On 1 August 2020, Steinar Våge (56) entered the position as President for ConocoPhillips in Europe, Middle East and North Africa, with main office in Stavanger.
Våge has been working for ConocoPhillips since 1988 and has held several leadership positions in Norway and globally. His latest assignment was Senior Vice President, Global Operations, Wells and Projects, with the corporate headquarters in Houston, US.
Steinar Våge has a master’s degree in reservoir engineering from the University of Stavanger. Throughout his career in the company he has had assignments in the USA and the UK. From 2004 to 2007, he led two of the company's operations in Venezuela, and from 2007 to 2015 he managed ConocoPhillips’ operations in Norway and Europe. He replaces Terri King who became President, Lower 48 in the US from August 1.
‘I look forward to lead the activities in our region going forward. We have an active exploration program on the Norwegian continental shelf, a new development of the Tor field continues, and an extensive drilling program in the Greater Ekofisk Area progresses. ConocoPhillips has a long-term perspective for the region with several exciting projects,’ Våge highlights.
Steinar Våge comes from Vågsøy and lives in Stavanger.