Meet the Team
Our team has a wide and extensive background from the Oil & Gas industry. We share a common interest in Innovation and Technology. Since the inception of Ace Oil Tools, we have developed a range of innovative products and cost efficient solutions for our clients.
Norway – Stavanger
Chief Executive OfficerLasse@aceoiltools.com
Lasse Hetland, co-founder and CEO of Ace Oil Tools. Hetland has more than 20 years of experience from oil services, 15 years in Weatherford with various positions but mainly focus on Casing Running, and 3 years in Tesco Corporation as Sales Manager/Country Manager.
Chief Technology OfficerMorten@aceoiltools.com
Morten Klausen started his career in 2001 in Smedvig, Seadrill and last named as Archer Wellservice. He has worked offshore nearly 12 years within Drilling, Completion and Well Intervention as Wireline Supervisor. Klausen is one of the founders of Ace Oil Tools and is acting as Chief Technology Officer. Morten has his educational background from Stavanger Offshore Tekniske fagskole.
Ken Erik Steine
Business Development ManagerKen@aceoiltools.com
Ken Erik Steine started his Oil & Gas career in Maersk Drilling, then Schlumberger and Tesco Corporation. After 3 years working with Casing Drilling/Running in Tesco Corporation, Steine founded Ace Oil Tools together with Morten Klausen and Lasse Hetland.
Joachim Åkesson started as a Sales Manager 1st of August 2016. Prior to joining Ace Oil Tools he has a career with Tesco Corporation, Smith Services and Franks International. He has eight years of experience within Sales, Project Management and Operations.
Bjarte Røssland started his Oil & Gas career in Dolphin Drilling, moved on to Tesco Corporation and then to Franks International, acting as Casing/Running Supervisor in both companies. Røssland joined Ace Oil Tools as Operations Manager in 2015
Anders Harestad holds a Certificate of Apprenticeship as a car mechanic. Prior to joining Ace Oil Tools in June 2016, he worked at Hytech Personell as a Mechanic for one and a half year, and as a Car Mechanic apprentice for three years with Ford.
US – Houston
Ellen M. Walvik
Ellen M. Walvik joined Ace Oil Tools in April 2016. Walvik has a broad experience in building organisations, project management, communication and marketing - from both private and public sector. She holds a Master of Arts with the combination Finance, Social Pedagogy and French.
US – Houston
VP Western HemisphereMike@aceoiltools.com
Mike Moffitt has a proud history in downhole tool development and deployment. He began his career in liner systems and has nine years’ experience developing directional casing and liner drilling solutions with Tesco and Schlumberger. Mike brings to Ace Oil Tools many talents from his roles in product development, sales, & operations engineering, and has been awarded 10 patents in casing and liner drilling Technologies.