June 22nd 2017
Hall 3 exhibitors
A lot of the exhibition space for ONS 2018 is sold already. One of the halls which is completely sold out, is Hall 3. We can now reveal the exhibitors you will meet in this hall!
June 21st 2017
The Young Advisory Board for ONS 2018
ONS has invited eight young women and men to the Young Advisory Board for ONS 2018. Their main task will be to help shape a fantastic and inspirational programme for ONS Young.
June 15th 2017
Bjørn Kj. Haugland to chair Clean Energy Committee
To inform, inspire and drive a fast forward energy transition. That is Bjørn Kj. Haugland’s main goal as Chairman for the Clean Energy Committee for ONS 2018. Haugland is the Executive Vice President & Chief Sustainability Officer at DNV GL.
June 13th 2017
Tor Arnesen new Chair of the ONS Board
Tor Arnesen has had an extensive career with Royal Dutch Shell and will also become Chair of the Board of A/S Norske Shell from 1 July 2017.
May 23rd 2017
Exposure at ONS opened doors for Magseis
The company Magseis made an impact at ONS 2014. They were noticed by IHS Markit, who organises the prestigious CERAWeek conference in Houston. As a result, Magseis was invited to present their technology at CERAWeek this year.
April 20th 2017
The theme for ONS 2018: INNOVATE
Every ONS has a theme, reflecting the current issues, challenges and opportunities of the energy industry. The main theme for ONS 2018 is INNOVATE. Continue reading to find out about the reflections made when developing the theme.
March 24th 2017
Preview exhibitor list 2018
The exhibition halls are filling up with great companies for ONS 2018. We still have room for some more, and if you wonder who you will be exhibiting alongside with – see some of the exhibitors listed below.
January 19th 2017
Book now to get best locations!
If you book now, you have the chance to choose a great spot at the ONS Exhibition 2018. The very first allocation of space is about to start – and afterwards your choices will be more limited.
December 20th 2016
Amrita Sen - oil price can hit 60 dollars early 2017
Amrita Sen, Chief Oil Analyst at Energy Aspects, believes oil prices could hit 60 dollars a barrel as early as the second quarter of 2017. Why? OPEC will honour the cuts agreed on 30 November, led by Saudi Arabia, who has realised it needs higher global oil prices in order to induce domestic transition and to prevent a severe supply crunch in the coming years.
November 29th 2016
Statoil’s John Knight chairs Conference Committee for ONS 2018
We are happy to announce that John Knight, EVP Global Strategy and Business Development at Statoil, will chair the ONS 2018 Conference Committee. “Be prepared to be surprised,” says Knight about the 2018 conference.
November 7th 2016
Great feedback: 92 % of visitors are returning
A questionnaire done just after ONS 2016 confirms ONS is the place to connect with others in the industry: Nine out of ten exhibitors say they made new contacts. And a staggering 92 % of the visitors say they will come back for ONS 2018!
September 23rd 2016
ONS 2016 led to signed business contracts
Newly started Norwegian company Safe Yards has entered into a partnership with Dutch yard Keppel Verolme after meetings at ONS 2016. Together they compete for a contract on Statoil’s Johan Sverdrup project.
September 1st 2016
Second largest ONS ever!
“ONS 2016 has exceeded our expectations with 65 718 visitors in total! I am very pleased that we managed to gather so many people in Stavanger this year. The high participation demonstrates an optimism in the industry and confirms that ONS is a key meeting place for fostering new business in a time of transition,” says President and CEO of ONS, Leif Johan Sevland.
September 1st 2016
Winners of ONS 2016 Best Stand Awards
Norwegian Petroleum Directorate/Ministry of Petroleum and Energy were appointed winners for stands 50 square meters or larger, while Vestteknikk were selected winner for stands smaller than 50 square meters.
September 1st 2016
Nominated for Best Stand Awards
Congratulations on the nominations! The award will be presented Thursday at 13:00 on the outdoor stage, between hall 3 and 4.
August 30th 2016
Book your stand for ONS 2018!
