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We’re one of the world’s largest offshore operators, the largest operator on the Norwegian continental shelf and the second-largest gas exporter to Europe. This page is an overview of the fields we are currently developing, and those in operation — in Norway, and around the world.

We operate over 40 assets on the NCS with fixed and floating installations

Partner-operated fields account for 13% of our total NCS production   

We operate in more than 30 coutntries worldwide. The Peregrino field in Brazil is our largest international operatorship,

New fields under development around the world

  • Aasta Hansteen

    The Aasta Hansteen gas field in the Norwegian Sea is situated 300 km offshore in depths of 1300 metres. The PDO was submitted in 2012.

  • Johan Castberg

    Johan Castberg is situated approximately 100 km north of the Snøhvit-field in the Barents Sea. The concept was chosen in 2017.

  • Johan Sverdrup

    Johan Sverdrup is one of the five largest oil fields on the NCS and one of the most important industrial projects in Norway for the next 50 years.

  • Peregrino phase 2

    The Peregrino field is our largest international operation outside Norway, and Phase Two involves the addition of a third fixed wellhead platform to the field, extending its main productive life and adding 273 million in recoverable reserves.

  • Mariner

    Mariner currently supports over 1,500 UK jobs in the hook-up and commissioning phase of the project, and will create 700 long term positions over the lifetime of the project.

Fields we operate in Norway

We’re responsible for 70% of oil and gas production in Norway, and we believe this region still has a bright future. We’re developing the Johan Sverdrup, Aasta Hansteen and Johan Castberg fields, aiming to maintain sustainable and profitable production at today’s levels until 2030 and beyond. 

Crude oil assays

The oil from each field is unique. To learn more about the characteristics of all the oil types we sell, please see our Crude Oil Assays available from the link below. 

Fields around the world

About half of our business now takes place outside Norway, and we are present in several of the most important oil and gas provinces in the world.

In 2014, we were engaged in production in 11 countries outside Norway: Algeria, Angola, Azerbaijan, Brazil, Canada, Libya, Nigeria, Russia, the UK, the US and Venezuela. Our international operations accounted for some 39% of our total equity production of oil and gas in 2014. We also hold exploration licences in Alaska, Canada, the Gulf of Mexico, South America, sub-Saharan Africa, the Middle East, North Africa, Europe, Asia, and Oceania. 

  • Algeria

    Together with BP and the Algerian national oil company Sonatrach, Equinor is involved in the development and production of two of the largest gas fields in the country, In Salah and In Amenas.

  • Angola

    The Angolan continental shelf is a frontier region for us. We are partners in blocks 25 and 40 in the Kwanza pre-salt basin. We also hold stakes in blocks 15, 17 and 31 in the Congo basin.

  • Azerbaijan

    Equinor has an 8.56% interest in the Azeri-Chirag-Gunashli (ACG) oil field, which is operated by BP.

  • Brazil

    Equinor is currently the operator and holds a 60% stake in the large Peregrino field 85 km off the coast of Rio de Janeiro, as well as seven exploration licences.

  • Canada

    Equinor is active in some of the most exciting energy resource areas in Canada - owning interests in several exploration, development and production licenses offshore Newfoundland.

  • Ireland

    Equinor has a 36.5% interest in the Corrib gas field north-west of Ireland. The Corrib field development was sanctioned in 2001 and production commenced in December 2015. Shell is the operator.

  • Libya

    Equinor participates in land-based oil production activities in the Mabruk field and in the Murzuq basin.

  • Nigeria

    Equinor has an interest in the country’s largest deepwater producing field, Agbami. It is located 110 kilometres off the Nigerian coast in water depths of 1,500 metres.

  • Russia

    Equinor is a partner in the Kharyaga oil field development, part of Timan-Pechora basin located in the Nenets Autonomous District 60 kilometres north of the Arctic Circle.

  • Tanzania

    Tanzania is proof of Equinor’s international exploration success with a total of eight discoveries since 2012. Five of these are high impact discoveries made in the last two years.

  • United Kingdom

    Equinor has a broad range of activities in the UK, including offshore wind projects, upstream operations on the continental shelf, natural gas trading and crude oil sales.

  • USA

    Equinor is active in some of the most exciting energy resource areas of North America with a focus on deep-water exploration and production, shale and tight rock hydrocarbons and heavy oil.

  • Venezuela

    The Petrocedeño agreement has a duration of 25 years starting in 2008, where PDVSA holds 60%, Total 30.33% and Equinor 9.67%.

Partner-operated fields in Norway

Partner-operated fields account for approximately 13% of our total oil and gas production on the NCS. The main producing fields are Ormen Lange, Skarv and Ekofisk, operated by Shell, BP and ConocoPhillips respectively. We have a 25.35% interest in Ormen Lange, 36.17% in Skarv and approximately 7% in Ekofisk (2014 figures).