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NOV 17-18 2021 // NCS-STRATEGY.NO

NOV 17-18 2021 // NCS-STRATEGY.NO




Oil companies exploration plans and strategies for 2022.

Exploration activity and spending are forecast to rebound sharply after the 2020 drop. Who will be the winners, and who will replicate ConocoPhillips’ outstanding performance?

For whom?

Authorities, oil companies, service companies and consulting companies. Financial advisors, explorationists, business developers and energy experts.


To provide a broader insight into short- and long-term exploration on the NCS and how companies build their portfolios in order to maximize reserves and position their companies to respond to the fluctuating oil price and outside pressure.

Organized by

'No regrets' - Near Field Exploration

'Bold Moves' - The Frontier: Can it Deliver?

Replacing Reserves  - Exploration is High Priority


Please contact Ingvild Ryggen Carstens, events@geonova.no, for information about pricing for start-ups, students, and out-of-work professionals.

Terms & Conditions:

Geonova AS reserve the right to alter the program. Substitutions to your registration may be made at any time by contacting the organizers in writing on events@geonova.no.

Cancellations received before November 3rd are subject to a 10% administration fee. 
We regret that no refunds can be made after the cancellation deadline. Any cancellations received after the deadline will be liable for the full registration fee.

Preliminary Program

NB! The order or the sessions/presentations in the program are subject to change.

Confirmed Speakers

Believing in the NCS

Eirik Wærness, Chief Economist

M Vest Energy
Jonny Hesthammer, CEO

Lundin Energy Norway
Kristin Færøvik, CEO

Rystad Energy
Jarand Rystad, CEO

Panel Debate

Norwegian Companies

Aker BP



International Players

AS Norske Shell
Claire Richardson, Technical Manager

Jez Averty, Senior Vice President Subsurface

François Courteix, Exploration Advisor

Vår Energi
Denis Palermo, VP Exploration

Evening Event

Confirmed Speakers

Exploration Performance & Value Creation

Anders Wittemann, Analyst



Panel Debate

Operators & License Holders

Petrolia NOCO
Linn Kathrine Høie, Managing Director

Andrew McCann,VP Subsurface

DNO Norge
Elisabeth Femsteinevik, Exploration Manager Norway

Geir Lunde, CEO

Lime Petroleum
Lars Hübert, CEO & Exploration Manager

PGNiG Upstream Norway
Chris Dart, Exploration Manager

Broadening the Energy Perspective

Horisont Energi
Morten Sola, Exploration Manager

Sval Energi
Ida Veland, COO

Deep Sea Minerals

European Companies

PGNiG Upstream Norway
Chris Dart, Exploration Manager

OMV (Norge)
Francis Chevalier, Head of Exploration

Wintershall Dea
Roy Davies, VP Exploration

Neptune Energy
Steinar Meland, Exploration & Development Director

Program Committee

Arild Dybvik, Commercial and Business Development Director at Lundin Norway

Arild Dybvig

Commercial & Business Development Director, Lundin Energy Norway

Camilla Aamodt, Equinor

Business Development Manager Subsurface, Exploration and Production Norway
Olav Blaich, VP Exploration Geology & Basin Integration at Aker BP

Olav Antonio Blaich

VP Exploration & Reservoir Development, Aker BP
Lars Hübert, CEO & Exploration Manager at Lime Petroleum

Lars Hübert

Exploration Manager & CEO, Lime Petroleum


Denis Palermo, VP Exploration at Vår Energi

Denis Palermo

VP Exploration, Vår Energi

Geir Lunde

CEO, Concedo
Chris Dart, Exploration Manager at PGNiG

Chris Dart

Exploration Manager, PGNiG Upstream Norway

Andrew McCann

VP Subsurface, OKEA
Lars Hübert, CEO & Exploration Manager at Lime Petroleum

Lars Hübert

CEO & Exploration Manager, Lime Petroleum

Jez Averty

Senior VP Subsurface, Equinor

Elisabeth Femsteinevik

Exploration Manager, DNO Norge

Claire Richardson

Technical Manager, A/S Norske Shell

François Courteix

Exploration Advisor, TotalEnergies

Anders Wittemann

Analyst, WEPC

Eirik Wærnes

Chief Economist, Equinor

Jarand Rystad

CEO, Rystad Energy

Jonny Hesthammer

CEO, M Vest Energy

Linn Kathrine Høie

Managing Director, Petrolia Noco

Kristin Færøvik

CEO, Lundin Energy Norway

Morten Sola

Head of G&G, Horiston Energi

Roy Davies

VP Exploration, Wintershall Dea

Francis Chevalier

Head of Exploration, OMV (Norge)

Steinar Meland

Exploration & Development Director, Neptune Energy

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