About Petoro

Petoro is a state-owned limited company which manages the SDFI in the Norwegian oil and gas sector. These holdings comprise a third of Norway’s oil and gas reserves and associated facilities. Petoro’s formal role as the licensee acting on behalf of the state is described in this two-minute film. Animation on Petoro

Board of directors

Kjetil Alsvik
Photo: Kjetil Alsvik

Brian Bjordal

- Deputy chair
Years of election/re-election: 
2016/2018

Occupation: 
Self-employed.

Other directorships: 
Deputy chair Helse Fonna, member of security council appointed by the government

Education: 
BSc, Heriot Watt University, Edinburgh

Career: 
1977-1979: Stoltz Røthing (construction); 1979-1984: Taugbøl & Øverland; 1984-2001: Statoil ASA, Senior Engineer pipelines & structures; head of Pipeline & Platform Inspection, asset owner representative Europipe development, head of early-phase studies Europipe II, Åsgard Transport, Ekofisk by-pass, Franpipe, director of Process plant Kårstø, director Troll / Sleipner area (Development and Production Norway); 2001-2015: Gassco AS, President and CEO.