Opedal’s tenure at Equinor, which began in 1997, has been distinguished by his ascent through the ranks to senior leadership roles, notably commencing in 2007. A significant milestone in his career was his leadership of Equinor’s operations in Brazil. In August 2020, when he assumed the role of President and CEO, Opedal articulated a compelling vision for Equinor: to lead the charge in the global energy transition. This vision intricately aligns with Equinor’s overarching mission to harness natural resources for the advancement of clean energy worldwide. Opedal also firmly committed Equinor to the ambitious goal of achieving net-zero emissions by the year 2050.