A. Bjarne Moe

Former Director General Norway's Ministry of Petroleum and Energy

Bjarne Moe has been involved with the oil and gas sector for 35 years, for Norway's Ministry of Petroleum and Energy most of that time. He has, however, also worked for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and served as a diplomat. In 1988, Moe was appointed director general with responsibility for the oil and gas sector. Later he was for several years responsible for the Norwegian government’s investments in the oil and gas sector. In addition, Moe has lectured at a college and has served as chairman and as a member of numerous committees concerned with activities in the industry. He has also chaired several bilateral commissions involving other countries. Moe holds a degree in statistics and economics and a degree in economics from the University of Oslo.