The Bay du Nord project could include several drilling centers connected to the ship by underwater pipelines.
Alex Collins explains that resource estimates commonly vary across the industry based on a number of factors and interpretations geological.
Equinor's estimates are based on the amount of oil considered to be economically and technically extractable, he said.
The Office also announced on Friday the granting of a major discovery license to Equinor. This means in particular that the company can explore the sector, do drilling and testing, and obtain an extraction permit if it meets the requirements of the Federal Hydrocarbons Act.
Based on reporting by Mike Moore and information from Patrick Butler