Einar Sverdrup

Exploration Advisor at MOL Norge

Einar works as an Exploration Advisor in MOL Norge. He holds a Dr. Philos. from the University of Oslo in structural geology and sedimentology. Previous work experience since 1990 comprises Saga Petroleum, NGI, Roxar, Dana Petroleum and Bayerngas. Einar is a returning program committee member for NCS Exploration.

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Jon Halvard Pedersen

Petroleum System Analyst at Lundin Norway

Jon Halvard har extensive petroleum exploration experience from the Norwegian offshore continental shelf, North Africa and the Austral-Asian region. He has experience from working with license rounds, farm-in evaluations, data room and play & prospect evaluations. Member of exploration licence committees.

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Richard Olstad

Chief geologist at Pandion Energy

Dr Richard Olstad has a Dr.Scient from the University of Oslo, in Petroleum Geology, he is currently Chief Geologist at Pandion Energy AS. His main expertise is within reservoir prediction, organic geochemistry and petroleum system analysis. Having spent more than 20 years in the E&P industry with both large energy companies (Exxon and Chevron), as…

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Nils Telnæs

VP Access New Basins, Exploration North at Equinox

            Nils Telnæs Foto: Ole Jørgen Bratland © Statoil ASA

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Torodd Nordlie

Lead Geologist in Aker BP

Torodd is 51 years old and works as Lead Geologist in exploration at Aker BP in Fornebu. He has previous work experience working as a geologist in exploration teams from DEA, Statoil, Norsk Hydro and Saga Petroleum.D During his career he has spent most years working on the Norwegian Continental Shelf. Torodd is a returning…

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Anette Broch Mathiesen Tvedt

Senior Explorationist at Petrolia NOCO Read More

Idar Horstad


Idar Horstad holds a Ph.D in Geology for the University of Oslo and has worked more than 25 years in the oil industry. After 10 years in the Exploration Department in Saga Petroleum he has worked 18 years in the seismic industry for Fugro, CGG and Magseis.

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Paul Herrington

Exploration Portfolio Manager at OGA Read More

Vigdis Wiik Jacobsen

Senior Consultant at Enfram

Vigdis is a geologist from the Universtiy of Oslo and she has a long exeperience from all parts of the Norwegian Shelf. She has worked for NPD, Statoil, Gaz de France and North Energy as a geoloigist mainly within in sedimentology, and later as a manager within technology, exploration and business development. Vigdis has led…

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