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Johan Sverdrup is on stream. But does the world really need another oil field?

Our giant new oil field Johan Sverdrup opened on October 5th and is already supplying its first oil to Mongstad. It’s a technological triumph, the third largest field on the Norwegian continental shelf—and a milestone for the industry. But does the world really need more oil?

We will present our Q3 results on Thursday, October 24. 

Latest news

  • October 21, 2019

    First oil from Johan Sverdrup to Mongstad

    Oil from the giant Johan Sverdrup field in the North Sea has arrived at the Mongstad plant north of Bergen. The event is celebrated at the plant today.

    October 21, 2019
  • October 11, 2019

    Investing in Hywind Tampen development

    Equinor and the Snorre and Gullfaks partners have made a final investment decision for the Hywind Tampen offshore wind farm development. Today, two updated plans for development and operation will be submitted to Norwegian authorities.

    October 11, 2019

Some are calling for a halt to oil production. So why is Johan Sverdrup so important?

“Although people are criticising our industry, it’s still very important for Norway and the rest of the world,“ says geologist Thea Broch. “It’s important that the oil that is produced, is produced as cleanly as possible.“ And that’s why Johan Sverdrup matters.

A game-changer for Equinor’s offshore wind business

The world needs more offshore wind to meet global climate goals. Now we’re constructing the world’s largest offshore wind farm, Dogger Bank, which will produce renewable energy equivalent to powering 4.5 million British homes.

Current topics

  • Australia

    Equinor has been present in Australia since 2012, and currently holds two exploration permits off the coast of South Australia, and one in the North West Shelf off the coast of Western Australia.

  • The Bahamas

    In the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian, Equinor has mobilised resources as quickly as possible to clean up the oil spill at our terminal.

  • Hywind

    Find information about Hywind, Equinor's ambitions, other offshore wind projects, future projects and the market outlook for floating offshore wind.

Can artificial intelligence save real lives? Bjarte Johansen is working to find out.

Vital knowledge is stored in our databases, but if the right person doesn’t get it at the right time, accidents can happen. Bjarte Johansen is solving the problem — using artificial intelligence. 

Increased popularity with students

Photo from the Universum award

Equinor has been ranked the most attractive employer by technology students for the 23rd year in a row—also achieving high rankings with economics and IT students.