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Hywind Scotland wind turbines

Equinor and NORCE conclude eDNA pilot study at Hywind Scotland

A pilot study completed by Equinor and Norwegian Research Centre (NORCE) has been successful in using environmental DNA (eDNA) to monitor the biodiversity and abundance of marine life in waters around the floating Hywind Scotland wind farm.
Halfdan Brustad, Equinor's VP UK Renewables

Equinor VP of UK Renewables elected to RenewableUK Board

Halfdan Brustad, Equinor’s VP of UK Renewables, has been elected to his first three-year term as a member of the RenewableUK Board, the UK’s major renewable energy trade association
Supply chain event held at Bridge Innovation Centre

Equinor and local supply chain prepare for Celtic Sea floating wind in Wales and Cornwall

Equinor recently bolstered preparedness for local supply chain businesses in the Celtic Sea region through ‘Preparing for Floating Offshore Wind’ events co-organised with ORE Catapult.
Illustration of NZT Power

Decarbonisation project in Teesside selected in UK Government’s competition

The Department for Energy Security and Net Zero has announced that Equinor and bp’s carbon capture power project Net Zero Teesside Power (NZT Power) has been selected among the first projects in the Government’s rollout of the first industrial Carbon Capture clusters in our industrial heartlands.
(L-R) Project Director Olly Cass, Mayor of South Tyneside Jan Hay, Operations Director Mark Halliday, Council Leader Tracey Dixon, EVP Renewables Equinor, Pal Eitrheim

Dogger Bank Wind Farm officially celebrates its Operations and Maintenance Base opening

Newcastle, 15 March 2023: Yesterday, the local community and distinguished guests including Minister of State for Energy Security and Net Zero, Graham Stuart MP, gathered to celebrate the official opening of the O&M base for Dogger Bank Wind Farm, the world’s largest offshore wind farm.
The Buzzard oil field.

Equinor acquires Suncor Energy UK

Equinor UK Limited has signed an agreement to acquire Suncor Energy UK Limited for a total consideration of USD 850 million.
New Dogger Bank O&M base at the Port of Tyne

Equinor and SSE Renewables carry out early scoping work on potential 4th phase of Dogger Bank Wind Farm

Leading energy companies Equinor and SSE Renewables are carrying out early scoping work to explore options for developing a fourth phase, Dogger Bank D, of the world’s largest offshore wind farm.
Saltend Chemicals Park

Equinor awards Linde major FEED contract advancing H2H Saltend low carbon hydrogen project

Energy company Equinor has awarded a Front-End Engineering Design (FEED) contract for H2H Saltend to Linde Engineering, and an operation and maintenance service contract to BOC.
Workers aboard the crew transfer vessel MCS Swath 1

Equinor marks 5 years of operations at world’s first floating wind farm

Hywind Scotland, the world’s first floating offshore wind farm, has passed five years in operation since its commissioning in 2017.
Humber Bridge.

Landmark Power CCS project in Humber becomes UK’s first to gain planning consent

SSE Thermal and Equinor’s Keadby 3 Carbon Capture Power Station in the Humber has become the first power CCS project in the UK to receive planning permission.
Group photo from the signing of the MoU

West of Shetland oil and gas field owners agree to explore electrification options

bp, Equinor and Ithaca Energy have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to explore electrification options for their West of Shetland oil and gas interests.
Tony Quinn and Trine Borum Bojsen shaking hands in Blyth

Equinor and Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult announce strategic partnership

Equinor and the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult have announced a collaboration agreement that will tackle some of the biggest challenges facing the offshore renewables sector.
Celtic Sea region with floating wind icons

Equinor looks to Celtic Sea for new floating offshore wind opportunities

Equinor today announces its interest in developing gigawatt scale floating offshore wind in the Celtic Sea, with the upcoming Celtic Sea floating wind seabed leasing round in view.
The Easington Gas Terminal

Equinor and Centrica sign co-operation agreement for East Yorkshire hydrogen hub

Centrica and Equinor have signed a co-operation agreement to explore developing a low-carbon hydrogen production hub at Easington in East Yorkshire, further strengthening the region’s growing status as the UK’s foremost hydrogen super place.
Seacat Columbia crew transfer vessel

Equinor charters low emissions crew transfer vessel for Norfolk offshore wind operations

Seacat Columbia, one of the UK’s first low emissions vessels, has commenced its service of Equinor’s Sheringham Shoal and Dudgeon offshore wind farms.
Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm blades and cloudy skies

Equinor’s application for Sheringham Shoal and Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm Extensions accepted

The Planning Inspectorate has accepted for examination the application submitted by Equinor on behalf of its partners to develop the Sheringham Shoal and Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm Extensions (SEP and DEP), both of which are situated off the North Norfolk coast and would power the equivalent of an additional 785,000 UK homes.