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Overview

Lobbying Costs

1,500,000€ - 1,749,999€

Financial year: Jan 2021 - Dec 2021

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

6.7 Fte (12)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation

3

High-level Commission meetings

61

Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    Equinor ASA   (EQNR)

    EU Transparency Register

    4447605981-76 First registered on 19 Jan 2009

    Goals / Remit

    Equinor is an international energy company present in almost 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 Norway.

    Main EU files targeted

    Equinor monitors and participates in the activities related to the following subjects: Initiatives belonging in the framework of the EU Energy Union, the Green Deal, Fit for 55 (summer & winter packages), European Environmental Policy, European research and innovation policy, Sustainable Finance and External Relations as they pertain to energy producing countries of particular interest

    Address

    Head Office
    Forusbeen, 50
    Stavanger N-4035
    NORWAY
    EU Office
    Kortenberglaan 120
    Brussels 1000
    BELGIUM

    Website

  • People

    Total lobbyists declared

    12

    Employment timeLobbyists
    100%3
    75%1
    50%5
    25%1
    10%2

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

    6.7

    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    All Lobbyists with EP accreditation over time

    3 accreditations were / are live (in bold) for the selected state of 05 Dec 2022

    Name Start date End Date
    Mr Olav Aamlid Syversen 03 Dec 2021 02 Dec 2022
    Ms Luisa DE CASTRO GONZALEZ 02 Dec 2021 01 Dec 2022
    Ms Lucie BOOST 02 Dec 2021 01 Dec 2022
    Ms Lucie BOOST 08 Sep 2020 07 Sep 2021
    Mr Olav Aamlid Syversen 05 Feb 2020 04 Feb 2021
    Irma PACEVICIUTE 01 Nov 2019 30 Oct 2020
    Ms Luisa DE CASTRO GONZALEZ 30 Aug 2019 28 Aug 2020
    Ms Anne Cavendish 26 Mar 2019 25 Mar 2020
    Mr Olav Aamlid Syversen 12 Feb 2019 11 Feb 2020
    Mr Dominik HATIAR 28 Aug 2018 31 Aug 2019
    Mr Jannik LINDBÆK 28 Aug 2018 31 Aug 2019
    Irma PACEVICIUTE 25 Apr 2018 31 Mar 2019
    Ms Anne Cavendish 24 Feb 2018 22 Feb 2019
    Mr Olav Aamlid Syversen 24 Feb 2018 22 Feb 2019
    Mr Dominik HATIAR 31 Aug 2017 25 Aug 2018
    Mr Jannik LINDBÆK 31 Aug 2017 22 Aug 2018
    Mr Johan LEURAERS 20 Jul 2017 29 Jun 2018
    Mr Johannes-Christoph Leininger 19 May 2017 17 May 2018
    Ms Anne Cavendish 28 Feb 2017 24 Feb 2018
    Mr Anders Marvik 02 Feb 2017 31 Jan 2018
    Mr Emil Gjeset 02 Feb 2017 31 Jul 2017
    Mr Olav Aamlid Syversen 02 Feb 2017 31 Jan 2018
    Mr Rune Bjørnson 11 May 2016 09 May 2017
    Mr Simone Rossi 11 May 2016 09 May 2017
    Mr Johan LEURAERS 22 Apr 2016 20 Apr 2017
    Mr Johan Lauraers 22 Apr 2016 20 Apr 2017
    Mr Johannes-Christoph Leininger 07 Apr 2016 05 Apr 2017
    Mr Anders Marvik 08 Mar 2016 26 Feb 2017
    Ms Anne Cavendish 08 Mar 2016 26 Feb 2017
    Mr Olav Aamlid Syversen 08 Mar 2016 26 Feb 2017
    Mr Emil Gjeset 10 Jun 2015 08 Jun 2016
    Mr Anders Marvik 25 Mar 2015 23 Mar 2016
    Ms Anne Cavendish 25 Mar 2015 23 Mar 2016
    Mr Olav Aamlid Syversen 25 Mar 2015 23 Mar 2016
    Ms Anne Cavendish 22 Mar 2014 20 Mar 2015
    Mr Paul Quirke 23 Jan 2015 20 Jan 2016
    Mrs Jana Frejova 06 Nov 2014 04 Nov 2015
    Mr Oystein LIND 26 Mar 2014 24 Mar 2015
    Mrs Anne Cavendish 22 Mar 2014 20 Mar 2015
    Mr Anders Marvik 13 Mar 2014 11 Mar 2015
    Mr Paul Quirke 12 Nov 2013 08 Nov 2014
    Mrs Anne Cavendish 27 Apr 2013 25 Apr 2014
    Mr Oystein LIND 09 Apr 2013 05 Apr 2014
    Mr Anders Marvik 21 Mar 2013 07 Mar 2014
    Mrs Jana Frejova 19 Mar 2013 15 Mar 2014
    Mr Andrea BONZANNI 13 Dec 2011 31 Oct 2012
    Mr Geir WESTGAARD 17 Jan 2012 31 Aug 2012
    Oystein LIND 01 Mar 2012 28 Feb 2013

