Equinor ASA


Our purpose is to turn natural resources into energy for people, and progress for society

We’re Equinor, a broad energy company with more than 21,000 colleagues committed to providing affordable energy for societies worldwide and taking a leading role in the energy transition. We’re on a journey to net zero emissions through optimising our oil and gas portfolio, accelerating growth in renewables and pioneering developments in carbon capture and hydrogen.

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 business areas, staffs and support divisions, and we have operations in North and South America, Africa, Asia, Europe and Oceania, and Norway.

Quick facts

21,245 employees (2020)
Norwegian State ownership: 67%
Total revenues: 45,818 USD million (2020)
Total assets: 121,972 USD million (2020)
Equity oil and gas production: 2,070 mboe/day (2020)
Renewable power generation: 1.7 TWh (2020)
Head office: Stavanger, Norway. Tel. +47 51990000.

Who we are

President and CEO: Anders Opedal, since November 2020
Purpose: Turning natural resources into energy for people and progress for society
Vision: Shaping the future of energy
Values: Open, courageous, collaborative and caring
Strategy: Always safe, high value, low carbon. We are committed to long-term value creation in a low carbon future.