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Anders Opedal to take over as new CEO

August 10th: The Board of Directors has appointed Anders Opedal as new President & CEO of Equinor from 2 November 2020. Eldar Sætre will retire after six years as CEO and more than 40 years in the company.

Anders Opedal comes from the position as Executive Vice President Technology, Projects and Drilling. He joined Equinor as a petroleum engineer in 1997, and holds a Master’s degree in Engineering from The Norwegian Institute of Technology (NTNU) and an MBA from Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh.

Anders Opedal to take over as new CEO of Equinor on November 2.


Meet the coolest robots working in energy

Driven by advances in digitalisation, robotisation is taking the energy industry by storm. Here, we take a look at some of the most exciting robots working for us today — and in the future.


Knowledge shared is knowledge squared:

Six ways our oil and gas expertise is energising renewables

Five decades of offshore operations are helping us to shape the future of energy. But what do we mean by that? Here are six ways we’re drawing on our oil and gas expertise in renewables.


Plan for world-leading clean hydrogen plant in the UK

We’re leading the H2H Saltend project to develop one of the world’s first blue hydrogen facilities.

Equinor launches maritime climate ambitions

On UN World Oceans Day, we launched ambitions to reduce our own emissions from our shipping fleet, and how we will contribute to decarbonising shipping. 

Northern Lights: a groundbreaking project for capture and storage of CO₂

Equinor, Shell and Total have decided to invest in the Northern Lights project — Norway’s first exploitation licence for CO₂ storage on the Norwegian Continental Shelf. 

Annual & sustainability reports for 2019


We presented our 2019 Annual Report and Form 20-F and Sustainability Report in March. 

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