Want to be able to choose a favourite hall or location at the exhibition? Be a part of the first allocation of stand space – it is starting now! We have received applications for more square metres than at the same time before ONS 2016, so hurry up!
August 30th 2016
Winners ONS Innovation Awards: TechInvent and Island Offshore/Centria
TechInvent and Island Offshore/Centrica were announced winners of the ONS 2016 Innovation Awards, at the Innovation Awards Ceremony Tuesday 30 August.
August 24th 2016
Enjoy ONS at night? Sure you can-can
It’s not quite Paris, but Monday and Tuesday night during the ONS week, the French Pavilion at the ONS Festival will put on a show not unlike the ones at Montmartre.
August 22nd 2016
ONS Conference session: The Middle East – Energy and Politics
Florence Eid is Founder and CEO of Arabia Monitor. At the conference session the Middle East – Energy and politics, she will present risks and opportunities of doing business in this region.
August 18th 2016
Addressing the whole energy mix – now also nuclear power!
Business opportunities in oil, gas, wind, solar and nuclear will be highlighted at this year’s ONS Conference.
August 16th 2016
Harder, better, stronger, faster with Personal innovation
During University Day at ONS, Vicotria H. Stensø will share how she became a consultant, working with several large organizations in Dubai.
August 16th 2016
Austin Avuru, CEO of Seplat to speak at The ONS Conference
Austin Avuru is a key player in the Nigerian oil and gas industry, and serves as CEO of Seplat Petroleum Development Company Plc. At the ONS Conference he will speak about finding and funding efficient energy solutions in Nigeria and Africa.
August 16th 2016
Innovation Awards finalists: WiSub and Schlumberger
We are happy to announce WiSub and Schlumberger as the two last finalists for the ONS Innovation Awards.
August 12th 2016
NASA to speak at ONS 2016
World technology leader, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), to present at ONS in Stavanger in August.
August 11th 2016
ONS Centre Court Session: Norway's role in a changing European Energy landscape
ONS acknowledge the need for a transition to a low carbon future. Connie Hedegaard, is member of expert commission, The Norwegian government’s commission on green competitiveness. She will address why a green transition is essential to Norway and everyone else, when she visits ONS Centre Court Tuesday 30 August.
August 11th 2016
All you need is the ONS 2016 App
The ONS App is now available for download in App Store, Google Play and for Windows phones. Search word: ONS 2016.
August 11th 2016
Innovation Awards finalists: WeST Drilling Products and OneSubsea
WeST Drilling Products and OneSubsea is appointed by the jury to compete for the recognition as the most innovate companies of the energy industry.
August 9th 2016
Why you should participate at Young Professionals’ Arena? We have the answers!
We are confident Young Professionals’ Arena will be useful, educating and fun! Here are the reasons why this is the networking event not to be missed by young in the energy industry this year.
August 8th 2016
ONS Innovation Awards: revealing two new finalists
TechInvent and Island Offshore/Centrica appointed finalists for ONS Innovation Awards.
August 4th 2016
President and CEO of Petrobras to speak at ONS
We are proud to announce that Pedro Parente will speak at the Opening Ceremony of the ONS Conference. Petrobras is Brazil’s largest energy company, and one of the most important energy players in South America.
August 4th 2016
Two new finalists for ONS Innovation Awards
Robotic Drilling Systems and Interwell P&A appointed as finalists for The Innovation Awards.
August 2nd 2016
First finalists for ONS Innovation Awards
InflowControl and Air Products are the two first finalists to be announced for The ONS Innovation Awards. This year we received a record breaking 130 applicants. Ten finalists were chosen by the jury to compete for the recognition as the most innovative companies of the energy sector.
August 2nd 2016
ONS Conference Session: Financing the transition
Cash flow is key to a successful transition in the energy sector. In the conference session Financing the transition – presented by The HitecVision and Statoil – the investment strategy of different players will be debated among members of the industry.
