People

People

The IO Center engages about 70 researchers and PhD candidates from NTNU, SINTEF, IFE and collaborating international universities.

Technical and managerial personnel from the 13 industry partner contribute to the governance of the center and to the execution of the case/pilot projects. Several of these may be found as contact persons below. 

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People
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Alexander Busch -

PhD student at NTNUs Department of Energy and Process Engineering working on 3D wellbore cuttings transport modeling in the AdWell project (http://www.ad-well.no). www.ntnu.edu/employees/alexander.busch

  • Content type: User
  • Phonenumber: 40672822
  • Email: alexander.busch@ntnu.no
  • Company: Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)
  • Office address:
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Asbjørn Egir -

Asbjørn Egir combines strong organizational knowledge with technical insight to help clients work smarter together. He is a consultant, researcher and speaker on business process management, change management, Concurrent Design and Integrated Operations. He is currently working as a senior business consultant in Kongsberg Oil & Gas Technologies, focusing on Integrated Operations and Operational Excellence for major oil & gas operators and suppliers. His previous projects include areas such as business process management, organizational analysis, organizational implementation and change management. He has worked with major clients such as Talisman, ConocoPhillips, Statoil, Aker and Aibel. He is known to have particularly strong skills in communicating with stakeholders as well as subject matter experts and management. Asbjørn is also a researcher on the topics of Change Management, Concurrent Design and Integrated Operations and has presented topics and articles at international conferences in both the US and Europe. Specialties: Business Process Management Change Management Development of work groups and teams Implement smarter ways of working Integrated Operations Concurrent Design

  • Content type: User
  • Phonenumber: 92628858
  • Email: asbjorn.egir@kongsberg.com
  • Company: Kongsberg Oil & Gas Technologies
  • Office address:
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Bjarne Foss - Area manager - Reservoir management and production optimization

Home page http://www.itk.ntnu.no/ansatte/Foss_Bjarne/

  • Content type: User
  • Phonenumber: 92422004
  • Email: Bjarne.Foss@ntnu.no
  • Company: NTNU
  • Office address:
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Bjarne Grimstad - PhD student

PhD student in IO4 working on the topic: production optimization of simulated flow networks. Main collaboration partner is BP.

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  • Email: bjarne.grimstad@itk.ntnu.no
  • Company: NTNU
  • Office address:
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Bjørn-Ovin Wivestad - IT Project Manager

Business Lead for Supply Chain Management System implementation for RasGas Company Ltd in Qatar implementing a fully integrated IPL environment for Operations with the objective of optimizing the sales- and logistics process in order to maximize utlization of assets and sales. Business Lead for AkerBP Ivar Aasen putting in place a solid Information Architecture for digitalized data management. The IA is now being implemented accross AkerBP.

  • Content type: User
  • Phonenumber: +47 91858382
  • Email: bjorn-ovin.wivestad@akerbp.com
  • Company: AkerBP
  • Office address: Fønix, Torget, Trondheim
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Bjørnar Langeland - -

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  • Content type: User
  • Phonenumber: 92248692
  • Email: bjoernar.langeland@no.bp.com
  • Company: BP Norge
  • Office address:
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Brage Rugstad Knudsen - PhD student

Engineering Cybernetics/ Production optimization

  • Content type: User
  • Phonenumber: 4773590967
  • Email: brage.knudsen@itk.ntnu.no
  • Company: Norwegian University of Technology and Science
  • Office address: O.S Bragstads plass 2D
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Bruno Ferreira - Partner

Special Operations Coordinator - I work in turn around campaigns for PETROBRAS/E&P-SSE/UO-ES and critical intervention (high loss, cost or safety risk).

  • Content type: User
  • Phonenumber: +55 27 99687-2680
  • Email: bferreira@petrobras.com.br
  • Company: Petrobras
  • Office address: Av. N. Sra. da Penha, 1688, bloco 4, 4º Andar. CEP: 29057-550
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Claire Taylor - IO1 Leadership

Human Factors and Human Reliability research scientist with a background in accident investigation methods analysis, root cause analysis, human reliability and systems analysis. Key skills include event analysis to establish root causes and developing practical solutions to enhance safety in high hazard industries such as nuclear, oil & gas, marine and rail.

