North of Scotland

Vote on Statoil name change slated for tomorrow

May 14, 2018

Statoil’s name change to Equinor is expected to be voted through at the Norwegian energy giant’s annual general meeting tomorrow. It means tomorrow will be the company’s last day of trading on the Oslo Bors under the ticker “STL”. To read more on Energy Voice, click here.

North of Scotland

No room for ‘oil’ in Statoil’s rebranding

March 15, 2018

Norwegian energy giant Statoil will change its name to Equinor. It means the word “oil” will no longer form part of the company name. Statoil said the move was in line with its focus on establishing itself as a “broad” energy company. Read more on Energy Voice here.

North of Scotland

Statoil investigating fire on Mariner A platform

October 18, 2017

Norwegian energy giant Statoil said today that it is carrying out an investigation into a fire on one of its North Sea platforms. Statoil said a “small” fire was detected in the emergency generator room of the Mariner A platform yesterday. Visit our sister site, Energy Voice, for the full story. 


Statoil makes North Sea oil discovery

May 30, 2016

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate today confirmed Statoil’s wildcat has made a North Sea oil discovery. The Norwegian operator was drilling two wildcats two kilometres south of the Askja Øst discovery, and about 35 km southwest of the Oseberg Sør facility in the North Sea. To read the full story, visit our sister site Energy Voice.

North of Scotland

Wood Group wins Statoil deal

May 24, 2016

Wood Group has landed master services agreement (MSA) with Statoil. The deal includes supporting the life cycles of Norwegian operator’s offshore and onshore facilities. Work and services covered by the MSA include engineering studies, detailed engineering, procurement services and management assistance services. For more details, visit our sister website, Energy Voice.