Equinor makes a splash with ‘world’s first’ project to trial floating solar in rough waters

The pilot plant will be trialled in the North Sea off the small island of Frøya in Western Norway

Equinor and SINTEF to collaborate on offshore wind and marine solutions

The companies intend to develop offshore technology that will make future projects cheaper, more efficient and more predictable

Production capacity at Johan Sverdrup oil field increasing to 500k barrels a day

The increase is around 60,000 barrels more than the original basis when the field came on stream over a year ago

Panasonic, Equinor and Hydro to check out lithium-ion battery business potential

The collaboration aims to target the European market for electric vehicles and other applications

Norway’s Hammerfest LNG plant to be closed for up to a year

Operator Equinor said the fire repairs at the facility could take up to 12 months

Norway’s Scatec Solar announces $1.1bn acquisition of hydropower firm

The combined company will boast power plants in 14 countries with an estimated annual production of 4.1TWh

Digital technologies help boost earnings at Johan Sverdrup oil field

Equinor says digital solutions helped increase subsurface understanding, ensure more efficient start-up of wells, higher stable production and more efficient maintenance

Equinor announces new oil and gas discovery

Recoverable resources are estimated at up to almost 38m barrels of oil equivalent

Norway submits plan for £2bn carbon capture and storage project

The government proposes to initially implement the carbon capture technology at Norcem’s cement factory in Brevik

‘Painting wind turbine blades black could reduce significantly bird fatalities’

That’s according to the Senior Research Ecologist of the Norwegian Institute for Nature Research Roel May, who spoke to ELN about his research on the impact of wind turbines on birds