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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
BDM 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.
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.
Chief Petroleum Data Scientist
Kurdistan has a PhD in Petroleum Geology with focus on digitalization and application of artificial intelligence in reservoir characterization. Moreover, she has several years of work experience within digital rock analysis, pore scale modeling and image analysis techniques. In Prores, she works as a data scientist contributing to the development projects.
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.
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
Fredrik is a staff 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 claims to know more than three chords on the guitar.