    Complementary Information

    This section includes a best-faith estimate of both the amount of people involved and the amount of time spent by these employees on activities covered by the Transparency Register.

    Person in charge of EU relations

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

    Person with legal responsibility

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

  • Categories

    Category

    Companies & groups

  • Networking

    Affiliation

    Equinor is a member of several associations, organisations and think tanks. The five most relevant for the scope of the Transparency Register are:

    o International oil and gas producers (IOGP)
    o Wind Europe
    o Zero Emissions Platform (ZEP)
    o Eurogas
    o BUSINESSEUROPE
    o Hydrogen Europe
    o European Petroleum Refiners Association
    o European Federation of Energy Traders

    Member organisations

    None declared

  • Financial Data

    Interests represented

    Promotes their own interests or the collective interests of their members

    Closed financial year

    Jan 2021 - Dec 2021

    Lobbying costs for closed financial year

    1,500,000€ - 1,749,999€

    Major contributions in closed year

    TypeNameAmount
    Grant Horizon 2020 192,981€
    Grant H2020-EU.3.3. - SOCIETAL CHALLENGES - Secure, clean and efficient energy 80,000€

    Intermediaries for closed year

    NameAmount
    baker mckenzie 0€ - 10,000€
    nove 100,000€ - 199,999€

    Intermediaries for current year

    Name
    nove

    Closed year Costs

    1,500,000€ - 1,749,999€

    Other financial info

    Enabling EI and Earth Observation innovation through integration of AI4EU with DIAS platforms (2021-2023): 192 981,25
    (https://cordis.europa.eu/project/id/101016798)
    Advanced integrated supervisory and wind turbine control for optimal operation of large Wind Power Plants - 80.000

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)

    none

    Groups (European Parliament)

    European Energy Forum
    Energy Solutions
    European Energy Forum
    Energy Solutions

    Other activities

    None declared

  • Meetings

    Meetings

    61 meetings found. Download meetings

    The list below only covers meetings held since November 2014 with commissioners, their cabinet members or directors-general at the European Commission; other lobby meetings with lower-level staff may have taken place, but the European Commission doesn't publish information about such meetings. All information below comes from European Commission web pages.

