Founded in 2000 by Harald Strand, and supported by Equinor (formerly Statoil), Neodrill’s focus is to create cost efficient solutions for exploration and production wells by developing pre-rig well construction.
The company is owned by Equinor, Petropartner, and the employees, and focuses purely on providing CAN® technology and subsea template solutions to the subsea oil and gas industry.
Neodrill's products are backed by highly qualified engineers with extensive experience in field operations. Their background helps make our products reliable and ensures seamless integration with your workflow, providing you with the highest possible return.
The Neodrill team
Chief Executive Officer
Jostein holds an MSc degree in Mechanical Engineering and a Doctorate Degree in Petroleum Engineering.
He has spent more than 30 years in the oil industry, holding various positions from Project Engineer to CEO.
Harald Strand holds an MSC degree in Petroleum Engineering, He has spent more than 40 years in the oil industry and served as SPE Europe ‘’Distinguished Lecturer”.
In the last 20 years, his main professional interest has been Top-hole Well Design. He established Neodrill AS in 2000, to provided innovative top-hole engineering, design, construction and pre-installation of well foundations and conductors.
Chief Operating Officer
Wolfgang holds an MSc and PhD in Drilling Engineering. He has spent more than 20 years in different engineering positions.
He has 14 years international experience, holding several leading positions related to development, testing and the implementation of products relating to drilling engineering.
Chief Financial Officer & HR Manager
Eirik holds a BE degree in Business Administration and has spent more than 30 years working in the oil industry.
He has worked most of his career within business development and management in oil service related companies.
Trine Lise Bjørvik
Business Development Manager
Trine holds a BSc in Chemistry, a BSc in Petroleum Engineering and an Executive MBA from NHH.
She has spent more than 25 years in the oil industry, holding a variety of positions including, Offshore Installation Manager, Operations Manager, VP HSE, Asset Manager, and VP HSEQ.
Business Development Manager, UK
Martin holds an M.Sc. in Offshore Engineering, P.G. Diploma in Offshore Engineering and a B.Sc. in Mathematics and Chemistry.
He has over 30 year experience in the oil and gas industry having held engineering and managerial roles with operating companies. He also has a variety of experience with service providers, with skills covering many disciplines from well delivery to drilling waste processing and completions.
Business Development Manager US & Mexico
Tony has over 40 years of experience in the oil and gas sector.
Beginning his career with Shell in the UK. Tony has worked with Schlumberger as Vice President of Sales for the Completions Segment. Throughout his career he has overseen the successful launch of several new product development technologies for both Smith International and Schlumberger.
Project Manager &
Jone holds a BSc in Marine Technology and has worked in the oil industry for more than 10 years.
His experience includes topside modifications, marine operations, and offshore constructions.
Rolf holds an MSc in Marine Technology and has a broad experience from SURF projects.
His key qualifications and experience includes, marine operations, project engineering
supply chain management and installation analysis.
Ole Kristian Holen
Senior Structural Engineer
Ole Kristian holds an MSc in Mechanical and Offshore Engineering.
His key qualifications include structural engineering, project management, technical and fabrication manager.
Senior Project Engineer
Rasmus holds a BSc in Mechanical Engineering and an MSc in Offshore Technology from the University of Stavanger.
He has nearly 10 years of experience in the oil and gas sector with ROV technology.
Laura has over 15 years experience in Marketing, Branding & Communication in the industry.
Having held positions such as VP Marketing, Branding & Communications and Marketing Manger for international oilfield service companies, Laura bring a broad range of experience.
Claire's background is in PR and Corporate Communications, having worked at several leading PR agencies across a range of industries.
Claire is experienced in strategic corporate communications, 24/7 crisis and issue management and thought leadership communication,