Management team

Manage-
ment team

Bjørn Angeltveit - WellConnection

Bjørn Angeltveit – CEO, WellConnection

Bjørn, who has gathered more than 25 years’ experience in drilling within the oil and gas sector, joined WellConnection in May 2019. Throughout his career he has held numerous positions in management, sales and business development working in Asia as well as Aberdeen and Stavanger, latterly as VP Business Development at COSL Drilling Europe AS. He is a former CEO of the IOT Group and held various management positions in Odfjell Drilling.

Bjørn holds a Master’s degree in Materials Technology for the University of Stavanger.

He is Chief Executive Officer of WellConnection, responsible for all the Group’s operations across Norway and the UK.

Tormod Østhus - WellConnection

Tormod Østhus – CFO, WellConnection

Tormod joined WellConnection in March 2019 as Chief Financial Officer . Prior to this he served as the CFO of Scan Tech AS from 2015. During his 10 years in the industry, he has held various financial leadership roles with the offshore drilling contractor Seadrill Ltd, including Finance Director for the subsidiary North Atlantic Drilling from 2012-2015 and has also gained broad experience within M&A, stock exchange listings, other capital market transactions as well as financial reporting and controlling.

Tormod holds an MSc in Accounting and Auditing from the Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration (NHH). He is a State Authorised Public Accountant and started his career as an auditor for PwC.

Arild Myrland- WellConnection

Arild Myrland – Project Director, WellConnection Norway

Arild has more than 20 years’ experience within high pressure cleaning and began managing Chemtech AS in 1998 until it was acquired by WellConnection in 2016, when he was appointed as Managing Director. Arild is responsible for WellConnection’s Norm/Hydroclean operations in three locations – Stavanger, Mongstad and Hammerfest – and has been instrumental in developing the company into the leading hydrocleaning provider in Norway.

Arild was also one of the founders of the company Norm Management AS, a consultancy company within NORM/LSA.

Bruce McKay- WellConnection

Bruce McKay – Chief Executive Officer, WellConnection IOS

Bruce joined the company as Drillpipe Operations Manager in 2017 having previously worked for Smith International and Schlumberger. He took over the position of Managing Director in June 2021 and is responsible for overseeing all operations at the WellConnection IOS facility in Peterhead, Scotland.