Bridging the gap
from ideas to solutions.

Prores is a company built on knowledge, domain expertise, and creativity.

Our story

2021
Migration of all software development to Cloud Native
2020
PIA as a mobile app
2019
At-the-Bit® awarded Demo 2000 funding
PIA awarded best production improvement
2018
Well Intercept AS established
2017
Re-establish consultancy business within production, reservoir & digitalization
2015
P&A and production tech-company start-ups Wellguard AS and Wellstarter AS
2014
Prores AS – Acquisition by group of employees. Moving from consultancy to technology focus.
2013
Coal bed methane pilot project and drilling of 5 exploration wells delivered to Donetsksteel, Ukraine
2012
Field development plan for the offshore gas field Tapti Daman delivered to ONGC, India
2011
Digital operations centre for the onshore oilfield Burgan delivered to KOC, Kuwait
2009
Weatherford Petroleum Consultants AS – Buyout by Weatherford
2007
Sendra special core analysis software acquired from IRIS
2005
Reslab Integration AS established in joint venture with Reservoir Laboratories AS

Meet our team

Luis is an experienced Web and Mobile developer. Comes from the tropic north coast of Colombia to bring a different perspective with his work and enthusiasm. While not working, he enjoys video games in all the consoles and cooking great food.
Luis Molina

Senior Software Developer

Luis is an experienced Web and Mobile developer. Comes from the tropic north coast of Colombia to bring a different perspective with his work and enthusiasm. While not working, he enjoys video games in all the consoles and cooking great food.

Frank is a software architect with long experience from the enterprise search domain. He has a passion for new technology and innovation, as well as solving problems for customers. When he isn't coding, he is probably either in his boat, running or brewing an IPA.
Frank Gynnild

Software Architect

Frank is a software architect with long experience from the enterprise search domain. He has a passion for new technology and innovation, as well as solving problems for customers. When he isn't coding, he is probably either in his boat, running or brewing an IPA.

Fredrik is a senior engineer and the Sendra Product Owner in Prores. When he is not helping our customers with Sendra, he is contributing to development projects in Prores. He holds an MSc in Petroleum Engineering from NTNU and joined the Prores team after university. Fredrik is an avid audiobook consumer, and he claims to know more than three chords on the guitar.
Fredrik Vilhelmsen

Senior Geologist

Fredrik is a senior engineer and the Sendra Product Owner in Prores. When he is not helping our customers with Sendra, he is contributing to development projects in Prores. He holds an MSc in Petroleum Engineering from NTNU and joined the Prores team after university. Fredrik is an avid audiobook consumer, and he claims to know more than three chords on the guitar.

Rune is our "Gyro Gearloose" (Petter Smart) and handyman. He has a hand in many of our development projects. He is also Systems Administrator; he keeps everything running smoothly in our internal network and Azure. Rune enjoys hunting and fixing random things around his house.
Rune Flo

Systems Administrator

Rune is our "Gyro Gearloose" (Petter Smart) and handyman. He has a hand in many of our development projects. He is also Systems Administrator; he keeps everything running smoothly in our internal network and Azure. Rune enjoys hunting and fixing random things around his house.

Trond works as a Stavanger-based advisor on our At-the-bit project. He holds a MSc in Petroleum Engineering and have over the last 27 years gained experience from drilling and well operation working both in the service industry and oil companies.
Trond Gravem

Advisor

Trond works as a Stavanger-based advisor on our At-the-bit project. He holds a MSc in Petroleum Engineering and have over the last 27 years gained experience from drilling and well operation working both in the service industry and oil companies.

Rolf is software developer and reservoir engineer with experience several projects on Norwegian shelf and internationally. He is curious to explore and challenge the way industry understands subsurface behavior and aims to narrow uncertainties in decision processes and reservoir management. He is an avid fisher in his boat every weekend.
Rolf Myhr

BDM Software

Rolf is software developer and reservoir engineer with experience several projects on Norwegian shelf and internationally. He is curious to explore and challenge the way industry understands subsurface behavior and aims to narrow uncertainties in decision processes and reservoir management. He is an avid fisher in his boat every weekend.

