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03. to 04. Feb 2015

Risk Management 2015

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Welcome to the 1st Risk Management conference!

NPF is pleased to welcome You to the 1st Risk Management Conference, where we aim to share knowledge about and experience with risk management across companies and industries.

The Risk Management Conference provides a unique opportunity to hear from acknowledged experts representing academia, authorities and different industries.

The conference facilities at Sola Strand Hotel present a congenial setting to promote extensive networking with colleagues and discuss topics related to risk management in the petroleum sector.

Confirmed speakers:

  • Bente Aleksandersen
  • Anne Grete Ellingsen
  • Scott Kerr
  • Richard Heyerdahl
  • Jop Groeneweg
  • Andreas Falck
  • Terje Aven
  • Børge Rogstad
  • Bjørn Enge
  • Erlend Bakken
  • Eyvind Aven
  • Willy Røed
  • Mike Pollard
  • Kurt Fredheim
  • Torleif Husebø
  • Børge Ousland


Tuesday 03. February

Main Sponsor:

Wintershall - Shaping the future

Registration, Coffee & Networking


Opening Remarks and Welcome by the Chair

Birte Borrevik, HSE & Operations Manager, Explora Petroleum AS


Birte Noer Borrevik, HSE & Operations Manager, Explora Petroleum AS
Jan-Rune Brox, Corporate Risk Manager, Aibel AS

Risk Management in a changing environment

Bente Aleksandersen, Director Drift Sør, Statoil ASA

Risk Management from the Management Perspective

Scott Kerr, Independent Consultant

Risk Management from a Board Perspective

Anne Grete Ellingsen, CEO, GCE NODE

What is the risk of managing Risk?

Richard Heyerdahl, Chairman, Proactima



Eirik Abrahamsen, Professor, Universitetet i Stavanger (UiS)
Vidar Kristensen, Manager Risk-and Barrier Management, Wintershall Norge AS

Why is it so Hard to Learn?

Jop Groeneweg, Dr, University of Leiden

Risk Management in Action - Risk analysis Offshore

Andreas Falck, Associate professor II, Universitetet i Stavanger (UiS)

Transition to the next level of risk management

Terje Aven, Professor, Universitetet i Stavanger (UiS)

Coffee break & Networking


Birte Noer Borrevik, HSE & Operations Manager, Explora Petroleum AS
Sveinung Lofthus, Operational Advisor, Risk Management Pro

How is the petroleum sector exposed to the volatile oil, currency and interest rate markets, and how can this risk be managed?

Børge Rogstad, Head of Risk Advisory, DNB Markets

Risk Management from an Insurers Perspective

Bjørn Enge, Senior Vice President, Marsh AS

Risk Sharing in Contracts

Erlend Bakken, Partner, Head of Oil, Offshore and Energy, Arntzen de Besche Advokatfirma AS

Risk Management and Roles

Eyvind Aven, Vice President Risk Management, Statoil ASA

End day 1


Drinks and Dinner

Wednesday 04. February


Sveinung Lofthus, Operational Advisor, Risk Management Pro
Bjørnar Heide, Petroleumstilsynet (Ptil)

Challenges in Performing and Using Qualitative Risk Assessments

Willy Røed, Postdoctor, Universitetet i Stavanger (UiS)

Managing risk when taking over operatorships on Brage and Vega

Mike Pollard, Operational Advisor, Wintershall Norge AS

Peak Project Ekofisk - Risk Management Across Disciplines

Kurt Fredheim, ‎Production Operations Manager, ConocoPhillips

Some Observations of Current Practice

Torleif Husebø, Head of Process Integrity section, PSA



How Does a Great Adventurer Manage Risk

Børge Ousland, Polar Explorer



Conference End

Practical information


Norwegian Petroleum Society (NPF)


Sola Strand Hotel
Axel Lunds veg 27, 4050 Sola

Conference fee:  

NPF personal members NOK 9,900 plus 25% vat
Non-NPF-members        NOK 10,900 plus 25% vat

The fee includes:

  • Coffee/tea
  • Lunches
  • Conference Dinner
  • Access to the presentations after end of conference


Payment can be done upon registration by credit card (Master Card and Visa). If not paid by creditcard you will receive an invoice from Norwegian Petroleum Society (NPF).


Cancellations must be received in writing by 26th January 2015 and will be subject to a NOK 1,000 cancellation fee unless a substitute delegate is offered. After this date, the full registration fee will apply, however, substitutions will still be accepted. Substitutions for registered delegates may be made at any time, but we would appreciate prior notification.

Conference paper:

Presentations from the conference will be available on Internet after end of conference.  Delegates will be informed when available by e-mail.

Programme changes:

It is sometimes necessary to change timing of the programme.  The conference organizer will not be liable for any such unavoidable changes.

Conference dinner:

We will all get together for socialising and wining and dining Tuesday night at 19.00.


We have pre-booked a number of rooms at the venue hotel, Sola Strand Hotel. If you need a room please contact the hotel directly by 19th January. Conctact info: Click here

Price: 1,660 NOK single room included breakfast (this also includes entrance to the Spa Nordsjobadet at the hotel venue)


Please feel free to contact PM if you have any questions Kristin Øinæs

Conference committee:

  • Birte Noer Borrevik, Explora Petroleum AS (leader)
  • Bjørnar Heide, Petroleumstilsynet (ptil)
  • Eirik Abrahamsen, Universitetet i Stavanger (UiS)
  • Jan-Rune Brox, Aibel AS
  • Sveinung Lofthus, Risk Management Pro