• Energy, Oil / Gas & Renewable Energy

    The recent oil crisis lasted long enough to have a lasting impact on the energy market. Many will say for the better, although that can sound harsh to those still working their way out of the woodwork. Regardless of position, adapting to change is the new constant, calling for leaders to be bold, innovative and inspirational in the search for a “new” competitive edge.
  • Energy, Oil / Gas & Renewable Energy

    The recent oil crisis lasted long enough to have a lasting impact on the energy market. Many will say for the better, although that can sound harsh to those still working their way out of the woodwork. Regardless of position, adapting to change is the new constant, calling for leaders to be bold, innovative and inspirational in the search for a “new” competitive edge.
  • Energy, Oil / Gas & Renewable Energy

    The recent oil crisis lasted long enough to have a lasting impact on the energy market. Many will say for the better, although that can sound harsh to those still working their way out of the woodwork. Regardless of position, adapting to change is the new constant, calling for leaders to be bold, innovative and inspirational in the search for a “new” competitive edge.
In the wake of Trump's sanctions on Iran, the US – China trade war, the recovery of shale gas and more, there is still room for optimism in 2019. Investments in the offshore industry are set to rise, showing that at least the Norwegian oil industry is in full recovery mode, thanks to higher commodity prices but also drastic cost cuts that have made projects profitable. Although the operating companies are undoubtedly looking to be in better shape, not all parties to the oil & gas value chain have found their foothold amidst the new wave of optimism for the industry, having to adhere to entirely new market conditions since before the crisis hit.
These tumultuous times calls for different approaches to leadership. Understanding the different narratives leaders must apply for periods of growth, compared with downsizing, or even through a journey of disruption, makes all the difference.
Since the company was established in Stavanger in 1992 InterSearch Norway has been the leading Executive Search specialist within oil & gas in Norway, consistently delivering successful search and advisory assignments on behalf of some of the world's leading operators, contractors & services companies. Regardless of how the market fluctuates our best-practice experience, and in-depth understanding of the industry has enabled us to provide our clients with the rights skills at the right time.

Energy & Renewables

Key Contact
  • Trond Hess
    Trond Hess
    CEO
trond.hess@intersearch.no
In line with our energy practice InterSearch Norway is investing heavily in building our renewable energy arm, representing everything from start-ups set to disrupt the energy waste market, to global majors in their efforts to transition over to clean energy. Combining these efforts with our dedicated Shipping & Marine practice allows for a uniqueness in our scope, and ability to add value.
As Global Practice Leader for InterSearch Worldwide's Energy, Oil & Gas & Renewable Energy Expertise InterSearch Norway manages a group network of close to 50 sector specific senior consultants in 30 countries. InterSearch Norway can thus represent clients in carrying out executive search assignments virtually anywhere on the globe!
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Trond Hess
CEO

Trond Hess is highly experienced and has thorough knowledge of the contractor and supply industry, particularly pertaining to the fields of drilling and wells, subsea, business development and supply chain management. His experience with recruitment ranges from top- and middle-management to senior specialists.

Trond has management experience from the oil and gas industry, telecom and IT. He is also skilled in strategy work, project management and sales and marketing.

He earned a bachelor’s degree in international marketing, negotiation and management from BI Norwegian School of Management.

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