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ABS Consulting Appoints Offshore Oil and Gas Solutions Leader

Jan Morten Ertsaas
Vice President,
Offshore Oil & Gas Solutions
ABS Consulting

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July 26, 2012

Houston, Texas—ABS Consulting announced the appointment of Jan Morten Ertsaas as Vice President, Offshore Oil & Gas Solutions. In this new role, Ertsaas will be responsible for the alignment and integration of ABS Consulting's extensive offshore capabilities across competencies and geographies. In addition to this role, Ertsaas will continue to serve as CEO for Trondheim, Norway-based Safetec Nordic—which was acquired by ABS Group in January.

Jan Morten Ertsaas brings over 20 years of in-depth offshore experience and expertise to this new role having spent 18 years with Statoil working in the North Sea. While with Statoil, Ertsaas served as Platform Manager, OIM, and R&D Director. In his current role as CEO of Safetec Nordic, Ertsaas oversees a diverse risk management consultancy specializing in major accident risk analysis.

According to ABS Group CEO David Weinstein, "Jan Morten is uniquely qualified to sharpen our focus on this important market segment and his leadership will bring together resources and initiatives currently engaged in offshore oil and gas activities in all of our major operating centers in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Asia Pacific and Australia. This appointment will allow us to further tailor our broad range of technical services to meet the specific needs and unique challenges of our offshore oil and gas customers."

About ABS Group and ABS Consulting

ABS Group of Companies is a subsidiary of ABS and the parent company of ABS Consulting, EQECAT, Safetec Nordic, Genesis Solutions and ABS Quality Evaluations. ABS Consulting provides Safety, Risk, Integrity and Performance Management Services to Oil and Gas, Power, Maritime and Government clients. Headquartered in Houston, Texas, ABS Group companies operate in 35 countries with over 2,200 employees worldwide.

Learn more about ABS Group at www.abs-group.com.

Learn more about ABS Consulting at www.absconsulting.com.


For more information, Contact:

Kristy Evenson
Marketing Coordinator
ABS Consulting
1-281-673-2945 | kevenson@absconsulting.com



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