    • Date 09 Nov 2022 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Security of supply and the EU Energy Platform
      Commission
      • Ditte Juul Jørgensen (Director-General)
    • Date 09 Nov 2022 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Discussion about security of supply.
      Commission
      • Ditte Juul Jørgensen (Director-General)
    • Date 07 Nov 2022 Location Brussels
      Subject Clean energy transition and RePower, including gas diversification, CCUS, hydrogen and renewable power investments
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio European Green Deal
      Commission
      • Aleksandra Tomczak (Cabinet member)
    • Date 19 Oct 2022 Location videoconference
      Subject Energy situation in Europe.
      Commission
      • Ditte Juul Jørgensen (Director-General)
    • Date 19 Oct 2022 Location Brussels (WEBEX)
      Subject Energy situation in Europe
      Cabinet Cabinet of President Ursula von der Leyen
      Portfolio President
      Commission
      • Bjoern Seibert (Cabinet member)
    • Date 02 Oct 2022 Location Brussels, BERLAYMONT
      Subject - Energy - Security of supply - pricing and decarbonization
      Cabinet Cabinet of President Ursula von der Leyen
      Portfolio President
      Commission
      • Bjoern Seibert (Cabinet member)
    • Date 05 Aug 2022 Location video-call
      Subject EU - Norway cooperation on gas, CCUS and hydrogen
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio European Green Deal
      Commission
      • Aleksandra Tomczak (Cabinet member)
    • Date 13 Jul 2022 Location BERL
      Subject To discuss the state of play of implementation of the EU Arctic Strategy
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Virginijus Sinkevičius
      Portfolio Environment, Oceans and Fisheries
      Commission
      • Arunas Ribokas (Cabinet member)
    • Date 23 Feb 2022 Location Brussels
      Subject Oil and gas supply, carbon capture storage, low carbon energy, including blue hydrogen.
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis
      Portfolio An Economy that Works for People
      Commission
      • Valdis Dombrovskis (Executive Vice-President)
    • Date 23 Feb 2022 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Industrial decarbonisation, hydrogen market and sustainable carbon cycles.
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Kadri Simson
      Portfolio Energy
      Commission
      • Kadri Simson (Commissioner)
      • Peeter Kadarik (Cabinet member)
    • Date 22 Feb 2022 Location Brussels
      Subject Maritime fuels, liquid hydrogen projects, blue ammonia projects and CCS technologies
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Adina Vălean
      Portfolio Transport
      Commission
      • Walter Goetz (Cabinet member)
      • Filip Alexandru Negreanu Arboreanu (Cabinet member)
      • Adina-Ioana Vălean (Commissioner)
    • Date 04 Feb 2022 Location Baku
      Subject Brief discussion on TAP’s current capacities and future expansion options for the shipment of gas to Europe.
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Kadri Simson
      Portfolio Energy
      Commission
      • Barbara GLOWACKA (Cabinet member)
      • Kadri Simson (Commissioner)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 28 Oct 2021 Location Brussels
      Subject The implementation of the EU offshore energy strategy and reform of the renewables energy directive; Equinor’s contribution to a sustainable blue economy as well as hybrid offshore wind opportunities in Europe; EU Arctic Strategy Communication
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Virginijus Sinkevičius
      Portfolio Environment, Oceans and Fisheries
      Commission
      • Arunas Ribokas (Cabinet member)
    • Date 25 Jan 2021 Location Brussels
      Subject Commission’s priorities for digital and industrial policy in 2021
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Margrethe Vestager
      Portfolio Europe Fit for Digital Age
      Commission
      • Christiane Canenbley (Cabinet member)
      • Michele Piergiovanni (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 21 Jan 2021 Location Videoconference
      Subject Blue hydrogen solutions in steel industry decarbonisation
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Kadri Simson
      Portfolio Energy
      Commission
      • Thor-Sten Vertmann (Cabinet member)
      • Stefano Grassi (Cabinet member)
    • Date 10 Nov 2020 Location Virtual
      Subject Offshore Renewable Energy Strategy and the role of Marine Spatial Planning
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Virginijus Sinkevičius
      Portfolio Environment, Oceans and Fisheries
      Commission
      • Marius Vaščega  (Cabinet member)
    • Date 07 Oct 2020 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Advancing projects and carbon removal technologies in support of the Green Deal
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Margrethe Vestager
      Portfolio Europe Fit for Digital Age
      Commission
      • Alina-Stefania Ujupan (Cabinet member)
      • Penelope Papandropoulos (Cabinet member)
    • Date 23 Mar 2020 Location Video-conferencing
      Subject Security of operations under current circumstances (covid-19), oil market developments, off-shore wind and hydrogen
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Kadri Simson
      Portfolio Energy
      Commission
      • Peeter Kadarik (Cabinet member)
      • Kadri Simson (Commissioner)
      • Kitti Nyitrai (Cabinet member)
    • Date 10 Oct 2019 Location Berlaymont
      Subject Energy Transition
      Commission
      • Ann Mettler (Director-General)
    • Date 07 May 2019 Location Brussels
