NPD names head of Harstad office

  • Business & Finance

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has appointed Stig-Morten Knutsen (49) as head of the NPD’s Harstad office.

NPD names head of Harstad officeHis duties will include responsibility for the annual Awards in Pre-defined Areas (APA). He will be part of the management team under exploration director Sissel Eriksen.

Knutsen has broad experience from various aspects of the petroleum activities. He is a geologist, and also holds a BSc in psychology.

Stig-Morten Knutsen has nearly 25 years of work experience from Hydro, and completed both an MSc and PhD during this time.

After a few years as a consultant, he was hired as exploration manager in Greenland’s national oil company Nunaoil.

Before he started working for the NPD, he held management positions at the research institutions Roald Amundsen Petroleum Research and ARCEx in Tromsø.


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