July 28th 2016
Conference Session: Security Challenges – Watch Your Back
Energy businesses are operating in increasingly challenging environments. The industry must prepare for and adapt to future global trends, national and global security risks, geopolitical challenges and cyber threats. How can the industry take action to face these issues and reduce security risks?
July 6th 2016
DNV GL’s Remi Eriksen on the future of gas in the energy mix
Group President and CEO of DNV GL, Remi Eriksen, will address the energy trilemma and the role gas will play in the future energy mix at the ONS Conference 2016.
July 5th 2016
ONS Summit in cooperation with Munich Security Conference (MSC)
The Munich Security Conference (MSC) Foundation and the ONS Foundation, two of the most prominent institutions in their respective fields, are partnering for a high-level debate on critical energy security challenges, uncertainties in the energy markets and the current geopolitics of energy.
June 30th 2016
The beauty of solar energy
Wind and solar technologies will become the cheapest ways of producing electricity in many countries during the 2020s and in most of the world in the 2030s.
June 30th 2016
Technical Sessions: Cutting edge P&A technology
Barrier verification can potentially save operators billions on plug and abandonment. At ONS Technical Sessions Interwell is one of the companies presenting their solution.
June 30th 2016
Clean energy at the ONS Centre Court
The ONS Centre Court is an intimate conference arena in the middle of the exhibition venue. This intimate stage offers short, interesting talks with a high emphasis on clean energy issues.
June 27th 2016
Conference Session: Energy in Europe – a balancing act
In this high level conference session you’ll learn about Europe’s future energy needs, potential suppliers and energy security in the European markets.
June 24th 2016
Week passes for ONS Technical Sessions now available!
You can now buy a Full Week Pass for ONS Technical Sessions, and get access to the full programme of our popular new conference feature.
June 24th 2016
Why you should attend ONS 2016
There are numerous reasons why you should attend ONS 2016 as it offers you endless opportunities. Here we argue some of them!
June 22nd 2016
How to win the Best Stand Awards
The benefits of a great stand are obvious. You get recognised, you attract relevant visitors, and you are aided by the stand’s message and design to communicate and sell your products.
June 22nd 2016
Emerging markets – the new customers for oil and gas
Energy is the source to industrialisation, growth and urbanisation. In this conference session we take a close look into the energy demands of emerging markets.
June 19th 2016
The energy industry needs young talent!
ONS Young is a special event for young people, which takes place during ONS in Stavanger from 29 August to 1 September 2016. Here you can hear about innovation in Dubai, be an entrepreneur for a day, connect with other young people from around the world, and who knows – you may also meet your future employer.
June 17th 2016
IEA presents: The Future of Energy
The future brings change. But which areas of the energy industry are most exposed to disruption and dramatic change?
June 13th 2016
A record 130 candidates for the ONS Innovation Awards
The energy industry is finding, exploring and creating new opportunities as ever before. At least according to the number of applications for the ONS Innovation Award. This year we received a record breaking 130 applications for our two innovation awards.
June 10th 2016
Conference session: Transition to a new market reality
Welcome to a conference session where energy leaders discuss and showcase how they adapt to new market realities.
June 9th 2016
Technical Sessions programme released!
ONS Technical Sessions is built around the main theme for ONS, Transition, focusing on the business opportunities for technology companies.
June 3rd 2016
Karpe Diem to play at the ONS concert
We are very excited to announce that the renowned Norwegian hip hop duo, Karpe Diem, will perform at this year’s ONS Concert in Stavanger Harbour.
June 2nd 2016
Conference session: Long Term Perspectives for NCS
When you have the whole world as your business area, why put money on the Norwegian Continental Shelf? Find out when Lord Browne opens day 2 of the ONS Conference with a session on “Long Term Perspectives for the NCS”.
May 27th 2016
Conference Session: Global Energy Projects
Decisions and reflections by the panellists of the Conference session “Global Energy Projects” can have a direct effect on the oil price. Join the first day of the ONS Conference for an In-depth analysis of the oil market and to meet top executives from some of the main producing oil companies.
