Equinor and Maersk Drilling maintain membership in controversial oil lobby

Maersk Drilling and Equinor are holding on to their membership in the American Petroleum Institute (API), an oil lobby criticized for obstructing climate change mitigation. Totalenergies has withdrawn. API has changed its course, says Maersk Drilling CEO Jørn Madsen to ShippingWatch.

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Equinor and Maersk Drilling are maintaining membership in controversial oil lobby American Petroleum Institute (API), criticized for not doing enough to support the green transition.

In January this year, Totalenergies withdrew from the organization, which represents more than 600 members doing business in all parts of the US oil and gas industry. The French company pointed to insufficient climate efforts by API as the reason for the move.

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