Governance

Draupner Energy was founded in 2015 and is headquartered in the Stockholm region in Sweden, with a subsidiary in London, United Kingdom.

The Directors have solid experience from managing and exploration and reservoir engineering expert positions in the upstream petroleum industry, especially the Norwegian and UK Continental Shelves, as well as North America, Africa and the Middle East. In addition to proven oil and gas finder skills the team also has experience from corporate management, corporate governance, M&A and portfolio management, corporate and project finance, renewable energy projects, legal and compliance.

 

Board of Directors

  • Knut Søvold

    Director of the Board, Draupner Energy AB and Draupner Energy Limited (UK)

    Born 1964, M.Sc. Petroleum Geology, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) (1987)

    Hemla Energy AS (2009 – ), D&H Solutions (2010 – 2013), Pangea LNG B.V. (2012 – 2013), AGR (2005 – 2009) PGS (2000 – 2005), Norsk Hydro (2000)
    Saga Petroleum (1991 – Dec 1999), Scandpower AS (1988-1990)

  • Ann-Charlotte
    Högberg

    Chairman of the Board, Draupner Energy AB, Director of the Board, Draupner Energy Limited (UK)

    Born 1973. LL.M., University of Uppsala, Sweden (1997)

    Ms. Högberg has nearly twenty years of experience from the international upstream petroleum industry, the renewable energy industry and the legal services industry. She brings experience from management, commercial and strategy, government relations, corporate finance, corporate governance and compliance, intellectual property, M&A and international negotiations.

    Statkraft (2015- ), Svenska Petroleum Exploration (2010-2015), Mannheimer Swartling Advokatbyrå (2001-2010), Morrison & Foerster (2000-2001), Swedish Parliament (1998-2000).

  • Kees Jongepier

    Director of the Board, Draupner Energy AB and Draupner Energy Limited (UK)

    Born 1962. M.Sc., Petroleum Geology, Norwegian University of Technology and Science, Trondheim, Norway (1985)

    Mr. Jongepier has thirty years of experience from the international upstream petroleum industry. He is a proven oil finder with vast experience from Norway, West Africa, the Middle East and other regions. Notable work and achievements include the discovery of the supergiant Ormen Lange gas field and the giant oil fields in Block 17 in Angola. As Exploration Manager for Svenska Petroleum Exploration in Norway he led the team to exploration success in ten consecutive well bores. Mr. Jongepier brings strong leadership skills, deep geological and commercial knowledge, and a strong understanding of the full petroleum industry business cycle.

    Svenska Petroleum Exploration (2008-2016), Chevron (2006-2008), Norsk Hydro (1986-2006)

  • Kjell-Ove Häger

    Director of the Board, Draupner Energy Limited (UK)

    Born 1953, Cand. Phil., University of Gothenburg, Sweden (1978)

    Mr. Häger is a proven oil finder with more than 30 years of experience from the international oil & gas exploration and production industry, covering Norway, Angola, Brazil, Canada and Russia. Mr. Häger has held managerial roles in Statoil, Norsk Hydro and Statoil-Sonangol and Statoil-Rosneft joint ventures and has been involved in several major discoveries in Norway and Canada. Mr. Häger brings strong leadership skills, deep geological and commercial knowledge, operator and joint venture experience, and a strong understanding of the full petroleum industry business cycle.

    Statoil (Angola, Norway and Russia offices) (2007-2016 ), Norsk Hydro (Norway, Angola and Canada offices) (1982-2007)

 

Governing Documents

Code of Business Ethics
Corporate Responsibility and Health, Safety and Environment
Diversity

CODE OF BUSINESS ETHICS AND COMPLIANCE

Draupner Energy’s mission is to create value through exploration and portfolio management for our shareholders, for our employees and community members, for the countries that we work in and for their people.  To that end, Draupner Energy commits to competing in a fair and ethical manner, following all applicable laws, applying high ethical standards throughout our operations, and striving to be a good corporate citizen. 

We will support local communities where we operate through sponsorship of community projects where such sponsorship can be carried out in compliance with this policy.  We do not accept bribery or corruption in any form.

