Mr. Kristiansen, born 1963, holds the position of Chief Technology Officer of Rapid Oil. Mr. Kristiansen is responsible for engineering and project execution in the company. He is an experienced oil & gas executive with more than 30 years’ experience from the oil and gas industry. Prior to joining Rapid Oil, Mr. Kristiansen was the Executive Vice President of Engineering & Supply Chain of BW Offshore. He has held various executive positions in BW Offshore in the period from 2002 to 2012.
Mr. Kristiansen started his carrier as a Process Engineer in Phillips Petroleum Co. and held after that various management positions in different engineering companies before joining BW Offshore.
Mr. Kristiansen is a Norwegian national and holds a Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the Norwegian University of Technology and Science in Trondheim.