  • Content type: User
  • Phonenumber: +4745253183
  • Email: claire.taylor@hrp.no
  • Company: Institute for Energy Technology
  • Office address: Institutt for energiteknikk, Postboks Box 173, 1751 Halden, NORWAY
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Daniel Soares Gerscovich - Partner

Supporting the implemantation of Petrobras' GIOp program (Integrated Operations Management) in UO-BC (Campos Basin Operation Unit). Strategic development of tools and collaborative environments necessary to hold integrated operations. Change management coordination, anticipating analysis of the variables presented to mitigate mistakes, conflicts and reduce the impacts of human resources, enabling an effective integration between the company´s work force.

  • Content type: User
  • Phonenumber: +5521982658768
  • Email: danielsg@petrobras.com.br
  • Company: Petrobras
  • Office address: Av Elias Agostinho s/n, Macaé, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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Dr Andrew R. Conn - Researcher

Mathematician

  • Content type: User
  • Phonenumber: 914 945 1589
  • Email: arconn@us.ibm.com
  • Company: IBM
  • Office address: T. J Watson Research Center
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Dr Robin Pitblado - Member

Carrying out research on dynamic barrier management

  • Content type: User
  • Phonenumber: +1-832-331-9319
  • Email: robin.pitblado@dnvgl.com
  • Company: DNV GL
  • Office address: 1400 Ravello Dr, Katy TX 77449, USA
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Eirik Albrechtsen - Project member IO3

Associate professor in safety management at NTNU. Have been working with IO and safety since phase 1 of the IO Centre. Was project manager at subproject 4.3 IOSafe in phase 1 of the IO center and of IO3 Proactive management of safety till January 2013.

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  • Email: albrecht@iot.ntnu.no
  • Company: NTNU
  • Office address:
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Erik Schiager - Industry Partner

30 years in E&P industry

  • Content type: User
  • Phonenumber: 95116864
  • Email: erik.schiager@gdfsuezep.no
  • Company: GDF SUEZ E&P Norge AS
  • Office address: Vestre Svanholmen 6, Sandnes
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Erik Østby - Board member

Vice President. 35 years of experuinec in the oil and gas industry within risk and reliability, maintenance and technical integrity management, and business improvement.

  • Content type: User
  • Phonenumber: +4790674106
  • Email: erik.ostby@dnvgl.com
  • Company: DNV GL
  • Office address: Veritasveien 1, 1363 Høvik
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Even Ambros Holte - Research Scientist

Even Ambros Holte is working as a Research Scientist for the Norwegian Marine Technology Research Institute – MARINTEK. Holding a Masters degree in Logistics Management from the University of Sydney (Institute of Transport Studies), he has for the past7 years been performing research, development and research-based advisory services within the maritime sector. With a particular interest for developing sustainable transport solutions and innovative practices for the maritime industry, he has during the passed three years also been heavily involved in the area of integrated planning and logistics targeting the oil & gas industry. Living in Trondheim, Norway, Even has considerable experience as a project manager and has co-authored several conference papers.

  • Content type: User
  • Phonenumber: +4795036264
  • Email: even.holte@marintek.sintef.no
  • Company: MARINTEK
  • Office address: P.O. Box4125 Valentinlyst, NO-7450 Trondheim, Norway
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Frans van den Berg - IO Conference Advisory Board / Shell technical focal point.

30 years Shell. Petroleum Engineer, with 10 years in Thailand and Malaysia. Now in Technology, as part of the global Smart Fields team. Focusing on global implementation of Collaborative Work Environments in over 50 of the major Shell assets.

