Partner & Head of Oil Market Research
Bjørnar is Head of Oil Markets in Rystad Energy and manages the Oil Markets Team. He is product manager for the Oil Market Solutions (Oil Market Analytics, OilMarketCube and Oil Market Update) and is Rystad Energy’s main expert on oil market fundamentals and macro. He also contributes to UCube’s liquids production data and Rystad Energy’s house view on the oil market. Bjørnar also contributes in various consulting projects involving oil market analysis. Bjørnar holds a Master of Science degree in Industrial Economics and Technology Management from NTNU (Siv.ing.) and also a mechanical engineering degree (BSc.) from the Oslo University College (HiO). He has previously worked for Nordea Markets, the financial brokerage arm of the largest bank in the Nordic region, as a Commodities Strategist primarily focusing on the oil products markets. He has also worked for Orkla Finans, the investment brokerage subsidiary of Orkla.
1. What is your main role at Rystad Energy?
Rystad Energy’s main expert on oil market fundamentals and team leader for the Oil Market Team.
2. What do you enjoy most at Rystad Energy?
I enjoy working with all the talented, knowledgeable and pleasant colleagues and learning something new every day.
3. What has your greatest achievement been at Rystad Energy?
Bringing the Global Oil Market Trends Report to the market in 2015 and the OilMarketCube in 2018.
4. How do you work with the different departments at Rystad Energy?
We work closely with all departments across Rystad Energy, from technology and consulting, to sales and marketing.
5. Why should people work for Rystad Energy?
If you are ambitious and enjoy working in a multi-cultural, professional, fact- and data-oriented working environment, Rystad Energy is the place to be. We are a dynamic, young company in growth with huge ambitions as a global knowledge house for oil and gas.
6. Where is Rystad Energy heading?
We are continuously expanding our presence, client base, knowledge base and product suite. I believe Rystad Energy has the capacity to become the global leader in energy market data and analysis.