Statoil of Norway said it has appointed Anders Opedal as executive vice president and as chief operating officer in the corporate executive committee (CEC).
Opedal will be responsible for the corporate improvement programmes and for driving operational efficiency across Statoil’s business areas, the company said in a statement.
Anders Opedal comes from the position as senior vice president of projects in Statoil’s Technology, Projects and Drilling business area, where since 2010 he has been responsible for Statoil’s approximately NOK 300 billion project portfolio.
Previously he has held a range of positions in drilling and well, procurement and projects. Anders Opedal joined Statoil in 1997 as a petroleum engineer in the Statfjord operations.