Mr Larssen has since February 2010 been with Aker Solutions' geo business as vice president exploration. Prior to Aker Solutions he has spent 16 years in various management positions at Schlumberger/Western Geco, operating as geophysicist on both the exploration and production side of the business. He has also spent two years at Tromsø-based oil company Front Exploration AS.
Mr Larssen, who will be based in Stavanger, Norway, holds a masters degree in geology from the University of Oslo. He starts in his new role on 1 September 2011.
Aker Solutions' sub-surface consultancy, Aker Geo AS, delivers services through the whole subsurface value chain, from exploration to production. The unit comprises a team of 70 geologists, geophysicists and reservoir engineers. Its main fields of activity are geological and geophysical interpretation, petrophysics, reservoir modeling and simulation, well site geology as well as production technology and operations. It has offices in Stavanger, Oslo and Bergen, Norway, and in Perth, Western Australia.
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Endre Johansen, VP Communications, Aker Solutions ASA. Tel: +47 22 94 58 91, Mob: +47 416 10 605
Lasse Torkildsen, SVP Investor Relations, Aker Solutions ASA. Tel: +47 67 51 30 39, Mob: +47 911 37 194
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