May 26th 2016
Statoil’s Helge Hove Haldorsen to speak at ONS Young
Why do teachers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) play an important role to the energy industry? Dr. Haldorsen explains why at Teachers’ Classroom and presents the next generation’s career opportunities.
May 24th 2016
ONS Conference session: Leading Through Transition
In order to succeed with changes and transformation processes, excellent leadership is crucial. The session Leading Through Transition, will showcase examples of leaders that have lead, or are leading businesses through tough times.
May 18th 2016
The Ocean Cleanup founder to speak at ONS 2016
Boyan Slat has established himself as one of the most promising young entrepreneurs worldwide. The Dutch inventor creates technologies to tackle global issues of sustainability. He is the founder and CEO of The Ocean Cleanup, which develops technologies to extract, prevent, and intercept plastic pollution in the oceans.
May 13th 2016
HRH Crown Prince Haakon of Norway to participate at ONS 2016
We are proud to announce that His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon will be present at ONS 2016 on the opening day and Opening Ceremony on 29 August.
May 1st 2016
Hall 8 is fully booked
The exhibition is filling up with interesting exhibitors. Hall 8 is now fully booked – have a sneak peek at the companies you will meet in this hall.
April 29th 2016
Our deepest sympathy
The ONS team would like to extend our deepest sympathy and condolances to everyone involved in and affected by the tragic helicopter accident in Norway.
April 26th 2016
We are exhibiting at OTC – meet us there!
We are in Houston, Texas 2 – 5 May to participate at OTC. Come by our booth 5129. Ask us anything about ONS 2016 – we would love to meet you!
April 22nd 2016
The programme for the ONS Conference 2016
The ONS Conference presents the biggest names in the business – so you can get global perspectives from the people with the best insight and the power to influence the future. Chair of the Conference Committee, John Knight, EVP at Statoil, shares his thoughts on the programme.
April 14th 2016
Wintershall Chairman Mario Mehren to speak at ONS 2016
Wintershall is a company with great interests in Russian gas. Why? Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of Wintershall, Mario Mehren, says it is more cost effective and less damaging to the climate than LNG. This is one of the topics Mehren will be sharing his thoughts on at the ONS Conference.
April 7th 2016
CEO of Statoil Eldar Sætre to speak at ONS 2016
Eldar Sætre will address the main theme of ONS 2016, Transition, during the Opening Ceremony. Although the industry will experience significant changes in the future, Sætre sees them as opportunities, not threats. What he believes to be crucial, though, is to continue to recruit the brightest young minds to the energy industry.
March 31st 2016
Marit Victoria Wulff Andreassen is the ONS Artist for 2016
The theme for ONS 2016 is Transition, and is the inspiration for the ONS Artist for 2016, Marit Victoria Wulff Andreassen. Her artwork will be displayed – for the very first time in the ONS history – outdoors in the festival area in the harbour of Stavanger.
March 29th 2016
Compete for ONS Innovation Awards!
ONS has a tradition of honouring the best innovators with the ONS Innovation Awards. And now it’s time to put your company’s name down for the competition.
March 10th 2016
Here are the exhibitors in Hall 2
The exhibition area is filling up with interesting companies – but we still have room for more exhibitors. Have a look at the exhibitors in Hall 2 – and see if you would like to join them. Only one stand available!
March 7th 2016
Daniel Yergin confirmed to speak at ONS 2016
Daniel Yergin is a leading authority on energy, geopolitics, and the global economy, bestselling author, and a winner of the Pulitzer Prize. He is Vice Chairman of IHS and founder of IHS Cambridge Energy Research Associates.
February 24th 2016
Lord Browne to speak at the ONS Conference
Lord Browne of Madingley is Executive Chairman of L1 Energy, an international business investing in energy. At ONS 2016 Lord Brown will present views on the Norwegian Continental Shelf from a global perspective.
February 10th 2016
Hall 3 is ready! Have a look at the exhibitors!
The exhibition is filling up with interesting exhibitors. One of the halls which is now fully booked is Hall 3. Have a look at who you will meet here!
