equinor ASA

Forusbeen 50
Forus East
Stavanger
N-4035
Norway.

Telephone : +47 51 99 00 00
Web : www.equinor.com


Article archive for Equinor ASA;

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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....

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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....