ONS Renewable Markets: Offshore wind

In cooperation with Norwegian Energy Partners (NORWEP) and Greater Stavanger, ONS invites to a full-day seminar exploring the opportunities in the offshore wind industry for oil and gas players.

Offshore wind and the macro picture

10:30 Welcome & ministerial address
Mr. Terje Søviknes, Norwegian Minister of Petroleum and Energy

10:40 Renewable energy – Norwegian Energy Partners setting the scene
Mr. Jon Dugstad, Director Wind & Solar, Norwegian Energy Partners

10:50 The future of offshore wind
Mr. Giles Dickson, CEO, Wind Europe

11:05 Offshore wind in a global context
Mr. Alastair Dutton, Managing Director, Ltd

11:20 Ørsted, world’s largest operator leading the industry forward to where?
Mr. Ulrik Stridbæk, VP Head of Regulatory Affair, Ørsted

11:30 Equinor – continous innovation in offshore wind
Mr. Sebastian Bringsværd, Head of Hywind Development, Equinor

11:40 Powering progress together – Why Shell New Energies is growing offshore wind
Ms. Dorine Bosman, Vice President Wind Development, New Energy Technologies Shell

11:50 Havsul offshore wind farm
Mr. Martin Langham, Divisional Director Enbridge Energy, Renewables

12:00 Panel debate: What does it take to make offshore wind competitive in a global setting? Are there still lessons to be learned from the O&G industry?

Chair: Mr. Jon Dugstad, Director Wind & Solar, Norwegian Energy Partners

Additional panellist:
Mr. Jan Serup Hylleberg, CEO, Danish Wind Industry Association

12:45 Lunch

Hear from:

Terje Søviknes,
Norwegian Minister of Petroleum and Energy
Jon Dugstad
Director Wind & Solar
Norwegian Energy Partners
Giles Dickson
Wind Europe
Alastair Dutton
Managing Director Ltd
Ulrik Stridbæk
VP Head of Regulatory Affair
Sebastian Bringsværd
Head of Hywind Development
Dorine Bosman
Vice President Wind Development, New Energy Technologies
Martin Langham
Divisional Director
Enbridge Energy, Renewables
Jan Serup Hylleberg
Danish Wind Industry Association

Higher efficiency and lower cost – how?

13:30 Mr. Holger Matthiesen, Project Director E.ON

13:45 Ms. Beate Myking. SVP New Energy Operations, Equinor

14:00 Mr. Torben Hvid Larsen, SVP CTO, MHI Vestas

14:15 Panel debate:

  • Technology development, efficiency or volume– what does it take to ensure further significant reduction of LCOE? Can O&G suppliers add value?
  • How can innovations from sub-suppliers find its usage in an EPCI contract-model world?
  • Supplier strategies for highly efficient offshore wind installation & construction?

Chair: Mr. David Ottesen, Director Wind, Norwegian Energy Partners

Additional panellists:

  • Mr. John Olav Tande, Chief Scientist / Research Manager, SINTEF Energy Research
  • Mr. Even Larsen, CEO, Fred. Olsen Windcarrier
  • Mr. Peder Christian Melleby, SVP Renewables, Kværner
  • Mr. Nils Arne Hatleskog, EVP Field Development & Offshore Wind, Aibel
  • Mr. John Stangeland, CEO, NorSea Group / Chairman, NSG Wind

15:00 Coffee break

15:15 Floating wind – a new era for offshore wind

Are floating technology and services from offshore oil & gas available and useful for floating wind?

Chair: Mr Birger Haraldseid, Manager Opportunity Development, Energy,
Greater Stavanger Economic Development


  • Mr. Knut Erik Steen, Director, Norwegian Energy Partners
  • Mr. Ole Stobbe, Business Development Manager Northern Europe, IDEOL Offshore
  • Mr. Knut Vassbotn, Head of Business Development, Offshore Wind, Aker Solutions
  • Mr. Arne Eik, Leading Business Developer, Equinor
  • Mr. Rhodri James, Manager, Carbon Trust
  • Mr. Johan Sandberg, Country Manager Sweden, DNV GL

16:15 End of programme

Hear from:

Holger Matthiesen
Project Director Arkona
E.ON Climate & Renewables Services
Beate Myking
SVP New Energy Operations
Torben Hvid Larsen
MHI Vestas
David Ottesen
Director Wind
Norwegian Energy Partners
John Olav Tande
Chief Scientist / Research Manager
SINTEF Energy Research
Even Larsen
Fred. Olsen Windcarrier
Peder Christian Melleby
SVP Renewables
Nils Arne Hatleskog
EVP Field Development & Offshore Wind
John Stangeland
NSG Wind
Birger Haraldseid
Manager Opportunity Development, Energy
Greater Stavanger Economic Development
Knut Erik Steen
Norwegian Energy Partners
Ole Stobbe
Business Development Manager Northern Europe
IDEOL Offshore
Knut Vassbotn
Head of Business Development, Offshore Wind
Aker Solutions
Arne Eik
Leading Business Developer
Rhodri James
Carbon Trust
Johan Sandberg
Country Manager Sweden


Please be advised that you must have a ONS Exhibition ticket or a ONS Conference Pass to purchase a ticket for Renewable Markets.