Chief Executive Officer (CEO)Show bio
Morten Mauritzen has more than 35 years of experience working in the oil and gas industry. Before joining Point Resources, he was the Managing Director for Esso Norge AS and the Lead Country Manager for ExxonMobil’s subsidiaries in Norway. Morten Mauritzen has had numerous technical and managerial positions with ExxonMobil, both in Norway and globally. Before assuming his role in Norway, he was the Lead Country Manager for ExxonMobil in the United Arab Emirates, based in Abu Dhabi. He joined Esso Norge AS in 1982 after graduating with a MSc. Degree in Marine Technology at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology in Trondheim in December 1981.
Chief Financial Officer (CFO)Show bio
Thomas Bjørgo has more than 15 years of experience working with the oil and gas industry. He joined Point Resources from the position of CEO of Core Energy, an oil and gas company he co-founded in 2010 and where he also held the position of CFO for five years. Bjørgo has worked in the oil and gas industry as an advisor and investment banker. He has advised numerous E&P companies on a large number of asset transactions and M&A deals and assisted in several OSE listed E&P companies raise equity. Prior to Core Energy, Bjørgo held the position as Director in RS Platou Markets. He holds a MSc degree in Business and Economics.
Rolf Chr. Evensen
General CounselShow bio
Rolf Chr. Evensen comes from the position as Counsel in Esso Norge AS, at Forus. He assisted both the upstream and downstream businesses in ExxonMobil, Norway. After graduating from the University of Bergen and the University of Southampton (LL.M) in 2007, he commenced his career in the law firm Schjødt, where he worked with a large variety of assignments related to the oil and gas industry, both for national and international E&P companies. Evensen has also worked as an attorney in Lyse Energi AS, before taking on the role in Esso Norge AS in 2013.
Vice President Partner Operated AssetsShow bio
Ingar Haugetraa has more than 30 years of experience working with the oil and gas industry. He joined Point Resources from the position as VP Facilities & Operations in Core Energy, an oil and gas company he co-founded in 2010. Prior to this, he held the position as Project Integration Manager Cessation in ConocoPhillips Norway. Haugetraa started his career in Phillips in the early 1980s. From there, he joined Conoco and worked as a Commercial and Business Development Manager. Thereafter, Ingar Haugetraa was Asset Manager for ConocoPhillips for fields such as Troll, Heidrun, Huldra and Ekofisk Hotel Project. Haugetraa holds a BSc degree in Mechanical Engineering as well as an MBA.
Vice President Health, Safety, Security and EnvironmentShow bio
Dag Heiret has more than 35 years of experience from the oil and gas industry. He joined Point Resources from his previous role as Safety, Security, Health and Environment Manager for ExxonMobil in Norway, a position he has held since 2011. Dag Heiret started to work for ExxonMobil in 1981 and has held numerous technical, operational and management positions, both in Norway, the US and the UK. He graduated from NTNU in Trondheim in 1980 with a Master’s degree in Petroleum Technology.
Vice President Business ServicesShow bio
Astrid Huglen joins Point Resources from the position as Vice President for Employee and Industrial Relations in Statoil, a position she has held from August 2016. She has 18 years of experience, whereas the last 12 years from the oil and gas industry. She has held several leadership positions in Statoil, hereby within areas as operations technology, maintenance management, business development and human resources. Prior to Statoil she worked for Norsk Hydro O&G and Bergen University College within HR and Finance. Huglen holds a Master’s Degree in Administration and Organization Theory from University of Bergen and has further education within project management and employment law.
Vice President ProductionShow bio
Kristin Kragseth has more than 25 years of experience working within the oil & gas industry for ExxonMobil. Previously, she was the technical manager for ExxonMobil’s operated assets on the Norwegian Continental Shelf. Kristin Kragseth has held numerous positions within ExxonMobil, both in Norway and globally. In her early days in ExxonMobil, she worked on assignments for the ExxonMobil Upstream Research Center in Houston, West Africa Planning in London and Jotun Project Lead in Holland. Later, she has filled various management roles, including Operations Superintendent, SSHE Manager and Public & Government Affairs Manager. Kristin Kragseth holds an MSc degree in Marine Engineering from Texas A&M University.
Vice President Sub-surfaceShow bio
Tord Pedersen has more than 30 years of experience working with the oil and gas industry. He joined Point Resources from the position as VP Sub-surface in Core Energy, an oil and gas company he co-founded in 2010. Prior to this, he held the position as Managing Director of VNG Norge from 2009, the same position he held with Endeavour Energy Norway since 2005. From 2001 he worked for ConocoPhillips in the Middle East and Norway as Business Development Manager. Prior to this, he worked 11 years for Saga Petroleum (Norsk Hydro) with international business development. Tord Pedersen started his career as a geologist with Conoco in Norway and internationally. He holds a MSc degree in Geology.
Vice President DrillingShow bio
Chris Teesdale has 35 years of experience from the oil and gas industry. He established his own oil and gas consulting company in 2017. Prior to this, he was VP of Wells in the North Sea Region in BP. He has also held several other positions in BP from 1995 to 2017, working with a variety of fields with numerous responsibilities. Teesdale has also worked as a senior drilling engineer for Norsk Agip and drilling engineer for Shell Oman. Chris Teesdale holds a BSc in Offshore Engineering from Herriot Watt University in the UK.