February 3rd 2016
Schlumberger’s Catherine MacGregor to speak at ONS 2016
Catherine MacGregor is President of Schlumberger for Europe and Africa. She will participate in a conference session at ONS 2016 addressing global energy projects and activities in main oil and gas regions.
February 3rd 2016
Great interest in speaking at Technical Sessions
More than 180 different technologies were submitted before the deadline on 2 February. All of them compete to be presented at the new Technical Sessions at ONS 2016. What an amazing response to our new conference feature!
January 29th 2016
Former leaders of MI6 and CIA to speak at ONS 2016
Future global trends, geopolitical challenges and cyber threats. These are issues the energy industry needs to be prepared for, along with higher demands for security measures. Sir John Scarlett and John McLaughlin will enlighten conference delegates at ONS 2016.
January 15th 2016
CEO of Lundin Petroleum Alex Schneiter to speak at ONS 2016
Alex Schneiter is the top leader of Lundin Petroleum, one of the most successful companies on the Norwegian Shelf over the last years. With three major discoveries in the portfolio, and bold plans to continue exploring in the Barents Sea, there should be enough to cover at ONS 2016.
December 18th 2015
Speaker opportunities at Technical Sessions
Have a look at the twelve challenges in need of solutions below. If your company has the technology to solve any of these problems, you have a chance to show the world at our new Technical Sessions.
December 10th 2015
“Great chances for entrepreneurs to influence offshore wind”
“Offshore wind is in a disruptive phase, with many unsolved problems. That means great opportunities for entrepreneurs,” says Ole-Erik Vestøl Endrerud, founder and CTO of Shoreline. At ONS Young in 2016, he will talk about how he created his own career and his own company.
November 10th 2015
ONS 2016 will be bigger than ONS 2014
We have passed the record for 2014 when we had 24 000 square metres of stand space. One extra hall gives us more space in 2016 – so there is still time to join us.
October 26th 2015
ConocoPhillips CEO to speak at ONS 2016
Yet another leading figure in the international oil and energy industry is confirmed to speak at the ONS 2016 conference. Ryan M. Lance is the CEO of ConocoPhillips, one of the world’s largest oil companies.
October 8th 2015
39 pavilions at the ONS Exhibition in 2016
The pavilions at the ONS Exhibition are important. They represent a gateway into the industry for smaller companies – and they introduce interesting new companies to the established players. That’s what we call a win-win situation!
October 2nd 2015
Technical Sessions at ONS 2016
At ONS 2016, Technical Sessions will for the first time be an integrated part of the programme, underpinning ONS’ role as the leading technology marketplace for the world’s energy industry.
September 29th 2015
Shell’s CEO Ben van Beurden to speak at ONS 2016
Ben van Beurden is CEO of Royal Dutch Shell, one of the world’s largest companies, and one of the oil and gas ‘supermajors’. We are happy to announce that van Beurden will be one of the keynote speakers at ONS 2016.
September 24th 2015
The floor plan for Hall 7 is ready! Here are the exhibitors!
Operators and suppliers. Companies with international reach, as well as our most loyal local exhibitor. Three pavilions. We are more than satisfied with the mix of exhibitors in Hall 7!
September 15th 2015
Sales of stand space at ONS 2016 higher than in 2014
Operators and suppliers are eager to secure exhibition space at ONS 2016. One year ahead of the event, ONS has sold more exhibition space than ever before at this stage.
September 3rd 2015
Visit our stand at Offshore Europe!
We will participate at SPE Offshore Europe in Aberdeen next week to meet exhibitors and recruit visitors for ONS 2016. We would love to see you! Please stop by our stand, 3A25.
August 17th 2015
ONS seeks young people to join committees
Would you like to influence the programme at ONS 2016? Here’s your chance! We are looking for four young professionals or students to become members of two of our committees.
August 14th 2015
ONS sponsors NASA interns
ONS promoted technology transfer between space and energy as an interesting area during ONS 2010, with a separate pavilion dedicated to the topic. Now ONS is sponsoring internships at NASA for two students at the University of Stavanger.
