Norway & the UK: The Future Power Region of Europe

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Date: Monday 8th of May

Time: 08:00 – 10:00am

Breakfast will be available at 08.00
Programme starts at 08.30 – 09:30
Networking 09:30 – 10:00

Location: Engineerium, Snarøyveien 20, 1360 Fornebu (inside the Quality Hotel)



You are cordially invited to an event hosted by Aker Solutions in collaboration with the British Norwegian Chamber of Commerce: Norway and the UK: The future power region of Europe.

As European Governments grapple with the seemingly opposing agendas to provide sufficient secure, reliable, clean and affordable energy, this event will explore the most pressing barriers to be overcome for Norway and the UK to become the future power region of Europe.

The event will be moderated by Stephen Bull, Chair of Renewable UK and include short presentations and a panel discussion with excellent speakers.

Key topics for discussion will include:

  • Ongoing renewable energy and CCUS opportunities in the UK and Norway,
  • Risk/reward collaboration models,
  • Preparing for increased electricity demand and strengthening the grid,
  • Leveraging competence from the oil & gas sector towards renewables,
  • Building robust supply chains to meet energy needs.




H.E. Ms. Jan Thompson CMB OBE, has been appointed His Majesty’s Ambassador to the Kingdom of Norway in succession to Mr Richard Wood.We are delighted to welcome the new British Ambassador having taken up her appointment this April 2023 (awaiting final confirmation)

Andreas Bjelland Eriksen – State secretary for the Prime Minister in the Department of Oil & Energy


Håkon Borgen– Executive Director Ocean Development, Statnett (awaiting final confirmation)


Arne Ljungmann –  Head of Country, BP Alternative Energy Investments (awaiting final confirmation)


Kjetel Digre –  Aker Solutions, CEO with extensive experience from the oil and gas industry, most recently in Aker BP as SVP Operations and Asset Development, as well as 25 years in Equinor where he held several positions within project execution and field development

Stephen Bull – Moderator – Chair of Renewables UK and Executive Vice President for Renewables at Aker Solutions with a passion for the energy transition.


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