Roar Tessem has more than 35 years’ experience within the E&P industry, having held positions with Elf, Shell, DNO, Deminex, PGS and Det norske oljeselskap. In 2008 Roar founded Spring Energy backed by private equity firm HitecVision. The Company took part in several major discoveries on the Norwegian Continental Shelf and was subsequently acquired by Tullow in 2012. Roar was CEO of Tullow Norway until end of 2014. From 2015 to the end of 2016 Roar was CEO of both Pure E&P and Point Resources in the restructuring process of the HitecVision owned companies Rocksource, Core and Spike.
MD of MOL Norge from 2015. Former General Manager in Ithaca Petroleum Norge, Senior Vice President Business Development in Det norske oljeselskap. Extensive experience from over 25 years in oil and gas management positions covering commercial, strategic and business development roles. Instrumental in the foundation of Aker Energy in 2002 and Aker Exploration in 2006.
BJØRN OLAV SOLLI
Almost 20 years international experience in senior E&P/managerial position on the NCS. Documented results from controlling, accounting, E&P corporate analysis, planning and financing. Strong competence within E&P Operations and procurement. Fully updated on regulatory compliance and government reporting. Previously Finance Manager in RN (Rosneft) Nordic Oil, Project Controlling for Head Energy and various positions within DEA Norge AS including 3 years at the Head Office in Hamburg.
BJØRN B. MARTINSEN
Current position as Exploration Director and in several oil companies on the NCS where recent key responsibilities included management of all exploration activities with an annual USD 250m budget (10-12 wells). Involved in the discovery of Johan Sverdrup and other fields resulting in the generation of net recourses to current owners of >400 Mboe. Extensive experience on the NCS through a number of exploration projects in several technical positions from 1985. International G&G experience.