Oil giants mulling 1GW floating wind farm off Bergen

Equinor, TotalEnergies and Shell, to name a few, are considering to set up offshore wind to electrify Troll and Oseberg fields. Feasibility studies are underway, so that operations can begin in 2027.

Photo: PR / Erlend Hatteberg / Equinor

A brand-new floating offshore wind farm off the coast of Bergen could be in the offing.

The turbines are intended to contribute to electrifying oil and gas rigs at the Troll and Oseberg operated by Equinor, Petero, TotalEnergies, Shell, and ConocoPhillips, writes Equinor in a press release issued earlier to day.

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