      Subject Conference on TRUST AND SECURITY IN THE DIGITAL ERA
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Cecilia Malmström
      Portfolio Trade
      Commission
      • Jolana Mungengova (Cabinet member)
    • Date 19 Nov 2018 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Offshore floating wind project on the Canary Islands
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Corina Crețu
      Portfolio Regional Policy
      Commission
      • Jan Mikolaj Dzieciolowski (Cabinet member)
    • Date 27 Jun 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) and Long-Term Strategy (LTS)
      Commission
      • Mauro Raffaele Petriccione (Director-General)
    • Date 12 Apr 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject Renewable Policy
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Miguel Arias Cañete
      Portfolio Climate Action &amp; Energy
      Commission
      • Miguel Angel Sagredo Fernandez (Cabinet member)
    • Date 04 Apr 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject Neighbourhood and Enlargement negotiations
      Commission
      • Christian Danielsson (Director-General)
    • Date 07 Mar 2018 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject FP9
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Miguel Arias Cañete
      Portfolio Climate Action &amp; Energy
      Commission
      • Silvia Bartolini (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 25 Jan 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject Gas markets
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Miguel Arias Cañete
      Portfolio Climate Action &amp; Energy
      Commission
      • Joachim Balke (Cabinet member)
    • Date 09 Nov 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject Energy Union, decarbonisation challenges, the role of CCS
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Miguel Arias Cañete
      Portfolio Climate Action &amp; Energy
      Commission
      • Miguel Arias Cañete (Commissioner)
    • Date 18 Sep 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject EU-Norway energy relations
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Maroš Šefčovič
      Portfolio Energy Union
      Commission
      • Bernd Biervert (Cabinet member)
    • Date 01 Sep 2017 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject energy policy development
      Commission
      • Dominique Ristori (Director-General)
    • Date 30 Aug 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject Follow-up on Energy Research issues
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Carlos Moedas
      Portfolio Research, Science and Innovation
      Commission
      • Robert Schröder (Cabinet member)
    • Date 16 Jun 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject Developing energy sector in Algeria
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Johannes Hahn
      Portfolio European Neighbourhood Policy &amp; Enlargement Negotiations
      Commission
      • Emma Udwin (Cabinet member)
    • Date 23 Mar 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject North Sea
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Maroš Šefčovič
      Portfolio Energy Union
      Commission
      • Maroš Šefčovič (Vice-President)
    • Date 12 Jan 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject Follow-up on the winter package
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Miguel Arias Cañete
      Portfolio Climate Action &amp; Energy
      Commission
      • Maria Cristina Lobillo Borrero (Cabinet member)
      • Joachim Balke (Cabinet member)
    • Date 04 Jan 2017 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Energy policy
      Commission
      • Dominique Ristori (Director-General)
    • Date 24 May 2016 Location Algiers
      Subject Business Forum EU-ALGERIA
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Miguel Arias Cañete
      Portfolio Climate Action &amp; Energy
      Commission
      • Miguel Arias Cañete (Commissioner)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 12 Apr 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject UK referendum
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Jonathan Hill
      Portfolio Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union
      Commission
      • Denzil Davidson (Cabinet member)
    • Date 23 Feb 2016 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject 2nd EU Energy Summit - breakfast roundtable
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Miguel Arias Cañete
      Portfolio Climate Action &amp; Energy
      Commission
      • Miguel Arias Cañete (Commissioner)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 16 Feb 2016 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Package supply security and in particular the LNG strategy, EU-Norway relations in the field of energy
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Miguel Arias Cañete
      Portfolio Climate Action &amp; Energy
      Commission
      • Miguel Arias Cañete (Commissioner)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 02 Feb 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject Energy Union
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Miguel Arias Cañete
      Portfolio Climate Action &amp; Energy
      Commission
      • Pierre Schellekens (Cabinet member)
    • Date 03 Dec 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Business Europe CEO day
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Jyrki Katainen
      Portfolio Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness
      Commission
      • Edward Bannerman (Cabinet member)
      • Jyrki Katainen (Vice-President)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 03 Dec 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Business Europe CEO day
