Under the Patronage of H.H. Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of The United Arab Emirates

Supported by

The Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition & Conference

12-15 november 2018

Hege Kverneland

Hege Kverneland

Corporate Vice President and Chief Technology Officer

National Oilwell Varco

Corporate Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, NOV

Hege received an M.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering from the Norwegian University of Science in 1990 and graduated from the General Management Program (GMP) in Harvard Business School in 2009.

Hege has more than 25 years of extensive engineering and product management background, contributing to quality assurance, research and product development. Hege began with FluScan in 1991, acquired by Hitec in 1994, and thereby joining National Oilwell® through acquisition in 1999. She has authored numerous SPE/IADC papers within drilling as well as two textbooks on Offshore Hydraulics. She held the position as Corporate R&D manager in National Oilwell Varco from 2001 to 2009 and contributed in several new product developments in this period, including a new Mud Pump Design, different PM-motor designs, Winches, Heave Compensation Systems, Automation and Drilling Optimization projects.

She is and has served on several SPE / IADC committees, and is currently member of the 2018 ONS Innovation Award Jury.Since 2009 she has hold the position as Corporate Vice President and Chief Technology Officer in National Oilwell Varco.