Helge Hove Haldorsen holds the position of VP Investor Relations North America with Equinor in Houston after serving as Director General Statoil Mexico in Mexico City and VP Strategy & Portfolio Statoil North America. Prior to his tenure at Statoil, Haldorsen worked for Norsk Hydro in various roles including Chief Reservoir Engineer, Vice President Technology and Competence, Vice President Exploration and Research, Senior Vice President International Exploration and Production, and President Hydro Gulf of Mexico. Helge has also held various engineering positions at The British Petroleum Company, Standard Oil of Ohio (Sohio), and ExxonMobil in Anchorage, London, San Francisco, Stavanger and Houston. He was a Second Lieutenant in the Royal Norwegian Navy and a Professor of Industrial Mathematics at the University of Oslo as well as a Lecturer at Stanford University in California. He has served on the Society of Petroleum Engineer's Board of Directors for three years. He also has been an SPE Distinguished Lecturer and an SPE Distinguished Author. He has authored a large number of technical papers and articles on reservoir engineering and other E&P themes.