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Equinor acquires energy storage developer in the US

Equinor has signed an agreement to buy a 100% stake in the US based battery storage developer East Point Energy LLC. The acquisition supports Equinor’s ambition to be a leading company in the energy transition and provides a platform for broadening our energy offerings in the US.

Equinor transfers operatorship for Gulf of Mexico field to Shell

Equinor has agreed to sell to Shell 51% of its interest in the North Platte deep water development project in the US Gulf of Mexico. Equinor will retain 49% interest in the project, and Shell will become the new operator of the field.

Offshore Wind Innovation Hub Launched in New York

Equinor, the NYU Tandon School of Engineering, NOWRDC Create Partnership Supported by NYCEDC to Advance Offshore Wind Technology.

The Isabella LNG tanker

Equinor signs long-term LNG purchase agreement with Cheniere

Today, Thursday 9 June, Equinor and Cheniere have announced a 15-year purchase agreement of around 1.75 million tonnes of LNG per year starting from 2026.

Service operations vessel and the with Empire Bridge

Empire Wind selects Edison Chouest Offshore to provide plug-in hybrid service operations vessel

Empire Offshore Wind, a joint venture between Equinor and bp, has awarded a long-term service operations vessel charter agreement to US marine transportation provider, Edison Chouest Offshore (ECO).

Illustration of wind installation vessel

Empire Wind selected Maersk to supply wind installation vessel

Empire Offshore Wind, a joint venture between Equinor and bp, has awarded a contract to Maersk Supply Service for charter of its newbuild wind installation vessel (WIV).

Family walking in rural environment in the Appalachian region, Ohio.

Leading Companies Launch Initiative to Support Low-Carbon and Hydrogen Industrial Hub

PITTSBURGH (PA) – February 3, 2022: EQT Corporation, Equinor, GE Gas Power, Marathon Petroleum (including its affiliate MPLX), Mitsubishi Power, Shell Polymers and U. S. Steel have formed a new alliance that will play an important leadership role in decarbonizing the industrial base in the Northern Appalachian Region of the United States.

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Equinor, Battelle to explore Appalachian Basin carbon capture, storage potential

COLUMBUS, Ohio and HOUSTON, Texas (February 1, 2022)—Equinor has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with leading science and technology firm Battelle to advance development of a decarbonized regional energy cluster in the tri-state region of Ohio, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia.

Equinor Announces Opening of New York Offshore Wind Project Office in Sunset Park, Brooklyn

December 8, 2021, Brooklyn, NY—Equinor today announced the opening of the New York offshore wind project office, located in Sunset Park’s Industry City neighborhood adjacent to the South Brooklyn Marine Terminal.

View of the Appalachian Basin

Equinor to collaborate with U. S. Steel on hydrogen and carbon capture and storage development

Equinor has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with U. S. Steel to examine the potential for hydrogen and carbon capture and storage (CCS) development in the tri-state region of Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia.

Dudgeon offshore wind farm

Equinor Backing Port of Albany to Host Nation’s First Offshore Wind Tower and Transition Piece Manufacturing Facility

Today, Equinor announced its proposal to locate America’s first offshore wind tower manufacturing facility at the Port of Albany, in upstate New York. Developed jointly with leading wind industry manufacturers Marmen and Welcon, Equinor stands ready to transform the port for manufacturing offshore wind towers and transition pieces (TPs), creating up to 350 direct jobs in the region.