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Lars Anders Myklebust

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Lars Anders Myklebust, FSO/SURF deputy manager for the Martin Linge project

Lars holds a Master of Science degree in Marine Cybernetics from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology. In addition, his extensive military education includes time at the Defence Staff College, Naval Academy and Naval Officers’ Training School in Norway.

Lars joined Total in 2009 after a long and successful career in the Royal Norwegian Navy where he worked as head of the ship automation section, discipline lead for the Norwegian Frigate project and engineer onboard various naval warships. Beginning in 2003, Lars was named discipline lead for the Norwegian Frigate project in charge of verifying the design, deliveries and handover of instruments and ship automation systems. From 2005, Lars was head of ship automation for the naval technical division.

His career at Total focuses on project management. When he joined Total, he closely monitored the BP-operated Valhall Redevelopment project and the ConnocoPhillips-operated LoFS, Cessation, Ekofisk South and Eldfisk II projects. At the same time, he led the early design process for the onshore control center in TEPN and the IS Need study. He was managing the start of the pre-project phase for the FSO until he moved to the Atla Fast-Track project in 2010. After the successful start-up of the Atla field, he joined the Martin Linge project in 2012.

Lars Anders Myklebust now holds the position of FSO/SURF deputy manager for the Martin Linge project. Since joining the project in 2012, he has also worked as SURF manager and head of SURF operations.



Martin Linge

  • In charge of all offshore subsea installation work for the project. His efforts contributed to the record breaking HSE results of zero reportable incidents from the offshore subsea installations since 2013.
  • In charge of the installation of the world’s longest (162 km) subsea HVAC cable reaching from shore to the Martin Linge field and the “new-to-field” static-dynamic HVAC cable between the fixed ML-A and permanent moored ML-B (100 m water depth).
  • Won the Best Innovators 2016 award together with key personnel from the project and TEC-Elec.

Atla Fast-Track

  • In charge of the URF package and marine installation work. The Atla Fast-Track project successfully started up on October 2012, with a record breaking duration of only two years from discovery to start-up.

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