EX-15 72 exhibit_15a-ii.htm EXHIBIT 15(A)(II) CONSENT OF KPMG Exhibit 15 a-ii


Forusparken 2
Postboks 57
4064 Stavanger

Consent of Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm

The board of directors
Equinor ASA

We consent to the incorporation by reference in the registration statement (No. 333-168426) on Form S-8 of Equinor ASA, in the registration statement (No. 333-221130) on Form F-3ASR of Equinor ASA, and in the registration statement (No. 333-221130-01) on Form F-3ASR of Equinor Energy AS of our report dated 5 March 2019, with respect to the consolidated balance sheet of Equinor ASA and subsidiaries as of 31 December 2018, and the related consolidated statements of income, comprehensive income, changes in equity and cash flows for each of the years in the two-year period ended 31 December 2018, and the related notes (collectively the "consolidated financial statements"), before the effects of the adjustments to retrospectively apply the change in reclassification of Physically settled commodity derivatives as presented in Note 3, and retrospectively apply the disaggregation of Natural gas revenues in Note 3, which report appears in the 31 December 2019 annual report on Form 20-F of Equinor ASA.

Our report with respect to the 2018 consolidated financial statements refers to a change in policy for lifting imbalances.


Stavanger, Norway
20 March 2020