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Carlos Moedas
      Portfolio Research, Science and Innovation
      Commission
      • Carlos Moedas (Commissioner)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 03 Dec 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Business Europe CEO day
      Cabinet Cabinet of First Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio Better Regulation, Interinstitutional Relations, the Rule of Law and the Charter of Fundamental Rights
      Commission
      • Frans Timmermans (First Vice-President)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 03 Dec 2015 Location Brussels - Belgium
      Subject Business Europe CEO day
      Commission
      • Alexander Italianer (Secretary-General)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 19 Oct 2015 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject European energy policy
      Commission
      • Dominique Ristori (Director-General)
    • Date 17 Sep 2015 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Investment in Algeria
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Miguel Arias Cañete
      Portfolio Climate Action &amp; Energy
      Commission
      • Maria Cristina Lobillo Borrero (Cabinet member)
      • Isaac Valero Ladron (Cabinet member)
      • Miguel Arias Cañete (Commissioner)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 17 Sep 2015 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject European energy policies
      Commission
      • Dominique Ristori (Director-General)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 11 Sep 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Energy Union
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Miguel Arias Cañete
      Portfolio Climate Action &amp; Energy
      Commission
      • Pierre Schellekens (Cabinet member)
    • Date 04 Sep 2015 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Security of supply and Energy diversification
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Miguel Arias Cañete
      Portfolio Climate Action &amp; Energy
      Commission
      • Isaac Valero Ladron (Cabinet member)
      • Miguel Arias Cañete (Commissioner)
      • Joachim Balke (Cabinet member)
      • Maria Cristina Lobillo Borrero (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 04 Sep 2015 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject gas and oil
      Commission
      • Dominique Ristori (Director-General)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 02 Sep 2015 Location BERL, Brussels
      Subject Energy Union
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Maroš Šefčovič
      Portfolio Energy Union
      Commission
      • Juraj Nociar (Cabinet member)
    • Date 01 Sep 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Energy Union
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Miguel Arias Cañete
      Portfolio Climate Action &amp; Energy
      Commission
      • Pierre Schellekens (Cabinet member)
    • Date 10 Jun 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Public private partnership in the digital agenda
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Andrus Ansip
      Portfolio Digital Single Market
      Commission
      • Juhan Lepassaar (Cabinet member)
    • Date 09 Jun 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Cybersecurity
      Commission
      • Bodo Lehmann (Cabinet member)
      • Michael Hager (Cabinet member)
    • Date 28 Apr 2015 Location Statoil, Brussels
      Subject Energy Union
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Maroš Šefčovič
      Portfolio Energy Union
      Commission
      • Juraj Nociar (Cabinet member)
    • Date 28 Apr 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Energy Union
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Miguel Arias Cañete
      Portfolio Climate Action &amp; Energy
      Commission
      • Pierre Schellekens (Cabinet member)
    • Date 20 Apr 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Gas storage
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Maroš Šefčovič
      Portfolio Energy Union
      Commission
      • Maroš Šefčovič (Vice-President)
      • Juraj Nociar (Cabinet member)
      • Bernd Biervert (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 12 Mar 2015 Location Brussels, BE
      Subject Energy Union follow-up
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Maroš Šefčovič
      Portfolio Energy Union
      Commission
      • Peter van Kemseke (Cabinet member)
    • Date 12 Feb 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Digital Single Market, Innovation
      Commission
      • Robert Madelin (Director-General)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 27 Jan 2015 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject European Energy Policy priorities
      Commission
      • Dominique Ristori (Director-General)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 18 Dec 2014 Location Brussels, belgium
      Subject The EU-Norway energy partnership, The EU 2030 framework, The Energy Union
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Miguel Arias Cañete
      Portfolio Climate Action &amp; Energy
      Commission
      • Pierre Schellekens (Cabinet member)
      • Maria Cristina Lobillo Borrero (Cabinet member)
    • Date 18 Dec 2014 Location European Commission, Berlaymont
      Subject Presentation of Statoil and their activities on the EU market
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Maroš Šefčovič
      Portfolio Energy Union
      Commission
      • Juraj Nociar (Cabinet member)
      • Bernd Biervert (Cabinet member)
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