Statoil ASA was a Norwegian petroleum company established in 1972, now part of StatoilHydro. The brand Statoil is retained as a chain of fuel stations owned by StatoilHydro. Statoil was the largest petroleum company in the Nordic countries and Norway's largest company, employing over 25,000 people. While Statoil was listed on both the Oslo Stock Exchange and the New York Stock Exchange, the Norwegian state still held majority ownership, with 64%. The main office located in Norway's oil capital Stavanger. The name Statoil was a truncated form of the State's oil.
Statoil was one of the largest net sellers of crude oil in the world, and a major supplier of natural gas to the European continent, Statoil also operated around 2000 service stations in 9 countries. The company's CEO from mid-2004 onwards was Helge Lund, formerly CEO of Aker Kværner.
Bluewater Haewene Brim
The Hæwene Brim FPSO is located on the UKCS Pierce Field. The vessel produces, stores and offloads ...
Statoil's massive concrete based Heidrun platform.
Picture courtesy of Statoil.
Veslefrikk A and B
Veslefrikk A is a steel platform hosting the drilling facility - Veslefrikk B is a converted semi-su...
With a standby vessel to one side and a shuttle tanker moored to a spar in the background.
The Kvitebjørn lies south east of the Gullfaks. Sea depth is 190 metres.
Photo courtesy of Stat...
The Huldra is a normally unmanned platform 150 kilometers northwest of Bergen.
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