Statoil will change its name to Equinor

After 50 years as Statoil, the Norwegian oil major is now changing its name. The new name – Equinor – will be approved at a general assembly in May. The state as majority stakeholder has already approved the name.

CEO Eldar Sætre | Photo: Ole Jørgen Bratland/Statoil

The Norwegian oil company has been named Statoil for 50 years, but the name will now be changed, informs the company Thursday.

The new name, Equinor, will be approved at a general assembly on May 15, and the name will, going forward, support the ambitions of being a broad-based oil and energy company.

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