Equinor

Equinor is a broad energy company committed to developing oil, gas, wind and solar energy in more than 30 countries worldwide. Driven by a dedication to safety, equality and sustainability, Equinor's ambition is to shape the future of energy.

Statement of support

Equinor views transparency as a cornerstone of good governance and accountability. That is why the company has been a longstanding supporter of the EITI and was among the first energy companies to voluntarily disclose its payments to governments. We continue to believe that the EITI, through its multi-stakeholder approach, is a valuable platform for identifying ways to strengthen good governance in the extractive sector, combat corruption, and promote business integrity globally.

Engagement with the EITI

Equinor is a member of the international EITI Board since 2009. The company has repeatedly contributed with its expertise in working groups on specific topics mandated by the EITI. Over the years, Equinor has also been an active member of several national multi-stakeholder groups (MSGs), including in Norway and Indonesia.

Beyond its annual financial contribution, Equinor has provided ad-hoc support to the EITI global conference and regional EITI workshops. It has also hosted EITI events in Oslo and London.

Equinor is present in the following EITI implementing countries: Argentina, Germany, Mexico, The Netherlands, Nigeria, Norway, Suriname, Tanzania and the United Kingdom.

Strengthening transparency

Equinor was among the first major oil and gas companies that voluntarily disclosed payments to governments. As required by Norwegian legislation, Equinor discloses payments to governments pertaining to its extractive activities per project in a separate report. The report also contains information on investments, revenues, purchases of goods and services, and production volumes per country, in addition to a full list of subsidiaries and information about inter-company interest expenses.

To learn more about Equinor’s approach to tax and transparency, including the company’s reporting on payments to governments, please visit Equinor’s website.  

EITI Board member

Mr Erik NÜRNBERG

Alternate
Manager Legal, Equinor ASA, Norway