Bjørn Thore Ribesen new SVP Drilling & Wells

Bjørn Thore Ribesen Aker Energy

(October 4th, 2018) Aker Energy announces Bjørn Thore Ribesen will take on the role as head of Drilling & Wells. Mr. Ribesen comes from the position as Offshore Installation Manager at Ivar Aasen.

Bjørn Thore Ribesen comes from the position as Offshore Installation Manager on Aker BP’s Ivar Aasen field outside the coast of Norway. He has been with Aker BP since 2007. Mr. Ribesen held several positions in the drilling department, including Drilling and Wells Manager for exploration drilling and Ivar Aasen. He will join Aker Energy from October 1st 2018.

I´m pleased to announce Bjørn Thore Ribesen as SVP Drilling & Wells. Bjørn Thore brings significant drilling and well experience from the Ivar Aasen field. I look forward to work with him and the rest of his team to continue the preparations for our Pecan development, drawing on his extensive track-record

Jan Arve Haugan, CEO of Aker Energy

Mr. Ribesen holds an Engineering degree in Offshore Technology from University of Newcastle upon Tyne and an MBA from Norwegian School of Economics. Before he joined Aker BP he was in Schlumberger (1996-2007), where he held a variety of positions.

Jeremy Hill resumes his position as Well Development Manager for Aker Energy. CEO Jan Arve Haugan thanks him for his interim service as SVP Drilling and Wells during the transition.