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The History of Norwegian oil – A brief outline of some of the main events
Thursday, May 3rd, 2018 @ 15:15 - 17:00
The lecture will give an overview of the most important events and decisive moments in Norwegian oil history. The lecture will also address the current situation regarding the economy, employment and plans for further development of new specialized technology concerning the oil industry.
Finally, a look at the possible end of an era – what’s next? What will happen when the Norwegian oil reserve is depleted? And how will the Norwegian economy cope with transition to an economy without oil?
Finn Harald Sandberg was born in Norway 1949 just a couple of miles from the Swedish border. After graduating from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology in Trondheim as a Naval Architect and Marine Engineer in 1974. Sandberg got his first job in research and development concentrating on new design and specialized large gas tankers. During his career he has spent 6 years as an engineer at the shipyard in Stavanger and almost 25 years working for Statoil in various position including project manager for several megaprojects. Strandberg is currently employed as curator at the Norwegian Petroleum museum in Stavanger.
The event is free for members of UF and Föreningen Norden. Non-members: 20Kr