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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

Lasse Hetland

Chief Executive Officer

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.

Morten Klausen

Chief Technology Officer

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 Manager

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

Sales Manager

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

Operations Manager

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

Workshop Mechanic

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

Office Manager

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

Mike Moffitt

VP Western Hemisphere

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.

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