Equinor is an international energy company present in more than 30 countries worldwide, including several of the world’s most important oil and gas provinces. Founded in 1972 under the name Den Norske Stats Oljeselskap AS—Statoil (the Norwegian State Oil company), we changed our name to Equinor in 2018. Our headquarters are in Stavanger, Norway, and we have over 21,000 employees.
We are the leading operator on the Norwegian continental shelf and have substantial international activities. We are engaged in exploration, development and production of oil and gas, as well as wind and solar power. We sell crude oil and are a major supplier of natural gas, with activities in processing, refining, and trading. Our activities are managed through eight business areas, staffs and support divisions, and we have operations in North and South America, Africa, Asia, Europe and Oceania, and Norway.
Forusbeen 50, Stavanger, Norway
Den Norske Stats Oljeselskap A/S was founded as a limited company owned by the Government of Norway.
the company started work acquiring a presence in the petrochemical industry.
Statoil decided to become a fully integrated petroleum company and started building the Statoil fuel station brand.
the company acquired, as the first Norwegian company, operator rights on the Norwegian continental shelf on the Gullfaks field.
The stations in Norway originated as Norol stations, while the stations in Denmark and Sweden were purchased from Esso.
Company Purchsed the stations in Ireland from British Petroleum
The company was privatised and made a public limited company, it changed its name to Statoil ASA.
the merger between Statoil and Hydro finally became a reality. At the time, the new company was represented in 40 countries and had 29,500 employees.
we carried out an initial public offering of Statoil Fuel & Retail ASA on the Oslo stock exchange (Oslo Børs),
we sold all of our remaining shares in Statoil Fuel & Retail ASA to Alimentation Couche-Tard, who rebranded the service stations to Circle K in 2016.
We changed our name from Statoil to Equinor. The biggest transition our modern-day energy systems have ever seen is underway.
200-650 Million BOE
2,043 Million BOE per day
Ana Fonseca Nordang
Senior Vice President, People & organisation
Executive Vice President, Marketing, Midstream & Processing
Executive Vice President, Development & Production Norway
Executive Vice President, Development & Production International
Arne Sigve Nylund
Executive Vice President, Technology, Projects and Drilling
Executive Vice President, Exploration
Executive Vice President, New Energy Solutions
Executive Vice President, Technology, Digital & Innovation
President and Chief Executive Officer
Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Siv Helen Rygh Torstensen
Group General Counsel and Senior Vice President Legal
Senior Vice President Corporate Communication
Jon Arnt Jacobsen
Senior Vice President, Corporate Audit
We have an holistic approach to security in Equinor covering three disciplines: physical security, information security and personnel security. These three disciplines work together create a strong regime, each protecting against the weaknesses of the next, providing a mix of deterrence and detection.