Jafar is one of the two main inventors of the patented At-the-Bit® technology. He holds a PhD in Petroleum Engineering from NTNU and has more than 27 years of experience within the international oil and gas industry. His main competence is related to drilling and well operations including studies of well integrity. Jafar likes to swim and run in the mornings while not working.
Jafar Abdollahi

Specialist Drilling & Well

Jafar is one of the two main inventors of the patented At-the-Bit® technology. He holds a PhD in Petroleum Engineering from NTNU and has more than 27 years of experience within the international oil and gas industry. His main competence is related to drilling and well operations including studies of well integrity. Jafar likes to swim and run in the mornings while not working.

Samir is our operation geologist and engineering laboratory designer in At-the-Bit project with long experience within drilling and well operations. He holds a BSc in applied geophysical from Damascus. He spends his free time on ball kayak and learns design software.
Samir Alhussain

Operations Geologist

Samir is our operation geologist and engineering laboratory designer in At-the-Bit project with long experience within drilling and well operations. He holds a BSc in applied geophysical from Damascus. He spends his free time on ball kayak and learns design software.

He is one of the two main inventors of the At-the-Bit® technology. He has a long track record working in the petroleum industry with a main interest in developing new drilling and well technologies. Using acoustics plays an important part in most of the projects and for coloring his personal life.
Inge Manfred Carlsen

Business Development Manager Drilling & Well

He is one of the two main inventors of the At-the-Bit® technology. He has a long track record working in the petroleum industry with a main interest in developing new drilling and well technologies. Using acoustics plays an important part in most of the projects and for coloring his personal life.

Alf is an experienced reservoir engineer with a long experience. He holds a PhD in experimental reservoir engineering, with focus on relative permeability and saturation measurements in CO2-oil-water systems. Outside work, Alf is fond of speedskating on ice as well as playing guitar and chess on an intermediate level.
Alf Sebastian Lackner

Reservoir Engineer

Alf is an experienced reservoir engineer with a long experience. He holds a PhD in experimental reservoir engineering, with focus on relative permeability and saturation measurements in CO2-oil-water systems. Outside work, Alf is fond of speedskating on ice as well as playing guitar and chess on an intermediate level.

Jean-Christophe likes to use analytical approaches to make things easier both internally and for our customers. He holds an engineering degree in fluid mechanics and energetics from the university of Lyon. His career is focused in oil and gas, both within research and operations. He loves to visit the steep mountains on the Norwegian coast in all seasons.
Jean-Christophe Barbier

Senior Production Engineer

Jean-Christophe likes to use analytical approaches to make things easier both internally and for our customers. He holds an engineering degree in fluid mechanics and energetics from the university of Lyon. His career is focused in oil and gas, both within research and operations. He loves to visit the steep mountains on the Norwegian coast in all seasons.

Edvard is the chief operating officer and often the first contact person related to new customers for Prores. He has been in the E&P business for more than 25 years. The main topic of interest in oil & gas engineering is production optimization. Edvard joined Prores in 2019 after a 5 years period in a E&P company. He loves the long winter in Trondheim and the unique skiing possibilities
Edvard Haanes

COO

Edvard is the chief operating officer and often the first contact person related to new customers for Prores. He has been in the E&P business for more than 25 years. The main topic of interest in oil & gas engineering is production optimization. Edvard joined Prores in 2019 after a 5 years period in a E&P company. He loves the long winter in Trondheim and the unique skiing possibilities

Erik is our VP for petroleum technology. His contagious optimism drives the team to innovate and always deliver. While he has held several managing positions within Equinor, Sintef and Weatherford, he really likes doing engineering work and shaping smart solutions. Say “Hyvää huomenta” and ask him about boats if you happen to meet him.
Erik Nakken

VP Petroleum Technology

Erik is our VP for petroleum technology. His contagious optimism drives the team to innovate and always deliver. While he has held several managing positions within Equinor, Sintef and Weatherford, he really likes doing engineering work and shaping smart solutions. Say “Hyvää huomenta” and ask him about boats if you happen to meet him.

Ola is CEO with particular focus on management, business development and financial control. Ola was the company’s CFO when it was owned by Weatherford and CEO after the management buyout in 2014. Ola likes skiing and mountain hikes.
Ola Naeverdal

CEO

Ola is CEO with particular focus on management, business development and financial control. Ola was the company’s CFO when it was owned by Weatherford and CEO after the management buyout in 2014. Ola likes skiing and mountain hikes.

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