August 6th 2015
Exhibitors at ONS 2016
1 241 exhibitors from 40 countries at ONS 2016. Below is a list of all our exhibitors.
June 23rd 2015
Main theme of ONS 2016: Transition
The main theme of ONS 2016 has been decided. Transition will set the scene for the conference when the world’s energy industry gets together for ONS 2016.
June 19th 2015
New hall names at the exhibition at ONS 2016
The exhibition halls at ONS will from now on be numbered.
June 16th 2015
Arild Selvig new chair of the ONS Foundation Board
Arild Selvig is the new chair of the Board of Directors of the ONS Foundation. Selvig is Senior Vice President and Head of Front-End, Forsys Subsea, a 50/50 joint venture of FMC Technologies and Technip.
June 3rd 2015
Kallman to strengthen US presence at ONS 2016
Since 1963, Kallman Worldwide has helped more than 10,000 companies, associations and government agencies to increase their share of global markets through international trade events. In 2016, Kallman will bring a new US International Pavilion to ONS.
May 22nd 2015
Bjørn Kj. Haugland is the Chair of Clean Energy Committee
ONS has long worked to promote clean energy and renewable energy sources. In 2016, this work will be further strengthened with a new expert committee for this field. The Chair is Bjørn Kj. Haugland, EVP and Chief Sustainability Officer of the DNV GL Group.
May 18th 2015
Great interest in exhibiting at ONS 2016
An increasing number of companies are applying for exhibition space at ONS 2016. In fact, only once in ONS’ 40 year long history has the number of applications been higher this long before the event.
April 16th 2015
Statoil’s John Knight is the new chair of the ONS Conference Committee
“I think what I can bring to the committee is a global perspective that I have developed whilst at Statoil, and I hope it can be of great use to ONS,” says Statoil’s John Knight.
January 28th 2015
Changes in the ONS team
The ONS Foundation keeps developing. After a restructuring of the organisation, three members of our staff have taken on new positions.
August 28th 2014
91682 visited ONS 2014
– ONS 2014 has exceeded our expectations, says President and CEO of ONS Leif Johan Sevland referring both to record high participation and the broad support on the event’s theme “Changes”.
August 28th 2014
The ONS 2014 Best Stand Awards presented to Gassco and Centrica
The traditional ONS Award Ceremony was arranged at the outdoor stage in front of an excited crowd of exhibitors and visitors at ONS 2014. The two awards for Best Stands were presented to Gassco and Centrica Energy Norway.
August 26th 2014
Innovation Awards ONS 2014 to Fishbones and Schlumberger
At the innovation luncheon, the ONS Innovation Awards were granted to finalists Fishbones and Schlumberger.
August 26th 2014
ONS Special Innovation Award to Tore Halvorsen
At today’s ONS innovation luncheon, the ONS Special Innovation Award was granted to Tore Halvorsen of FMC Technologies.
August 25th 2014
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August 20th 2014
Web exhibition presents historic ONS pictures
ONS has its 40th anniversary this year. Stavanger City Archive has assembled a web exhibition presenting pictures of ONS, stretching all the way back to our first event in 1974.
August 19th 2014
Brush & Shutter, Early Photography in China
We welcome you to the Stavanger Art Museums first exhibition of Chinese photography during the ONS 2014 week.
August 18th 2014
University Day offers a unique opportunity to do speed interviews with the energy industry
We’re offering master students to do speed interviews with the following companies attending University Day at ONS 2014: DNV GL, GE Oil & Gas, Schlumberger and ExxonMobil.
August 15th 2014
Managing change in a fast evolving environment
Since the ONS theme this year is Changes, we are pleased to announce that Hans Kristian Sundt is one of the speakers at ONS Young. In many ways, change has become the underlying theme of Sundt’s exciting career; evolving around technology and market development with aspirations to shape the future.
August 11th 2014
Christopher Hoftun: From NASA to ONS Young
Some drill for oil and gas below the bottom of the sea. Very few get to drill on planets in space…
August 8th 2014
CEO of Saudi Aramco, Khalid A. Al-Falih, to speak at the ONS Conference
Saudi Aramco ranks first among oil companies worldwide in terms of crude oil production. At ONS 2014, president and CEO Khalid A. Al Falih will participate in the plenary session on the opening day.