  • Content type: User
  • Phonenumber: +31653358453
  • Email: frans.vandenberg@shell.com
  • Company: Shell
  • Office address: Kesslerpark 1, 2288 GS, Rijswijk, The Netherlands
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Håkon Sivertsen -

Field Development

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  • Email: Hakon.sivertsen@fmcti.com
  • Company: FMC Technologies
  • Office address:
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Ian Harris -

Facilities Engineer III

  • Content type: User
  • Phonenumber: 661-665-5582
  • Email: ijharris@aeraenergy.com
  • Company: Aera Energy
  • Office address: 10000 Ming Ave. Bakersfield, CA 93311
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Jean-Luc Montesano - IO Board Representative

SKF is a global engineering company serving more than 40 different industries since 1907. It provides these industries with bearing, seal, lubrication, mechatronic and reliability products, services and solutions. To the specific fields of traditional energy and Oil & Gas, SKF aims at providing its Clients with high quality, high performance and high reliability products, technologies, expertise and solutions to meet the harshest environments and achieve both the best operational reliability and total cost of ownership efficiency

  • Content type: User
  • Phonenumber: +39 011 9852 215
  • Email: Jean-Luc.Montesano@skf.com
  • Company: SKF Industrie SpA Energy Segment
  • Office address: Via Pinerolo 54 10060 - AIRASCA (TO) ITALY
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Jon Lippe - Operational Manager of the IO Center

M.Sc. in Applied Physics, continued education at MIT Sloan School in Change management. Worked in research for the O&G and process industry for 18 years on operation and maintenance technology (NTNU, SINTEF, MARINTEK). Statoil, 10 years; coordination technology, integrated work processes and ICT in exploration and production. NTNU 10 years; innovation, cross discipline cooperation, initiation of new R&D programs. Operational manager of the IO Center since 2006.

  • Content type: User
  • Phonenumber: +47 73 91 89 70 33
  • Email: jon.lippe@ntnu.no
  • Company: NTNU
  • Office address: S. P. Andersens vei 15 A, 7491 Trondheim, Norway
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Jon Stærkebye - Member

Board member

  • Content type: User
  • Phonenumber: +4790061061
  • Email: jon.starkebye@visavi.com
  • Company: Visavi
  • Office address:
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Kay Endre Fjørtoft - IO2 and Integrated Planning and Logistics researcher

Mr. Kay Fjørtoft has been a Senior Research Scientist at MARINTEK since 1995, and is currently Research Manager at the department of Maritime Transport Systems, where he is part of a RTD team of about 15 researchers specialized in logistics, maritime communications and integrated operations. He has been leading and participating in numerous RTD projects, mainly covering software architecture and developments, freight transport, safety management, port community systems, and communications within shipping and the oil & gas business sectors. Previously he has a.o. been working as a sailor within the fishery and the transport freight sector, where he also was co-owner of a deep sea trawler. Kay has published several papers and articles mainly focusing maritime communications, software architecture and logistics challenges, and he is currently also heading the recently established Maritime Communication Center, a program established by the SINTEF Group, NTNU and the University of Oslo (UiO).

  • Content type: User
  • Phonenumber: +47 90057068
  • Email: Kay.Fjortoft@marintek.sintef.no
  • Company: MARINTEK (Part of the SINTEF group)
  • Office address: Otto Nielsensvei 10, 7052 Trondheim, Norway
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Kine Reegård -

Project team member in IO 1, working on collaboration and capability development.

  • Content type: User
  • Phonenumber: +4746504113
  • Email: Kine.Reegard@hrp.no
  • Company: Institute for Energy Technology
  • Office address:
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Knut Steinar Bjørkevoll - Responsible for work package 5 under IO3

Holds a PhD in theoretical physics from 1992. Worked on development and use of advanced mathematical models in drilling operations. The models are now used both offline and online with link to data from drilling systems in real time. Experience includes development and use of models for automatic managed pressure drilling, training simulator for drilling, and decision support systems. Also offshore experience gained when giving support during drilling of nine managed pressure drilling sections.

  • Content type: User
  • Phonenumber: +47 928 96 158
  • Email: KnutSteinar.Bjorkevoll@sintef.no
  • Company: SINTEF Petroleum Research
  • Office address: Thormøhlens gate 53 C, NO-5006 Bergen, Norway

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