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Beacon Wind to repower community with renewable energy facility

$1.75 million investment directly into community for new technology and media center.

The Vito platform in the US Gulf of Mexico

Vito on stream

On 16 February, production started on the Vito platform in the US Gulf of Mexico (GoM).

Equinor and bp Bid for Third New York Offshore Wind Solicitation

Significant New Investments and Innovative Opportunities Envisioned for State

Opening of Offshore Wind Innovation Hub

Offshore Wind Innovation Hub Announces Opening in Brooklyn

Brooklyn-based Hub seeking start-up applicants to unleash the potential of offshore wind in New York.

Hywind Scotland - wind turbines

Equinor wins commercial-scale lease in California - deepens leading floating offshore wind position

San Francisco, California – As provisional winner of a lease area on the Outer Continental Shelf off California, Equinor continues to lead the way in growing the US’ offshore wind industry.

$5 Million Offshore Wind Ecosystem Fund Announced

Equinor and partner bp, New York City Economic Development Corporation, and key community members kick off fund to promote workforce growth and inclusivity in New York’s offshore wind industry.

Molly Morris

Equinor Appoints New President of US Offshore Wind

Molly Morris to lead Equinor Wind US.

Equinor US gas certified responsibly produced by Equitable Origin

HOUSTON, September 29, 2022 – Equinor has achieved EO100™ Certification from Equitable Origin for the entirety of its operated onshore natural gas production in the Appalachian Basin of Ohio.

Equinor Houston office

Tallgrass and Equinor to jointly pursue opportunities for hydrogen and ammonia production, infrastructure development in North America

Houston, TX (September 27, 2022) – Tallgrass and Equinor have announced a collaborative effort to pursue opportunities for development of large-scale, low-carbon hydrogen and ammonia projects in North America. The partners will assess the production and market potential for hydrogen and ammonia, and associated distribution infrastructure to help facilitate broad decarbonization.

Empire Wind and WCS announce extension of acoustic marine monitoring project in New York Bight

Project Is designed to generate data on large whales and protect marine mammals.

Profits up, carbon down in high graded U.S. portfolio

Equinor’s optimised upstream portfolio in the US is now delivering some of the highest-value production in the company with some of the lowest carbon intensities.

Processing facility with flowers in the foreground

U. S. Steel, Equinor and Shell to Explore Regional Clean Energy Opportunities

Clean energy hub in Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia would generate new jobs, stimulate economic growth, and reduce carbon emissions.

Equinor Ventures joins Greentown Labs as newest Terawatt Partner

Greentown Labs, the largest climatetech startup incubator in North America, announced today that Equinor Ventures has joined as its newest Terawatt Partner—the highest level of partnership with the incubator and its community of climatetech startups.

Battery storage facility

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.

Trees with drilling rig in the background

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.