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07. Nov 2024

Young Energy 2024


Young Energy Conference 2024!

The Norwegian Petroleum Society (NPF) is pleased to welcome you to
THE conference of the year for young energy professionals!

The Young Energy Conference is a nationwide event for young people aged 35 years or younger who are studying or working in the energy industry.  Our goal is to empower you—the young energy professionals—with the knowledge, networks, and insights needed to drive the future of energy!

This year’s conference will be hosted by Aker BP in Fornebu and will delve into four pivotal topics that influence our industry. These sessions are designed to inspire, challenge, and equip you with the tools to make a significant impact. Moreover, Young Energy 2024 will be the place to meet other ambitious professionals and build a powerful network that will drive your career forward.


Here’s what you can look forward to: 


Navigating the Global Energy Market: Transition and Security

The global energy landscape is developing at an unprecedented pace. From energy transition to geopolitical tensions, this session will provide an overview of future trends, potential risks, and opportunities. Gain a deeper understanding of how global events influence energy policies and impact the quest for sustainable and secure energy.

Future Horizons: Evolving the Norwegian Oil and Gas Industry

As one of the world’s leading energy producers, Norway’s pivotal role in the global market is clear. This session will explore technological solutions shaping Norwegian oil and gas, including the gas transportation system, mature field development strategies, and the potential of the Barents Sea.

Artificial Intelligence: Game-Changer for the Energy Industry?

How is AI used in the energy sector today, and how will it impact our jobs in the future? This session will delve into cutting-edge AI applications and feature insights from the industry’s leading experts. Learn how AI is driving efficiencies, enhancing decision-making, and fostering innovation.

Empowering Your Energy Career: Strategies for Growth and Impact

This session is dedicated to your professional development. Gain insights into essential skills, continuous learning, and networking strategies. Our speakers will share their best advice and diverse perspectives to help you navigate and advance your career in the energy industry.


On behalf of the program committee,
Frida Layti, (Chair)


Thursday 07. November


Registration and coffee


Welcome and HSSE

by the Chair of the committee, Frida Layti

Opening Speech

Karl Johnny Hersvik, CEO, Aker BP

Navigating the Global Energy Market: Transition and Security

Host and moderator: Victoria Stine Kristiansen, ABB


Future Horizons: Evolving the Norwegian Oil and Gas Industry

Host and moderator: Sigrid Solem Næsheim, Vår Energi


Linda Nordbø, Communication Leader, Gassco

«…and now what?»

Svein Jakob Liknes, CEO, OKEA

High activity in the Barents Sea. How does the future look like?

Daniel Greiner, Area Development Manager - Barents Sea, Vår Energi

Refreshments and Networking

Artificial Intelligence: Game-Changer for the Energy Industry?

Host and moderator: Astrid Hvattum, Head of Business Development and Innovation


- Peder Aursand, Aker BP
- Petter Dischington, The Norwegian Offshore Directorate
- Ashley Russell, Equinor

Refreshments and Networking

Empowering Your Energy Career: Strategies for Growth and Impact


Leveraging the past for a better future

Linnea Espevik, Renewable Solutions Manager, ABB


Maria Moræus Hanssen, Investor and non-executive director and chair of boards


by the Chair of the committee, Frida Layti


Practical information


Norwegian Petroleum Society (NPF), Lilleakerveien 10, 0283 Oslo


Aker BP ASA, Oksenøyveien 10, 1366 Lysaker

Conference language:


Conference fee:

The conference fee includes:

  • Conference papers
  • Coffee/tea
  • Lunch
  • Social event with light food & drinks

Security considerations:

All participants must bring physical valid ID, such as passport, driver’s license or national ID card. Digital ID will not be accepted.

Members of conference committee:

  • Frida Layti, UiS (Chair)
  • Ranveig Halseth, ConocoPhillips
  • Shara Ali, OKEA
  • Jarand Stolpestad, Thommessen
  • Sara Christine Bach Øvrebø, Equinor
  • Sigrid Solem Næsheim, Vår Energi
  • Victoria Stine Kristiansen, ABB
  • Manuel Jimenez, Accenture
  • Mathias Dahl Venberget, Aker BP
  • Omran Nawfal, SLB


For further information please contact:
Norwegian Petroleum Society
Christine Belgum
Project Manager
tel. +47 412 08 756