Equinor UK news
East Coast Cluster momentum builds as Equinor and bp awarded further carbon storage licence in North Sea
The North Sea Transition Authority (NSTA) has awarded a carbon storage licence to bp and Equinor which will allow the Northern Endurance Partnership (NEP) to develop further CO2 storage sites to serve the East Coast Cluster (ECC).
First campaign to install turbines at world’s largest offshore wind farm is underway
The campaign to install the first of 277 turbines at the world’s largest offshore wind farm is underway, marking a major advance in the industry and speeding up the transition to a cleaner, more secure energy system.
Dogger Bank Operations and Maintenance Base wins Net Zero and Sustainability Constructing Excellence in the North-East awards
The Dogger Bank Wind Farm’s Operations and Maintenance (O&M) Base has been awarded the Net Zero and Sustainability awards in the 2023 Constructing Excellence in the North-East (CENE) awards.
Clean energy start-ups graduate TechX Accelerator with £740,000 equity raised
The Net Zero Technology Centre (NZTC) continues to drive transformational technologies through promising clean energy start-ups. The Centre’s 2023 cohort, comprised of 12 pioneering companies, have successfully graduated from the award-winning TechX Clean Energy Accelerator, which Equinor is a strategic partner of, after an intensive 15-week programme.
Students see Humber’s low carbon aspirations first-hand in Norway
A group of students from the Humber has travelled to Norway to learn about the low carbon technologies that could transform their region, as part of a sustainability competition prize sponsored by Equinor.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.