Equinor (formerly Statoil)
Member of UN Global Compact
Headquarters in Norway
Supporter of Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative
Statoil became StatoilHydro in May 2007, following a merger with the oil and gas division of Norsk Hydro, then changed its name back to Statoil in November 2009. Norsk Hydro retained its metals and other businesses. The name Equinor was adopted in 2018.
Author: AFP et Le Monde de l'Energie
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South Korea: Victims of 2017 crane accident during construction of oil platform still lacking adequate compensation & support, say NGOs; incl. co. responses
On 1 May 2017, six workers were killed and 25 others injured as a result of a crane collision at a Samsung Heavy Industries shipyard in Geoje, South Korea, during the construction of an oil platform for the Martin Linge field off the coast of Norway. ...
... As stated in the above-mentioned e-mail, Equinor was not leading the construction project at the time of the accident and where thus not permanently present at the Samsung yard. The operator role was managed by Total E&P Norge AS, who had the...
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