Birger Skeie

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Birger Skeie (1951 – 26 August 2009) was a Norwegian businessperson. He is best known as CEO of National Oilwell Varco in Norway and chairman of TTS Marine.

Career[edit]

He was born in Eiken, but later moved to Kristiansand. He was a second cousin of Bjarne Skeie, and cooperated with him in his business ventures.[1] At the time of death, Birger Skeie was the chair of TTS Marine and CEO of Skeie Technology and Skeie Drilling & Production. He was also the chair of NODE, Norsupply and Skeie Rig Management and a board member of TTS Sense.[2] He was formerly the CEO of Hydralift, which became National Oilwell Varco in 2002.[3] He left the leadership of National Oilwell Varco in Norway in 2006.[4] He died in August 2009 of a heart attack.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Reinertsen, Rune Øidne (26 August 2009). "Birger Skeie er død". Fædrelandsvennen (in Norwegian). Retrieved 30 August 2009. 
  2. ^ a b Salthe, Henrik Arnestad (26 August 2009). "Birger Skeie er død" (in Norwegian). Oilinfo. Retrieved 30 August 2009. 
  3. ^ "Bjarne Skeie satser på nytt". Fædrelandsvennen (in Norwegian). 13 January 2004. 
  4. ^ "Ny Natoil-sjef". Fædrelandsvennen (in Norwegian). 7 November 2006.