Equinor appoints Anders Opedal as new CEO

He will take over the role from 2nd November 2020, replacing Eldar Sætre, who will retire after six years as CEO and more than 40 years in the company

Norwegian archipelago in the Arctic Ocean breaks 41-year-old heat record

The unusual temperature was 0.4°C above the old record on 16th July 1979

European surveillance body greenlights Norway’s €2.1bn carbon capture and storage project

The project will see the development of carbon capture facilities at a cement factory and a waste-to-energy plant and the storage of CO2 below the seabed in the North Sea

Nepal granted $200m loan to modernise power supply systems

While Nepal has made significant progress in power supply after years of chronic electricity shortages, its transmission and distribution systems need to be further strengthened

Jaguar Land Rover launches ‘world’s first’ wireless charged taxis in Oslo

The vehicle manufacturer will help develop wireless, high-powered charging infrastructure in the Norwegian capital

‘World’s longest’ subsea cable project worth £2bn passes halfway point

The two parallel 720 kilometres cables will connect the UK and Norwegian electricity grids

Norway to welcome ‘world’s first large-scale carbon capture plant at a cement factory’

The project is expected to be able to capture around 400,000 metric tonnes of carbon dioxide every year if it is approved for state funding

Consortium of energy giants to build ‘world’s first carbon capture and storage network’

The first phase of the project will see the capture of 1.5 million tonnes of CO2 per year and its permanent storage 2,500 metres below the seabed in the North Sea

Carbon capture and storage technology gets green light in Norway

DNV GL says the post-combustion technology will capture and liquefy 400,000 metric tonnes of the carbon dioxide produced each year at a cement plant 

Norway revises sea management plans to protect marine life from oil and gas activity

The new plans propose a boundary shift of oil and gas activities southwardly in the Barents Sea, away from the biologically rich ocean areas in the Arctic