Equinor Donates Over $22K To First Responders In McKenzie, Mountrail And Williams Counties


Pictured front (L-R) are Whitney Stephenson, Warren Bogert, Carrie Jones, Linda Pitman, Darren Schmidt and Ward Koser. Back (L-R) are Dave Brown, Randy Samuelson, Thomas Heddgarrd, Mike Cannon, Jay Ivy and Howdy Lawler.

Williston, ND -- Equinor, an international energy company, donated over $22K to emergency management services in the McKenzie, Mountrail and Williams counties in North Dakota. The donated funds will help first responders meet and enhance the individual needs in each county to protect and support those communities.

"Equinor has built its business on a strong foundation of community trust, collaboration and stewardship. This donation signifies both our gratitude for the local first responders' service to these North Dakota communities and our commitment to support the specific emergency management needs in each location," said Linda Pitman, Williston Basin Regional Manager.

Equinor has had a presence in North Dakota since 2011 and employs over 100 professionals. Throughout its 47 years, Equinor has taken an active approach to helping communities, supporting a range of programs, organizations and communities where the company has operations.

"We are so grateful for Equinor's generous support and appreciate the flexibility in how best to allocate the funds where they can do the best good," said Karolin Jappe, McKenzie County Emergency Manager.  "The range of needs for each emergency management service is expansive – from gas monitors for every firefighter to a Hazmat trailer, all things that need funding will make a difference and enhance the ability of our first responders to do their job more effectively and safely as they protect all of us."

Equinor will be formally presenting checks to the McKenzie, Mountrail and Williams County emergency management on June 14 at Equinor's office


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