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13 - 15 May 2025
In person & on-demand recordingsOkura, Amsterdam

Helge Haugane
Senior Vice President, Gas & Power at Equinor


Helge joined Equinor in 2003 in a four-year corporate trainee program where he worked within oil trading, the Natural Gas Group, Project Control and the Corporate Planning Unit working with the Statoil/Hydro merger in 2007.

After the merger, he took the role of Leading Advisor for Economic Analysis for upstream before heading the Analysis Unit in the Natural Gas segment. Helge relocated to London in 2011 to become Head of Business Control in Global Strategy and Business Development and in 2012 took the position of Vice President of Finance and Control for global strategy and business development, where he also held the position as the Managing Director for Equinor in the UK.

In 2014, Helge relocated to Houston where held the position of Vice President, Finance and Control for Equinor’s North American business. In 2017 he moved back to Norway and held the position as Vice President Finance and control for the MMP business area (Marketing, Midstream and Processing). In 2020 Helge took the position as Senior Vice President for Equinor’s gas and power business.

Helge holds a master’s degree in Economics and Finance from the Norwegian School of Economics. He holds numerous board positions in Statoil’s subsidiaries and also serves as Chairman of the BoD of Danske Commodities, which is Equinor’s subsidiary for power and short term 3rd party gas trading.

Agenda Sessions

  • Solo: Planning for natural gas’s challenging future: managing volatility coming out of the energy transition

  • Panel: 16 years left till 2040 – is that it for European gas? Strategies for operating within the adopted decarbonised gas and hydrogen package: Aspirational vs attainable targets