Terje Søviknes

Ministry of Petroleum & Energy

Norwegian Minister of Petroleum and Energy


Sveinung Soma

PRS JV DeepOcean-TechnipFMC

PRS JV Site Manager at TechnipFMC-DeepOcean PRS JV DA. Head of program committee. MSc. Engineering, Marine technology, Naval Architecture, Hydrodynamics, Marine Structures & Subsea Engineering, NTNU & University of California, Berkeley.

Alexander Urrang Hauge

Alexander Urrang Hauge – Moderator

Creative Industries

Publisher and journalist. Former Editor at TV Haugaland.

Tore H. Staalesen

Tore H. Staalesen


CEO SubseaPartner. Former positions in Stolt Offshore, Acergy, J. P. Kenny, Subsea7 and DOF Subsea. Engineer Civil Construction & Environmental Technology University of Stavanger.

Geir Åge Nesse

Geir Åge Nesse


Project Manager DeepOcean. Former Chairman of the Board at Norwegian Petroleum Society, local branch. Bachelor Mechanical Engineering Høgskolen Stord/Haugesund.

Trond Hofseth

Trond Hofseth


Project Manager at TechnipFMC. Former COO at Inwind and Managing Director at PetroMarker. 30 years of experience with subsea operations.


Antoine Marret

Lead Subsea Pipeline Active Heating chez TechnipFMC. Former positions in Technip and R&D / Front-End Project lead at Forsys Subsea. MSc. Offshore Technologies Cranfield University. Engineer`s degree, Mechanical Engineering, Université de Technologie de Compiégne.


Matthew Kowalczyk

Ocean Floor Geophysics

CEO Ocean Floor Geophysics. OFG integrates and operates geophysical systems on ROV, AUV and towed array platforms to provide cost effective data acquisition. Former Sales and Project Manager Americas. B.A. Sc. Mechanical Engineering University of British Columbia.


Leiv Erling Grytten

FORCE Technology Norway

Sales Manager at FORCE Technology Norway. Former Product Manager Cameron and Mechanical Responsible National Oilwell Varco. Master of Science Geology/Petroleum NTNU.


Torger Rød


Senior Vice President, Head of Onshore, Cessation and Pipeline Projects at Statoil. Former positions in Statoil. Project Director Shtokman Offshore Project July 2011 – December 2012. Master of Science NTNU.


Morten Urrang

BRI NorHull

Managing Director BRI NorHull. BRI NorHull was established as a new segment of BRI Industrier AS in early 2014. Former Project Engineer at Reach Subsea and DeepOcean. Bachelor Nautical Science Stord/Haugesund College University.


Joakim Holmlund


Offshore Manager/ Project Manager MMT. Doctor of Physics Chalmers University of Technology.


Marianne Brynhi Asla


Lead Engineer at Statoil and Leader Pipeline Tie-in & Repair. Master of Science Mechanical Engineering NTNU.

Jan Vegard Hestnes

Jan Vegard Hestnes

IKM Subsea

Operation Director IKM Subsea. Former Principal Subsea Installation Engineer and Senior Subsea Installation Engineer at Norske Shell. Master of Science Mechanical Engineering NTNU.

Camilla Leon

Camilla Leon

VP Technology & Digitalization Projects hos Aker BP ASA. Former Project Manager – Technology and Risk Manager, Authority and HSE Manager Projects. Before this HESQ Lead Alvheim Subsea Projects / Det norske oljeselskap. Master Business Administration University of Stavanger and Master Sc. NTNU.


Arild Ariansen


Managing Director at Scanmudring. Former Operations Director X-Subsea and Operation Manager Reef Susea Dredging & Excavation. B.Sc. from University of Agder and Executive Education from BI.