Equinor and Maersk Drilling continuously assess membership of oil lobbies

Oil major Equinor is considering whether the company should going forward continue as a member of oil association API, which Total recently opted to leave. Maersk Drilling also considers its membership as part of an ongoing assessment, the drilling company tells ShippingWatch.

Photo: Harald Pettersen, Equinor

The climate has long featured at the top of the global agenda, and this is also the case among the oil players in the oil sector, which have traditionally been deeply dependent on the black gold.

As such, it was noticed when French Total recently left the oil association API, American Petroleum Institute, citing as motivation the fact that the lobby group is not working sufficiently to ensure the green transition.

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