Enhanced Drilling

Enabling innovative technology for more than 30 years

Who We Are

Innovative, enabling technology is at the very heart of Enhanced Drilling. That's been the case for more than 30 years.

We provide specialist drilling technology and services to the offshore oil & gas industry. From risk-reduction technologies to environmentally beneficial systems, Enhanced Drilling creates cost-effective, benefit-enhancing solutions for some of the offshore industry's biggest challenges.

Our track record in the field is enviable, with 800+ wells surpassed for our RMR®, EC-Drill® and CTS technologies.

Around the world, Enhanced Drilling's solutions have enabled some of the most respected operators in the industry to drill with confidence, create new drilling opportunities and to stay on schedule - cost effectively.

It's not just about today but tomorrow too with constant development of new technology, Enhanced Drilling is leading the way when it comes to next-generation drilling solutions that deliver enhanced safety, reliability, cost effectiveness and environmental benefits. 

With Enhanced Drilling's global team of experts, you can be sure of the right solution backed up by the right support, no matter how challenging the environment.

Why We Are Here

Our Vision

Our vision is to be a world-class oil field service company through leading, innovative technologies.  

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Our Misson

We deliver Subsea systems and services that transport fluid and solids as well as manage well bore pressure. We strive to create stakeholder value, without damage to property or the environment, whilst bringing everyone home safe. 

Our Beliefs and Values

Our values drive everything we do in Enhanced Drilling. They set the course, and drive our decisions and actions. Our values embodies the core of our existence, to find new, innovative solutions and technologies for our customers. 

 

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Our HSEQ Policy

Enhanced Drilling’s target is zero Health, Safety, Environment, Quality, Security and Integrity incidents.

Our success and growth is dependent on our continuous drive and dedication for zero harm to people and the environment in everything we do from planning and execution of our services, to design of our products.

Our target, activities and commitment shall always be in the best interest of our employees, customers, owners and the communities affected by our activities.

ISO Certifications

Our Management System is certified according to NS-EN ISO 14001:2015 and NS-EN 9001:2015 and NS-ISO 45001:2018

Sustainability

The increased global focus on the environment the last decades is also a big part of Enhanced Drillings focus. We are here to do our part of the job by innovating and continuously improve our technology and services.

We are already working hard to contribute to the environmental challenges we are facing, and will continue to engage in new ways of thinking and cooperation with our clients to make sure we contribute with proactiveness and sustainability to ensure that we are doing what we can to protect the globe.

Career Opportunities

Do you want to join us in delivering innovative drilling solutions for tomorrow's oil and gas industry?

Read about career opportunities in Enhanced Drilling. 

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Meet Our Management Team

Kjetil Lunde

CEO

Kjetil Lunde has almost a decade of experience from senior management roles in addition to five years as a management consultant. Prior to joining Enhanced Drilling, he held the position of VP Finance and Business Control Platform Drilling Division at Odfjell Drilling. While there he also worked as head of business controllers across divisions in the role Manager Business Management and Control. Kjetil, who is a graduate of NHH (Norwegian School of Economics) has also held positions as Senior Manager with PwC Consulting and CFO for Marinealuminium Group and Stord Offshore. Kjetil has previously held the position as VP Finance and Business Support with Enhanced Drilling.

Per Christian Stenshorne

VP Product Line

Per Christian Stenshorne is responsible for the development of the company's service offerings and IP portfolio. Per Christian has more than 20 years of oilfield experience. He started his career with Schlumberger on international assignments doing MWD/MWD before moving on to directional drilling. He then moved back to Norway and worked on subsea pumps and processing for Aker Solutions in various roles. In 2008 he joined Ocean Riser Systems, which later merged with EDR in 2012. During his tenure with EDR for the past 13 years he has held various technical, commercial and managerial roles. Per Christian holds a MSc. in Mechanical Engineering from the Norwegian University of Science & Technology (NTNU) in Trondheim. Per Christian mixes hands-on field experience with a solid academic and engineering background. He has a keen interest for developing solutions that bring value to our customers and is the inventor of several of our newest developments. In his spare time, besides spending time with his family, he is a keen skier and touring cyclist. Multiple trips to the Balkan mountains and a 6-month solo ride from Europe to China being the highlights to date.

Harald Hufthammer

VP Technology

VP Technology. As VP of Technology Harald has the responsibility to monitor performance and improve the reliability of the Enhanced Drilling Asset fleet. Harald has 25 years of experience from the oil and gas industry most of it in developing subsea pumping system. Prior to joining Enhanced Drilling Harald held the role as Technology manager in IKM Cleandrill. Harald is educated Cheif Engineer at Bergen Maritime School. In his spare time Harald love spending time in the garage.

Bernt Eikemo

VP Sales

Bernt Eikemo is VP Sales, with responsibility for all aspects of sales, marketing, and contract activities within the company. His main responsibility is to grow the marked for Enhanced Drillings technology portfolio. Bernt has been working within subsea pump based Dual Gradient and Managed Pressure Drilling technologies over the last 18 years in different positions within operations, sales, and marketing. He holds a degree in BEng Engineering from Western Norway University of Applied Science. Bernt enjoys creating value for customers through innovation and commercialisation of new technology. In is spare time Bernt enjoys skiing, hiking and to challange him self through different air sports.

Rune M Daae

VP Finance & Business Support

As VP Finance & Business Support, Rune M. Daae is responsible for the administrative, financial and risk management operations of the company, including HR, IT and Supply Chain.Rune has been with Enhanced Drilling since 2011, having previously held the position as the company’s Group Accounting Manager. Prior to joining Enhanced Drilling, he worked at Arthur Andersen & Co, and EY. Rune graduated from BI (Norwegian Business School) as a registered public accountant and holds a degree from NHH (Norwegian School of Economics) as a state authorized public accountant – a degree recognized today as Master in Accounting and Auditing. Rune is a team player, who demonstrates integrity, respect, and inclusiveness. When not at his desk, Rune like many Norwegians, loves skiing and hiking.

Tom Hasler

SVP Business Development

Tom Hasler is SVP Business Development, with responsibility for the global growth of Enhanced Drilling. In this role he identifies expansion opportunities within new geographies, product lines and technologies, and through strategic collaborations. Tom started his career as a Mechanical Engineer involved in the design and operation of seabed excavation technologies. After moving into operations management, and later into leadership roles, he worked in Aberdeen, Houston, Perth and Bergen for offshore service companies including PSL Energy Services and AGR Subsea AS. Tom has previously been CEO of Enhanced Drilling, and was also the founder and CEO of IKM Cleandrill AS. He has a strong background of creating, growing and managing successful companies within technology based offshore services. Tom hold a BEng Mechanical Engineering degree from Edinburgh University. Tom enjoys creating value through the commercialisation of innovative disruptive technologies. In his sparetime Tom enjoys Sailing, skiing and hiking in the Scottish mountains

Lars J. Halvorsen

COO

As COO, Lars J. Halvorsen leads the Global Operations in Enhanced DrillingLars has 18 years of experience from the oil and gas industry. Prior to joining Enhanced Drilling in 2021, Lars served as Managing Director with Semco Maritime AS and has previously built an extensive leadership track record from Odfjell Drilling in several VP positions related to Project, Engineering and Operations.Lars holds a Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering and Technology Management in addition to several leadership programs. Lars leads by the motto “Inspire for success”. His personal interests include an active family life with skiing during winter and making the most of the ocean during summer. Also, Lars is genuinely interested in people, technology, gadgets, and sports - in particular motorsports.

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