At Aker Solution's stand at OTC 2019 (left-right): Jørgen Kristiansen (Deputy Mayor of Kristiansand), Halvard Aglen (CEO of Port of Kristiansand), Even Fjellestad (Business Region Kristiansand), Jon-Olav Strand (Deputy County Mayor, Aust-Agder County), Agnes Norgaard (Norwegian Confederation of Trade Unions - LO), Robert Cornels Nordli (Mayor of Arendal) and Kåre Andersen (Head of Economic Development at Arendal Municipality).

A political delegation from Agder spent a full day at OTC 2019 visiting companies from the Agder region.

The delegation, led by Mayor of Arendal Robert Cornels Nordli, Deputy Mayor of Kristiansand Jørgen Kristiansen and Deputy County Mayor of Aust-Agder Jon-Olav Strand, also included representatives of Vest-Agder County, the Port of Kristiansand and Invest In Agder.

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Several GCE NODE companies have separate stands at OTC, others are part of the joint GCE NODE stand at the Norwegian pavilion.

“We are very pleased that the political delegation from Agder travels to Houston to meet our companies, to learn to know them and to support their business,” says Anne-Grete Ellingsen, CEO of GCE NODE.

Agder political delegation at NOV stand.
Agder political delegation at the joint GCE NODE stand.
State Secretary Liv Lønnum at the Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and Energy (right) visited the joint GCE NODE stand at OTC 2019. Left: Anne-Grete Ellingsen, CEO of GCE NODE. Right: Thomas Granfeldt at Global Ocean Technology.