August 4th 2014
Dr. Homa Bahrami to the ONS Conference
A Berkeley professor with specialised knowledge of leadership will inspire the audience at the ONS Conference. According to Dr. Bahrami businesses must become “super-flexible”.
July 4th 2014
Kjell A Nordström to speak at the ONS Conference
Dr. Kjell A. Nordström is a renowned professor, author and speaker. Do not miss this inspirational presentation at the ONS Conference entitled Changes – the name of the game, where Nordström gives his predictions about the future.
July 2nd 2014
Martin Bachmann to speak at the ONS Conference
Get a sneak peek into the future at the ONS Conference on Wednesday 27 August. Martin Bachmann from Wintershall has strong opinions on the coming challenges and solutions for the international energy industry.
June 24th 2014
Oil pioneers are invited to the 40-year anniversary of ONS as special guests
When ONS celebrates its 40-year anniversary in August, they wish to honour some very special guests: the veterans whose hard work made the Norwegian oil adventure possible.
June 17th 2014
Managing Director and magician to speak at ONS Young
Tor Arnesen is a man of many talents. Not only is he the Managing Director of A/S Norske Shell but he is also a magician! At ONS Young, he will talk about why he has chosen a career in the energy industry, and how he from time to time is using magic in his everyday life
June 16th 2014
And the nominees for the ONS 2014 Innvation Awards are…
The jury has evaluated all of the applications for the ONS Innovation Awards – and the list of nominees is ready. The award will be presented in two different categories: one for large companies and one for small and medium-sized enterprises (SME).
June 11th 2014
ONS Distinguished Service Award to Jostein Haukali
The very first director of ONS, Jostein Haukali, has been honoured with the ONS Distinguished Service Award for his important contribution to the development of ONS.
June 6th 2014
Thomas Bognø of Total to speak at ONS Young
Thomas Bognø has had a steep career rise in the oil company Total. He started at Total E&P Norge after graduation, and today, only twelve years later, he holds a leading position in the Geosciences Department. At ONS Young he will talk about how this was possible.
May 28th 2014
New Project Manager for Clean Energy
“Never before has ONS put more effort into clean energy, and this will show in the conference programme, the themes in the Centre Court and in the exhibition,” says Ingvild Meland, the new Project Manager for CleanEnergy.
May 27th 2014
CEO Kristin Færøvik reveals the key to success
Kristin Færøvik, CEO of Rosenberg WorleyParsons has had a thrilling international career so far. This inspiring woman has gained broad experience from several leading positions in Australia, Norway and the UK.
May 22nd 2014
ONS conference session: Mega projects – mega opportunities
Get an idea of the big game-changing projects coming up in the near future in this afternoon session on the opening day of ONS 2014. Hege Kverneland from National Oilwell Varco (NOV) is one of the panel participants.
May 20th 2014
Philip Lambert confirmed as speaker at ONS 2014
Philip Lambert has been involved in some of the most important deals in the energy industry, and assisted the Norwegian government with the privatisation of Statoil.
May 16th 2014
Statoil CEO Helge Lund to speak at the ONS Conference
Helge Lund will participate in the plenary session on the opening day of ONS, and address the main theme of ONS 2014, Changes. He sees three main challenges that the industry must address.
May 15th 2014
Shooting star Ali Ghezelbash to speak at ONS Young
Ali Ghezelbash (34) has gained broad international experience from the Middle East, Scandinavia and the UK. After several years at a strategic consultancy and then at Statoil, he is now starting up his own business – and maybe even a few more.
May 13th 2014
Save money and build your network with Student Couchsurfing
With our host programme, you can stay with a student in Stavanger for free, attend University Day and expand your network with students from different parts of Norway.
May 13th 2014
The Prime Minister and Minister of Petroleum to ONS
Prime Minister Erna Solberg will speak at the Opening Ceremony on 25 August, where the main theme is Changes.
