Vice President, Offshore Newfoundland, Statoil Canada
Gisle Stjern has been in his current position since June 2014 and has 25 years of experience within the global energy industry, including oil & gas and mining. In his current role, his focus is to maximize the value of the Canadian offshore assets and to further develop and implement the long-term strategy for offshore Newfoundland and Labrador.
Stjern had worked with Statoil for 20 years prior to joining the office in St. John’s. He has experience around the world in Norway, Australia, Sri Lanka, Pakistan and Tanzania. Before his appointment in St. John’s, he spent five years as a vice president in Statoil’s technology projects and drilling business area. He has been a platform manager and operations manager for assets on the NCS.
Gisle Stjern holds a Master of Science degree in engineering and a Doctor of Philosophy in rock mechanics from the Norwegian Institute of Science and Technology. He is a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers.