In this episode of #LØRN, Silvija talks to CEO of Aker BP, Karl Johnny Hersvik, about visualization of data, algorithm based optimization and reorganization of the value chain. Prior to joining Aker BP, he served as head of research for Statoil. Mr. Hersvik has held a number of specialist and executive positions at Norsk Hydro and StatoilHydro. He holds a number of directorships whose objective is to promote cooperation between industry and academia. In the episode, Karl Johnny goes into detail how new technologies and access to new data will be a game changer for Norway's most aggressive oil company in the years to come.
What do you do at work?
We find, develop and produce oil and gas at the lowest possible cost.
What are the key concepts in your technology?
Access to and visualization of data, algorithm-based optimization and reorganization of the value chain.
Why is it exciting?
Because it goes so incredibly fast.
Your own projects in your technology?
Eureka / CognIT.
A favorite future quote?
Data must be like air, immediately available.
Main points from our conversation?
I think we need to increase our pace.