Statoil’s name to be changed to Equinor

Statoil SA will become Equinor. The name will change after a shareholder vote scheduled May 17. The Norwegian government, Statoil’s majority shareholder, supports the proposal by the board of directors.

Statoil SA will become Equinor.

The name will change after a shareholder vote scheduled May 17. The Norwegian government, Statoil’s majority shareholder, supports the proposal by the board of directors.

“The name change supports the company’s strategy and development as a broad energy company,” a company statement said.

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