The company is owned by Equinor (former Statoil), Petropartner, and the employees, and focuses purely on providing CAN® technology 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

Jostein Aleksandersen

Chief Executive Officer


Jostein holds an MSc degree in in Mechanical Engineering and a Doctorate Degree in Petroleum Engineering. He has spent more than 30 years in the oil business, and held positions as Project Engineer to CEO.

Harald Strand

Chief Technology Officer


Harald Strand holds aa MSC degree in Petroleum Engineering and has spent more than 40 years in the oil business, and held positions as Drilling Engineer to Drilling Manager. Harald have served as SPE Europe ‘’Distinguished Lecturer”.
During the last 20 years, his main professional interest has been related to Top-hole Well Design, which is the key to lower drilling cost and increased well safety. For this reason he established NeoDrill AS in 2000, which since its creation has provided innovative top-hole engineering, design, construction and pre-installation of well foundations and conductors.

Wolfgang Mathis

Chief Operating Officer


Wolfgang holds a MSc and PhD in Drilling Engineering. He has spent more than 20 years in different engineering positions. He has 14 years of international work experience and has held several leading positions related to development, testing and implementation of products relating to drilling engineering.

Eirik Maaland

Chief Financial Officer


Eirik holds a BE degree in Business Administration and has spent more than 30 years working in the oil business.
He has worked most of his career within business development and management in oil service related companies.

Trine Lise Bjørvik

Business Devleopment Manager


Trine holds a BSc in Chemistry, a BSc in Petroleum Engineering and an Executive MBA from NHH, and has spent more than 25 years in oil business. Trine has held positions as Offshore Installation Manager, Operations Manager, VP HSE, Asset Manager, and VP HSEQ.

Jone Alsvik

Project Manager


Jone holds a BSc in Marine Technology and has worked in the oil business for more than 10 years. His experience include topside modifications, marine operations, and offshore constructions.

Lene Vesterholm

Senior Drilling Engineer


Lene holds an MSc in Petroleum Engineering and has 23 years of experience with service companies and major Oil & Gas Operators within full life cycle of drilling & well operations. She started her career in Denmark on jack-ups in rotation drilling engineer/ drilling supervisor. Moved to Norway in 2005 for an onshore position utilizing her hands-on experience combined with theoretical background. Progressed into subsea and have worked as lead drilling engineer for exploration wells and developments from concept to final well reporting.

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.