A/S Norske Shell signerte i dag en avtale om salg av det heleide datterselskapet Gasnor AS til Molgas Energy Holding ("Molgas"). Avtalefullføring fant sted rett etter signering. Transaksjonen innebærer overføring av A/S Norske Shells eierandel i Gasnor, som inkluderer alle Gasnors eiendeler og ansatte.

– Gasnor har vært en del av Shell siden 2012, og vi er stolte av det selskapet har oppnådd. Gasnor har vært en pioner innen LNG, med en ledende posisjon innen småskala LNG-produksjon og distribusjon i det innenlandske gassmarkedet. A/S Norske Shell vil fortsette å fokusere på nøkkelposisjoner der vi kan utnytte vår kapasitet i tråd med Shells strategi og Net Zero-mål, sier Marianne Olsnes, administrerende direktør i A/S Norske Shell.

Alle Gasnors 52 ansatte vil fortsatt være ansatt i Gasnor med Molgas som ny eier. Salget av Gasnor har ingen effekt på driften eller organiseringen av A/S Norske Shell.

– Vi har vært veldig fornøyd med suksessen til Gasnor og læringene som vi har fått for vår globale nedstrøms LNG-virksomhet. Gasnor er godt posisjonert for å fortsette sin vekstreise med Molgas" sier De La Rey Venter, Shells Executive Vice President Integrated Gas Ventures.

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English Translation

Shell sells downstream LNG business Gasnor

A/S Norske Shell today signed a sale and purchase agreement for the sale of its fully owned subsidiary Gasnor AS to Molgas Energy Holding (“Molgas”). Deal completion took place directly after signing. The transaction involves the transfer of A/S Norske Shell‘s complete shareholding in Gasnor to Molgas and includes all of Gasnor’s assets and staff.

“Gasnor has been part of Shell since 2012 and we are proud of what the company has achieved. Gasnor has been a pioneer in downstream LNG, with a leading position in small scale LNG production and distribution in the domestic gas market. A/S Norske Shell will continue to focus on key positions where we can leverage our differentiated capabilities in line with Shell’s strategy and Net Zero target”, said Marianne Olsnes, Managing Director of A/S Norske Shell.

All of Gasnor’s 52 staff will continue their employment under Molgas. The sale of Gasnor has no effect on the operations or organisation of A/S Norske Shell.

“We have been very pleased with the success of Gasnor and the learnings captured for our global downstream LNG operations. Gasnor is well positioned to continue its growth journey with Molgas” said De La Rey Venter, Shell’s Executive Vice President Integrated Gas Ventures.

Notes to Editors:

  • Gasnor is a downstream LNG company with small scale LNG production facilities, headquartered in Avaldsnes, Norway.
  • Shell has been100% owner of Gasnor since 2012
  • Molgas, headquartered in Madrid, is owned by InfraVia, a leading French independent private equity firm specializing in infrastructure and technology investments.
  • The transaction has an effective date of 1st January 2020.
  • The divestment does not affect Shell’s interests in Shell LNG Gibraltar Ltd. Gasnor will continue to provide operator services to the terminal.

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