Kjell-Børge Freiberg

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.

Stian Bentsen

Naxys - Baker Hughes a GE Company

Definitions, Measurement & Sensors, Naxys -BHGE. Master Geophysics (Institut Francais du Petrole), Master Electronics and Acoustics (NTNU)

Andries Ferla


Group Technology Manager at DeepOcean. Master Civil Engineering – Geotechnics and mining from KU Leuven.

Elin Kristin Dale-Carr



Leading Advisor Value chains and Leak detection at Equinor. Master Process Safety Technology from University of Bergen.

Arvid Nesse

Norwegian Offshore Wind Cluster


Cluster Manager Norwegian Offshore Wind Cluster. General Manager at Marine Energy Test Centre.

Christian Knutsen



CTO at IK-Norway. Master Degree Structural Engineering from NTNU.

Helge Sverre Eide

Blue Logic


Business Manager Blue Logic. Partner and Managing director Dataplan Prosjekt 2007-2010. Also experience from Ifokus Engineering and others. University of Oregon, USA 1990 – 1993.

Frank Ludvigsen


Business Development Manager Scanmudring. Master Political Science from University of Oslo.

Kjetil T. Sirevåg

Control Cutter


Operations Manager Control Cutter. 6 years with Resq Group and also experience from Halliburton and Weatherford. Bachelor Petroleum Technology from University of Stavanger.

Marthe Olufsen Vika

A. Olufsen Ship & Offshore


Market Coordinator at A. Olufsen Ship & Offshore. Experience from staffing offshore.

Kenneth R. Johansen

R. G. Hagland


Manager Offshore Department at R. G. Hagland. Master Business & Economics from BI.

Andres Olivares

Western Norway University of Applied Sciences


Associate Professor at Western Norway University of Applied Sciences. Phd. Energy Physics, Material Technology / Mathematical Modelling / Solar Energy from University of Oslo.

Mike Carpenter



Carbon Storage Advisor at Gassnova. Experience from DNV GL and CGG Veritas. MPhil Geophysics from University of Cambridge.

Ljiljana Djapic Oosterkamp



Specialist Operations and Maintenance at Equinor and Adjunct Professor at University of Stavanger. Worked at R&D center of Hydro Aluminium at Karmøy before joing Equinor (Statoil). Phd. Mechanical Engineering Imperial College in London.

Ole Morten Skogland



Chief Commercial Officer at Subseapartner. Experience from Otech Marine Services, Technip and Safe Diving Solutions.

Frode Instanes



Principal Engineer Pipeline Tie-in and repair at Equinor.  Process engineer 2006 – 2012 at Statoil Kårstø. Master of Science (NTNU) – Energy and process technology.

Torbjørn Hegdal

NOV Completion & Production Solutions


Business Development Manager, NOV Completion & Production Solutions. 29 years in the oil and gas industry, primarily with Shell International, Enterprise Oil and other companies, various Asset and Business Unit management positions. Holds a Master in Petroleum Engineering from University of Technology in Norway, and an MBA from Norwegian Business School.

David Rodrigues de Miranda



Asset Manager – Pipelines at Gassco. Oil & Gas operations and pipeline professional, with experience in technology development, onshore and offshore project & construction management, Asset Integrity Management, Preoperations activities, Transfer of Operatorship processes, Petroleum Safety Authority relations, lifetime extension management, Emergency Response & Repair, HSEQ management. Holds a MEng. in Maritime Civil engineering from University of Liverpool.