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16 May 2018 Business & Finance

Statoil has officially changed its name to Equinor as part of a commitment to developing as a broad energy company. 

15 March 2018 Business & Finance

Statoil’s Board of Directors is proposing to change the name of the company to Equinor in support of its strategy and development as a broad energy company.

6 March 2018 Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

Statoil has signed an agreement with Polenergia to acquire a 50 % interest in the two early phase offshore wind development projects in Poland, Bałtyk Środkowy III (BSIII) and Bałtyk Środkowy II (BSII).

19 January 2018 Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

Abu Dhabi-based Masdar and Norway’s Statoil have signed a collaborative agreement to analyse data from the Batwind battery system designed to store energy generated by the Hywind Scotland floating wind farm.

10 January 2018 Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, R&D

Norway’s Statoil could participate in the country’s first floating wind tender under the condition that there are sufficient long-term subsidies, the company’s Chief Executive Eldar Saetre told Reuters.

5 January 2018 Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

As the Trump Administration issued the draft proposal for the 2019-2024 National Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Oil and Gas Leasing Program on 4 January, the move to make more than 90% of OCS available for oil and gas exploration and production saw opposition from several U.S. coastal states, including those that want more renewable energy in their future.

21 December 2017 Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

Statoil, the company behind the world’s first operational floating wind farm, has submitted a zero-subsidy bid at the Dutch offshore wind tender for Hollandse Kust Zuid I & II project in the North Sea.

28 November 2017 Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Technology, Wind Farm Update

Norwegian energy company Statoil has awarded a contract to Younicos to deliver a 1MW battery system that will be connected to Hywind Scotland, the world’s first commercial floating wind farm.

27 November 2017 Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

Statoil has used drones to inspect all turbine blades on the Sheringham Shoal wind farm off Norfolk, UK.

1 November 2017 Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

Norwegian energy company Statoil plans to sign a power purchase agreement with a U.S. utility by the end of 2018 in order to develop an offshore wind project off New York, a senior company official told Reuters.

24 October 2017 Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

Norwegian energy company Statoil has chosen the name of Empire Wind for the offshore wind project located off the southern coast of Long Island, New York.

20 October 2017 Business & Finance

Statoil’s board of directors and Chief Executive Officer Eldar Sætre have agreed that Sætre remains the company’s CEO after he turns 62 in February 2018, and will not use his contractual right to retire at that age.

18 September 2017 Vessels, Wind Farm Update

Statoil is currently testing the five Siemens wind turbines on the 30MW Hywind Scotland Pilot Park, the world’s first commercial floating wind farm.

7 September 2017 Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

All 67 Siemens 6MW turbines on the 402MW Dudgeon wind farm off Norfolk are now producing electricity, according to Statoil, the operator and part owner of the offshore wind farm.

4 September 2017 Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

Scotland’s energy company SSE has confirmed the formation of a 50:50 joint venture (JV) partnership with Norway’s Statoil to progress three of the four consented Dogger Bank offshore wind projects towards financial investment decisions.

31 August 2017 Wind Farm Update

Statoil UK has selected Survitec as the preferred safety partner for the Hywind Scotland floating wind farm project off Aberdeenshire.

22 August 2017 Vessels

Umoe Rapid has completed its first charter at world’s first floating wind farm, the 30MW Hywind Scotland Pilot Park, and at the 402MW Dudgeon offshore wind farm for Statoil.

10 August 2017 Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

Statoil has signed a swap agreement with innogy and SSE for equity interests in the Dogger Bank offshore wind development project.

25 July 2017 Wind Farm Update

Following reports on the first turbine arriving at the site of the world’s first floating offshore wind farm in Scotland, Statoil today confirmed that the first of five Siemens 6MW turbines, mounted on a SPAR-type floating foundation, is at its designated location. 

28 June 2017 Wind Farm Update

All five Siemens 6MW wind turbines for the Hywind Scotland wind farm have been mounted on their respective floating foundations off Stord, Norway, Statoil reports.

8 June 2017 Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

Statoil has chosen Ampelmann, Axtech and Largeway as the winners of the Norwegian energy company’s innovation challenge on heavy maintenance of offshore wind turbines.

7 June 2017 Business & Finance

Statoil has identified Japan the U.S. states of California and Hawaii as prime markets for the development of floating wind farms, Irene Rummelhoff, the Norwegian energy company’s head of New Energy Solutions told Reuters.

4 May 2017 Wind Farm Update

Statoil has started assembling the Siemens 6MW turbines for the 30MW Hywind Scotland floating wind farm at the assembly base in Stord, Norway.

31 March 2017 Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

Norwegian energy company Statoil will take over the operatorship of the 317MW Sheringham Shoal offshore wind farm from compatriot Statkraft on Saturday, 1 April.

24 March 2017 Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education

Statoil is seeking proposals for equipment and procedures to facilitate efficient heavy maintenance operations on floating and far offshore wind turbines without the use of jack-up vessels or large floating crane vessels.