Norwegian offshore consultancy Ridge has appointed Ole Jacob Sandal as subsurface manager, effective November 1, 2018.
Sandal possesses extensive international and North Sea experience gained over 20 years in the oil and gas business, with roles ranging from exploration, drilling, corporate management and business development, combined with. He brings to the role a broad technical background, with a masters in petroleum geophysics and geology from University of Bergen, and a large national and international network within oil and gas business, research and finance.
In connection with this appointment, Ridge enters into a co-operation agreement with HRH Geology.
“In recent years, I have focused on establishing HRH Geology AS in Norway,” Sandal said. “HRH is a world-leading niche company in geo operations. Therefore, it makes sense that HRH and Ridge enter into a close partnership where we will front a total service range within subsurface to the operators.
“Ridge already has a good market share within subsurface, this will now be doubled overnight with consultants, studies, gas analysis and software.
“Ridge subsurface now counts 40 experienced geo-professionals already at start-up.”