Legal Director of Det norske

This article originates from the news archive of Det norske.

24. June 2010

Anniken Maurseth is employed as Legal Director of Det norske oljeselskap ASA. She has already entered her position. At the same time, Det norske  signed a framework agreement with the law firm Wiersholm for the delivery of legal services.

Anniken MaursethAnniken Maurseth (48) has a broad professional experience. She has worked for Petroleum and Energy Ministry, the oil company Neste Petroleum, Hydro and StatoilHydro.

She has held senior positions related to legal issues for the Norwegian shelf. She has worked with oil, gas and other energy issues aimed at Russia and elsewhere internationally. Maurseth has also been judge of the Constitution at Eidsvoll.

She now comes from a position in the law firm Wiersholm. Maurseth will join the management team of Det norske.

About Det norske:
Det norske oljeselskap ASA has interests in a total of 74 licenses, with 37 operatorships. Det norske is the second-largest operating company on the Norwegian Continental Shelf both considering number of operatotships and exploration activity. I 2009 the company operated nine exploration wells, and the high activity will continue in 2010. Det norske runs its activities in a safe and responsible manner in close cooperation with the authorities.

Det norske currently employs a staff of 180. The company`s registered office is located in Trondheim. The company also has offices in Oslo,Harstad, and Stavanger. Det norske is listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange (DETNOR).