Norwegian state-controlled operator Equinor reported third quarter 2022 earnings of $24.3 billion and adjusted earnings after tax of $6.72 billion on the back of strong oil and gas prices and increased natural gas exports to Europe.

After tax earnings for the year to date were $16.9 billion, compared with $5.6 billion for the first nine months of 2021.

The company’s quarterly cash flow from operations before taxes grew to $24.5