Technology, Innovation & Decarbonisation in the Energy Sectors

Torbjørg Klara Fossum

Position: VP Global CCS Solutions, MMP Low Carbon Solutions, Equinor

Torbjørg Klara Fossum (female), graduated with an M.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Trondheim and joined Equinor (former Statoil) in 1997. She currently holds the position as Vice President for Global CCS. Through various leadership positions she has gained insight in Equinor’s unique capability and experience within Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS). These capabilities are based on decades of technology development, Technology Centre Mongstad (the world’s largest test centre for developing CO2 capture technologies), >25 years of operational experience (CCS projects Sleipner, Snøhvit, InSalah) and the current development of the CO2 transport and storage projects in the North Sea that are crucial to enable European industries to de-carbonise (Norway’s  Northern Lights, Smeaheia and Polaris and UK’s Northern Endurance Partnership)