About Gunnar Espeland

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