Knut is an independent technology and business development consultant located in Stavanger. He is a former Senior Vice President and head of Exploration and Production of Phillips Petroleum.
Previously he has held positions with the Geological Survey of Norway, the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate and Statoil, and he has been adjunct professor of geophysics at the University of Bergen. He has also been Chairman of the board of the Norwegian Oil Industry Association, Christian Michelsen Research and Hitec ASA and President of the Norwegian Petroleum Society and the Norwegian Geological Council.
He is presently Chairman of the Industrial Council of the Norwegian Academy of Technological Sciences, Chairman of the board of IOR-Chemco AS, the Envision-companies, and board member of Badger AS and the Physics of Geological Processes-Center of Excellence at the University of Oslo. Åm has a degree in geological and geophysical engineering from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology in Trondheim.
Øyvind presently works as an independent consultant in IT and telecommunications technology. He has more than 20 years of experience from Phillips Petroleum Co. Norway from various positions related to IT and telecommunications. His last five years with Phillips Petroleum Co. Norway he served as Research Director covering petroleum technologies in general. He has served as member of the Board of Stavanger University College, and Stavanger Chapter of both NPF (Norwegian Petroleum Association) and NIF (Norwegian Society of Chartered Technical and Scientific Professionals).
Employment history includes Royal Norwegian Air Force, IBM in the US, and Norwegian Telecommunications Adm. Research Division. He has an M.Sc in Electrical Engineering from the University of Colorado.
Consultant (Oslo) and Partner
Pål has more than 20 years’ experience in the E&P industry, mainly working with G&G application maintenance and support, data and information managemen, and exploration for oil and gas. Previous employers are Saga Petroleum, Norsk Hydro and Hydro IS-Partner.
Chief Developer and Managing Partner
Per has more than 25 years experience in the oil and gas industry related to maintenance and software development for seismic data processing, data management, databases and pre-post stack data. He has previously worked for Institute of Marine Research, Geco-Prakla, PetroData and Kidra.
Chief Geologist and Partner
Trond has more than 25 years experience in the oil and gas industry with a strong focus on geological modelling, well planning and cross discipline visualisation and workflow optimization for these activities. He has previously been employed by Texaco, Elf, Statoil and Kidra.