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ExxonMobil Norway

ExxonMobil in Norway includes several companies – i.e. Esso Norge AS, ExxonMobil Exploration and Production Norway AS, and ExxonMobil Production Norway Inc. – all of which are affiliates of Exxon Mobil Corporation in the USA. Esso Norge AS is involved in upstream and downstream activities in Norway. Here we use the term ExxonMobil when referring to the companies’ activities in Norway.

The company’s headquarters are located at Forus in Sandnes municipality, from where all offshore exploration and production activities are coordinated. ExxonMobil’s marketing activities are operated from the Skøyen office in Oslo, while the refinery is located at Slagentangen in Tønsberg.

ExxonMobil is one of the largest non-Norwegian oil and gas producers on the Norwegian Continental Shelf, holding ownership interests in over 20 producing oil and gas fields. ExxonMobil operates Balder, Jotun, Ringhorne, and Sigyn fields. Total ExxonMobil production in Norway in 2015 reached around 233,000 oil equivalent (o.e.) barrels per day – which corresponds to near 6 per cent of the total Norwegian production and almost 6 per cent of ExxonMobil’s production worldwide.

The refinery at Slagentangen has a processing capacity of 6 million tons of crude oil per year, and its production is based on crude oil from the North Sea. ExxonMobil has a market share of approx. 20 per cent of total Norwegian sales of oil products. The company markets both Esso and Mobil branded products. The number of petrol stations is around 250.

ExxonMobil is Norway’s oldest energy company – established in 1893. The company is the only integrated oil and gas company in Norway with the complete value chain.

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