Chemicals & Petroleum Team
We understand, develop and adapt to your business
The petroleum industry face the same challenges on how to increase productivity and recovery rate for each oilfield, at lower costs and reduced risks, and to do so in harmony with a sustainable future. The C&P Team at the CoE in Stavanger can help them deal with these challenges.
We have an extensive Chemicals & Petroleum practise with deep knowledge about the industry.
WW Upstream Business Executive
Ole Evensen has 25 years' experience from Oil & Gas companies - upstream. He has worked as Strategy and Change adviser to E&P companies in Europe, Middle East and Africa - and planned, managed and led transformation programs to improve core E&P business processes.
Ole has significant experience from identifying opportunities for, and implementing, administrative, technical and enabling technology to support business processes and corporate strategy.
His academic background is a Bachelor degree from the University of Stavanger, an MBA from Henley Management College (UK) and AMP (Advanced Management program) from Harvard Business School. He is a regular speaker at industry events and a writer in industry journals and on IBM’s Insight on Business blog.
Business Development Executive And Industry Architect WW Chemicals & Petroleum
Øystein holds an electronics engineer degree from UiS – Stavanger and he also has an MBA from Henley Management College, UK. He has a global BDE role – focusing on identifying technology solutions that can support and improve existing business processes (E&P, O&M, HSSE, IO and more) as well as creating ground for new processes herein. Øystein has 25 years of upstream experience. During the last years he has coordinated / managed several R&D Joint Industry Projects (JIP) in the area of Integrated Operations together with both operators and service companies. Other work duties include developing & building architecture blueprints & frameworks, participating at standardization work, facilitating internal enablement, business development and partner relations. Also working with regulatory & standardization bodies like EPIM, PCA, NO&G. Prior to joining IBM he worked in the seismic industry.
Leif Aarthun Ims
Associate Partner Global Business Services
Leif has 25 years of experience from IT, telecommunications and the oil and gas industry. During the last 20 years he has primarily worked with industry and technology changes impacting business models, work processes and organizational structures. His work within these industries includes evaluation of market potential, technology solutions and investment opportunities of new concepts and products, application of new technologies and corresponding new process designs. Leif has worked with operators on the NCS, both as an employee and through consulting engagements, focused on the areas of integrated operations and change requirements, analytics and cognitive computing. His work experience includes managing large-scale projects with project team members in different countries. His most recent work is within the area of core E&P decision support. He holds a Bachelor of Engineering Degree from Heriot Watt University in Scotland.