Supplier Day 2021

Aker BP shall be the preferred operator to work for

We believe that cross-company teamwork where we share information and act as ONE TEAM, will improve performance, remain our competitiveness, and form the basis for sustainable industry.

Welcome to Aker BP’s Supplier Day. Covid-19 has challenged us on how we collaborate and interact. To keep you all safe, and to effectively reach out to our key partners, our 2021 event is digital.

Program and key speakers

Marit Blaasmo


Rolf Kristian Nystein

SVP Supply Chain Management

Welcome to the Supplier Day 2021

Marit Blaasmo and Rolf Kristian Nystein welcomes you to the 2021 Supplier Day and will lead you through an inspiring event including safety updates, market forecasts, emerging trends and examples on how Aker BP aim to team up with suppliers to deliver world class results. Aker BP’s strategy is to produce oil and gas safer, with lower emissions and at lower cost than today, and our supply chain partners is vital to succeed with this transformation. The program is designed to investigate and discuss some of the key building blocks we need to deliver our strategy.

Karl Johnny Hersvik


One team

Karl Johnny Hersvik will talk about his view of our industry, the trends and events impacting us and his expectations to how we should collaborate in the ecosystem to solve these challenges.

Øystein Arvesen

VP Strategy


Øystein Arvesen will discuss what the temporary tax system means for Aker BP, and review Aker BP’s business plan including potential future development projects.

Stian Ø. Jørgensen

VP Drilling & Wells

Alliance cooperation

Stian Ø. Jørgensen (Aker BP) will together with Alliance colleagues Rob Stolpman (Stimwell) and Richard Lochee-Bayne (Schlumberger) share thoughts, insights, and experiences from their first year of working together in the Intervention & Stimulation Alliance. Olivier Le Peuch, CEO Schlumberger, gives his perspectives on collaboration through the Alliance model to drive performance and create shared value.

Nina Moi Vigdenes

Senior HSE Professional – Climate

Anja Haugland Fischer

Lead Compliance Officer

Lars Mattis Hanssen

Senior Investor Relations Professional


Environmental, Social and Corporate, or also called Sustainability has received increased attention from Investors, Government and Society the last few years. Anja Fischer, Lars Mattis Hansen and Nina Moi Vigdenes will talk about how this affects Aker BP and our supply chain partners, and how we can work together to meet the increased demand for transparency in the supply chain and new reporting requirements.

Georg Vidnes

VP Operations & Asset Development

Low cost, low carbon

Georg Vidnes and Arne Magnus Rise will talk about “Low cost and low carbon» as the core of our future – to become leading and more fundamentally to survive as a business. In this section we will dive into three key themes that will be important to drive the transformation required to deliver this ambition; Technology (Remote First deep dive), Simplification and Commercial Models.

Hege Fjell Urdal

VP Integrated Operations

Remote first

The future operating model for Aker BP is very much based on the concept of “Remote First”. Activity that can safely be delivered from the onshore with the right quality, must be delivered from the onshore. In this section Hege Fjell Urdahl will discuss experiences and the future of remote working with some of our key partners from Halliburton, ABB, DNV-GL and Deep Ocean.

Arne Magnus Rise

Supply Chain Manager

Simplification, Commercial Models

In this section Arne Magnus Rise and Georg Vidnes will discuss simplification and removal of waste in our value chains and introduce you to two cases from our Modification and Asset Integrity Alliances where collaboration has delivered exactly that.Further, we will look at the “money side” and introduce a video that calls for collaboration to find the commercial models that will boost and not hold back the transformation we seek – including some initial responses from selected suppliers. The section will be rounded off with a short summary of the results from our annual strategic supplier survery; “Are we good at being a customer”

Anette Hoel Helgesen

HSSEQ Manager

Marit Blaasmo


Productivity, safety and quality

Correlation between productivity, quality and HSSE is an often discussed topic in our industry. We have therefore invited three of our alliance partners, represented by, Steinar Røgenes (Aker Solutions AS), Jean Marc Lopez (Halliburton AS) and Monica Bjørkmann (Subsea 7 Norway AS), together with Aker BP’s Marit Blaasmo, to discuss how we balance and correlate between productivity, quality and HSSE in our Strategic partnership through Alliances.