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ExxonMobil in Norway includes several companies – Esso Norge AS, ExxonMobil Exploration and Production Norway AS, and ExxonMobil Production Norway Inc. – all of which are affiliates of Exxon Mobil Corporation.

The company has its headquarters at Forus in Sandnes municipality, where all offshore exploration and production activities are coordinated. ExxonMobil’s marketing activities are operated from the Skøyen office in Oslo.

ExxonMobil operates the Balder (100 percent), Ringhorne (100 percent/77 percent for East), Jotun (45 percent) and Sigyn (40 percent) offshore assets. ExxonMobil’s joint-venture portfolio includes ownership interests in more than 20 producing fields and 50 licenses on the Norwegian continental shelf. Production from ExxonMobil-operated and OBO (operated by others) fields totaled 278,000 oil-equivalent barrels per day in 2012, making us the largest international company on the Norwegian continental shelf, with a production equivalent to approximately seven percent of total Norwegian oil and gas production and approximately seven percent of ExxonMobil’s global production.

The refinery at Slagentangen near Tønsberg has a production capacity of 6 million tons of oil products per year, and its production is based on crude oil from the North Sea. ExxonMobil has a market share of 18% of total sales of oil products in Norway, and the company markets both Esso and Mobil branded products. 

Exxon Mobil Corporation has numerous affiliates, with many names that include ExxonMobil, Exxon, Mobil, Esso and XTO.  For convenience and simplicity those terms and terms such as Corporation, company, our, we and its are sometimes used as abbreviated references to specific affiliates or affiliate groups.