2011: Complex Topsides, Odd Guldsten, Dresser Rand

2011: Complex Topsides,  Odd Guldsten, Dresser Rand

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Title: “Complex power systems for offshore oil & gas topside installation”


A Quick overview of D-R`s R&D model  and use of Systems Engineering KBD in R&D and major contracts for Offshore Topside installations


Odd Guldsten`s experience is related to both Technical and Business Management in the Energy Industry. Since 1999 he has been leading two different companies which are deeply involved in Offshore “Top Side” Systems which requires a significant involvement in “Systems Engineering.


MSc Mechanical Engineering , Norwegian Institute of Technology,1979


2006-Current; Vice President & General Manager, Dresser-Rand AS, Kongsberg

2001-2006; Managing Director, FMC Kongsberg Metering AS, Kongsberg

1999-2001; Director & General Manager, Metering Division, Kongsberg Offshore AS, Kongsberg

1993-1999; Manager ,Marketing , Large Gas Turbine & European packaging, Dresser-Rand

1990-1993 ; Marketing Project Manager, Dresser-Rand

1987-1990 ; Engineering manager , Large gas turbine projects ( Veslefrikk & Sleipner A), Dresser-Rand

1985-1987; Principal Engineer, R&D, Dresser-Rand inc, Houston

1980-1985 ; Various technical positions, Gas Turbine Div., Kongsberg Våpenfabrikk AS