Det norske oljeselskap ASA has appointed Olav Henriksen to the position of senior vice president of projects. He will take up this new role on Jan. 19, 2015. Henriksen has worked on large development projects with ConocoPhillips since 1990.
Henriksen succeeds CEO Karl Johnny Hersvik, who has been the acting senior vice president of projects since the integration of Marathon Oil Norge on Oct. 15.
All projects will now be organized into one unit. The Ivar Aasen project is the largest project for which Henriksen will assume responsibility.
Henriksen has a degree in engineering from Møre og Romsdal Ingeniørhøyskole (the Møre and Romsdal college of engineering). His extensive work experience at both Kværner Installasjon and ConocoPhillips includes work on large projects such as Ekofisk, Statfjord, Gullfaks, Oseberg, and Eldfisk.