Technology & New Energy (TNE) is responsible for ensuring capacity and expertise in the field of technology in addition to creating distinct technological solutions for global growth. This includes delivering innovative and competitive technological solutions for exploration, increased recovery, field development and safe, efficient and environmentally friendly operations. The research and development division, which has research centres in Trondheim, Bergen and Porsgrunn in Norway and in Calgary in Canada, is engaged in research and development as well as first use of new technology.
Climate change, supply security and growing demand for clean energy are opening up new business opportunities for Statoil, particularly in carbon capture and storage (CCS) and offshore wind power. Statoil is in a position to seize these opportunities by utilising core capabilities from the oil and gas industry. Statoil's New Energy business entity is responsible for the company's efforts in renewable energy. The activities are grouped under renewable energy production, new options and carbon management.