Equinor quits oil lobby group over 'material misalignment' on climate policy

James S Murray
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Equinor is majority-owned by the Norwegian state
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Equinor is majority-owned by the Norwegian state

Oil and gas giant exits Independent Petroleum Association of America and puts two other lobby groups on notice over climate stance

Equinor has become the latest oil major to quit a trade body amid disagreements over climate policy, confirming late last week that it is leaving the Independent Petroleum Association of America (IPAA)....

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