Full Name
Michael Taylor
Job Title
Project Developer, Head of US Ports
Bio
Mike Taylor currently serves as Project Developer, Head of US Ports, for Equinor Wind US, where he is responsible for securing the port facilities needed to support the development and growth of Equinor’s offshore wind portfolio in the United States. 



Since joining Equinor’s US Renewables organization, Mike has spearheaded Equinor’s engagement at numerous ports including South Brooklyn Marine Terminal and the Port of Albany, and the port-related components of Equinor's offtake agreements with NYSERDA for its Empire Wind and Beacon Wind projects.



Mike began his career in the oil & gas industry negotiating large engineering and construction contracts, then pivoted into project execution, with roles in project management, engineering, project controls & construction management. Over the course of his career, Mike has worked on major projects in eleven countries and six continents. In 2019, he joined Equinor’s US oil & gas operations with the goal of transitioning to offshore wind in the future, and in 2021, after more than 20 years in oil & gas, he joined Equinor’s Renewables division in his current role. Mike holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Virginia Tech.
Company
Equinor
Michael Taylor