About us

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.

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

Jostein Aleksandersen

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


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 innovate top-hole engineering, design, construction and pre-installation of well foundations and conductors.

Wolfgang Mathis

Chief Operating Officer

Wolfgang holds an MSc and PhD in Drilling Engineering. He has spent more than 20 years in different engineering positions, holding several leading positions in development, testing and the implementation of products relating to drilling engineering. Mr. Mathis is author of 20+ peer-reviewed publications and holds 9 international patents.

Eirik Maaland

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.

Martin Doig

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.

Geoff Proud

Business Development Manager CAN-integrator, UK

Geoff has over 30 years of experience in the oil and gas sector.

Geoff has in depth knowledge of subsea production systems and associated facilities from conceptual design through to construction, installation, commissioning and production operations

Tim Dallas

Business Development Manager, APAC

Tim has almost 30 years experience in the oil and gas sector, with 17 years focused on the Australian and wider APAC region

Jone Alsvik

Project Manager &

QHSE 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.

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.

Rasmus Stølsmark

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 Lewis

Marketing Manager

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 Gannon

Communication Specialist

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, 

Neodrill AS

+47 51 94 59 00

Kanalsletta 4
4033 Stavanger

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