The answers to the climate challenge aren’t black and white. To satisfy the world’s growing demand for energy, we’re exploring for oil and gas at the same time as we’re investing in renewables. That’s not a contradiction in terms; both of them are necessary within the Paris Agreement. Find out how we’re creating energy for people and progress for society.

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VW’s head of CSR, Prof. Gerhard Prätorius, discusses with Statoil’s Bjørn Otto Sverdrup

In the aftermath of the “Dieselgate” emissions scandal, Volkswagen group has gone to great lengths to rebuild its reputation. VW is now committed to becoming a “role model for environment, safety and integrity.” But how sustainable is this vision? In this interview with VW’s Shift magazine, Prof. Dr. Gerhard Prätorius discusses the issue with Statoil’s Bjørn Otto Sverdrup.


Unmanned factories the size of a football pitch on the seabed? Drilling sideways for kilometres underground? Innovations like these have been essential to our industry—but also inspired solutions far beyond their original application.

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An international energy player

Statoil is an active player in many of the most important oil and gas provinces in the world, and our international developments are expected to account for most of our future production growth. Much of the expertise and technology we take with us abroad has been shaped in the challenging environment of the Norwegian contintental shelf. 

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