Svein Ola Syrstad is acceding to the post of VP Drilling and Well Operations in Det norske 1st of April 2010.
Svein Ola Syrstad (59) has an engineering degree from NTH (NTNU) in petroleum exploration.
He started his career in 1976 in Statoil. Syrstad has extensive experience in the industry, and has worked as a drilling manager and operations manager in Norway, Algeria and Libya. He has been an engineer at the Sleipner and Heidrun, and has experience from the research environment in Statoil.
Syrstad came from Statoil to Det norske in January 2009, and has worked as a consultant for drilling and well before he now takes on new challenges.
-The position is exciting and challenging. Det norske is a company with a hectic drilling activity in the coming years” says Syrstad.
He is looking forward to take on the task.
Anton Tronstad takes a six months leave of absence. Following the leave of absence he continues, on his own request, in another position in Det norske.