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Morten Haug Emilsen

Manager Well Control


Morten Haug Emilsen has led our well kill and blowout contingency group since 2015 and is a well control advisor with experience from a number of blowouts world-wide including Aliso Canyon, Macondo and Montara. He specialises in transient multiphase flow simulations and drilling related technical software development and has 25 years of experience with the OLGA software. His competence within flow assurance has been utilised on a number of major field developments, conceptual studies, detailed engineering projects, topside process design as well as specialised applications like underbalanced/ managed pressure drilling application and multilateral well design. Morten has authored and co-authored multiple technical papers, including the BP Deepwater Horizon Accident Investigation Report and testified as an expert witness in US District Court. Morten holds a MSc in Fluid Engineering from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology.