About Gunnar Espeland

Gunnar Espeland is a partner and head of Simonsen Vogt Wiig's Stavanger office. He specialises within oil and gas, and has more than 15 years' experience as in-house and external legal counsel within oil and gas greenfield development projects, brownfield, onshore and offshore construction, and decommissioning projects. His practice includes corporate and M&A, tie-ins and third-party access agreements, advice on operator's safety and preparedness obligations, IPR contracts and digitalisation projects. He participated as a member of the negotiating committee on behalf of the Norwegian Oil and Gas Association for the latest update of the Norwegian industry model contracts for oil and gas construction (EPCI model contracts).