SPEAKER FEATURE: 5TH ANNUAL AFRICA GAS & LNG SUMMIT 2014 (AFGAS2014)
Are Lysnes Brautaset
Head of Legal Affairs and Compliance Officer
Are has 18 years’ experience with oil and gas law. He has been a researcher at the Department of Petroleum Law at the University of Oslo, and he has worked for an energy law firm in Oslo, Norway.
He started as in-house counsel in 2000, first for the oil and gas division of Norsk Hydro, and from 2007 for Statoil. Are has worked all areas of the up- and midstream oil and gas industry, with a particular focus on gas related projects, including the Ormen Lange gas export project, the Snøhvit LNG project, the reorganization of the gas transportation system on the Norwegian Continental shelf and the Mongstad gas-to-power tolling project. Since 2008 he has been working on Statoil’s international exploration and production projects in such countries as Angola, Nigeria, Libya, Iraq and Indonesia.