May 9th 2014
Wants to make science more pink
Sunniva Rose is a living example of how a person can excel in two completely different areas. She is both a girly blogger and a nuclear physicist. At ONS Young, she will share how she combines these two activities and how she is planning to make science more pink.
May 8th 2014
Iron lady of the Middle East, Sara Akbar, to speak at ONS
The firefighting lady. The iron lady of the Middle East. This is how the CEO of Kuwait Energy, Sara Akbar is known. She has more than 30 years’ experience in the oil and gas industry, and we are proud to welcome her as one of the speakers at ONS 2014.
May 2nd 2014
Left school and started his own company
At the age of 18, Max Gouchan dropped out of school and co-founded Clicklift, a company developing new lifting solutions to increase safety offshore. At ONS Young he will talk about how he – without any experience – started up his own company in the oil & gas industry.
April 30th 2014
IEA Director Maria van der Hoeven to speak about changes at ONS 2014
The main theme of ONS 2014 is Changes – a topic that is everyday business for Maria van der Hoeven, Executive Director of the IEA. Ms van der Hoeven’s main goal is to take the lead in the transition to a secure and sustainable energy future.
April 25th 2014
Fly me to ONS! Now you have more flights to choose from.
SAS, the Scandinavian airline, has adjusted and improved its timetable in connection with ONS. That makes it easier for you to get to ONS – on the days that suit you best.
April 7th 2014
Tesla CEO Elon Musk to speak at ONS 2014
Elon Musk wants to put life on Mars. He is the man behind the first electric car that people really want to drive. Elon Musk has for decades been at the forefront of technology. At ONS 2014 he will talk about the possibilities changes can give us.
April 1st 2014
Compete for the ONS Innovation Awards
The power of innovation and technological development are a common denominator for many companies in the energy industry. ONS has a tradition of honouring the best innovators with the ONS Innovation Awards. And now, dear innovators, it’s time to put your company’s name down for the competition.
February 20th 2014
For each ONS a special artist is selected to hold an exhibition to add a cultural touch for our visitors. This is one of the events that help make ONS a very special experience!
February 14th 2014
Ylvis at the ONS concert!
They’ve charmed the world – and they’ve had over 410 million hits on YouTube. Ylvis performed at the ONS concert on 27 August 2014!
February 11th 2014
Expanded exhibition area at ONS 2014
In August we will inaugurate two new exhibition halls. This will increase the total stand area to 23 907 m². This space will be filled up with exciting exhibitors from around the world!
November 14th 2013
ONS 2014 main theme: Changes
The only constant is change.
May 24th 2013
New exhibition hall on track for ONS 2014
The ONS venue, Stavanger Forum, is today a building site as a new exhibition hall is being built to replace old facilities.
February 27th 2013
New Head of Conference and new Project Manager Conference at ONS
ONS wants to further develop its conference concepts, and has appointed two individuals who will contribute towards this. Cato Meling is the foundation’s new Head of Conference and Siri Støldal Gjervan will be Project Manager Conference.
October 1st 2012
Video from the Official Opening of ONS 2012
Top executives and politicians on the Energy Paradoxes.
September 7th 2012
A big thank you!
ONS 2012 was a fantastic success. Thank you to all who contributed – our suppliers, exhibitors, visitors, volunteers, speakers and committees. We are already looking forward to 2013 and 2014!
August 31st 2012
A record ONS
A record breaking 59.913 guests from 109 nations visited us during the ONS week.
August 28th 2012
Videos from ONS 2012
Daily video reports from ONS 2012
June 27th 2012
ONS 2014 kicks off on a Monday
As always, the ONS 2014 event will be arranged at the end of August, but this time it will kick off on a Monday instead of Tuesday. Opening times on the new final day will be extended.
March 13th 2012
Leif Johan Sevland is new CEO at ONS
Leif Johan Sevland took over the reins at the ONS Foundation on 1 March 2012 after being Mayor of Stavanger for 16 consecutive years.