Our officers, directors, employees, agents and other representatives must avoid conflicts of interest and may only accept and offer gifts,  entertainment and other business courtesies in relation to public officials and other third parties if they are modest in value and consistent with business custom in the relevant jurisdiction and always provided that they cannot be interpreted as an attempt to influence transactions. Contributions to political parties, political candidates or organisations which are politically active are not permitted.

Our officers, directors, employees, agents and other representatives may not offer facilitation payments, except in the extreme circumstance when life or health is in danger and provided that they shall be reported to the relevant manager without undue delay.

Our accounting will be transparent and document the true nature of  gifts and business transactions in conformity with laws and generally accepted accounting principles.

We commit to investigating any payments, gifts or inducements made by us, or on our behalf, that are intended to improperly influence others in the performance of their duty (other than payments, fees etc. which they are entitled to demand by written law) Such payments may result in disciplinary action against employees concerned. 

We commit to reviewing this policy statement and related business processes and procedures annually to ensure that they continuously align with our operations.

CORPORATE RESPONSIBILITY AND HEALTH, SAFETY AND ENVIRONMENT

Draupner Energy’s mission is to create value through exploration and portfolio management for our shareholders, for our  community members, for the countries that we work in and for our people.  To that end, Draupner Energy commits to conduct all its operations in a sustainable, ethical and socially responsible manner. In all our operations we strive to operate safely with the overarching goal to protect people, the environment and the Draupner Energy assets from harm. 

 

We commit to foster a positive health and safety culture throughout the Draupner Energy Group, and to

 

• providing adequate control of the health and safety risks arising from our operations and work activities

 

• working to prevent accidents and work related ill health

 

• providing and maintaining safe plant and equipment 

 

• maintaining safe and healthy working conditions, and adequate welfare facilities

 

• ensuring safe handling and use of substances 

 

•using and maintaining the proper safe plant and equipment needed for each task, including all Personal Protection Equipment where needed 

 

• ensuring all employees are competent to do their tasks, and to give them adequate training

 

• ensuring the safety of our business partners and other visitors at our offices and facilities at all times, and

 

• reviewing and revising this policy statement and our HSE objectives annually to make sure that the objectives are continuously aligned with our operations and overarching goal of protecting people, the environment and our assets from harm.

 

CORPORATE STATEMENT ON DIVERSITY

Draupner Energy’s mission is to create value through exploration and portfolio management for our shareholders, for our employees and community members, for the countries that we work in and for their people.  To that end, Draupner Energy commits to creating an inclusive corporate culture in which all of our employees and community members feel empowered to contribute to the completion of our mission.

We believe that diversity of thought and perspective is a vital element to our continued growth and success, and that diversity of thought and perspective come from diversity of experiences, cultural background, nationality,  ethnicity, age, gender, gender identity, and sexual orientation. It is a matter of fairness at an individual level, as well as a critical component for reaching our business goals.

Our goal is to create an inclusive and inspiring environment within our company and our community where we engage with our employees, our community and our business partners without discrimination and with respect for their experiences and perspectives, and where we actively seek to engage with and recruit a diverse group of people.

We commit to reviewing this policy statement and diversity objectives annually to ensure that they continuously align with our operations.

PRIVACY POLICY

 

BACKGROUND

This Policy applies as between you, the User of this Web Site and Draupner Energy, the owner and provider of this Web Site and the controller of personal Data.  This Policy applies to our use of any and all Data collected by us in relation to your use of the Web Site and any Services or Systems therein.

 

Definitions and Interpretation 

In this Policy the following terms shall have the following meanings: 

Account

means collectively the personal information and credentials used by Users to access Content and / or any communications System on the Web Site;

Content

means any text, graphics, images, audio, video, software, data compilations and any other form of information capable of being stored in a computer that appears on or forms part of this Web Site;

Cookie

means a small text file placed on your computer by Draupner Energy when you visit certain parts of this Web Site;

Data

means collectively all information that you submit to or which is collected through the Web Site.  This includes, but is not limited to, Account details and information submitted using any of our Services or Systems;

Draupner Energy

means Draupner Energy AB, P.O. Box 28, 178 02 Drottningholm, Sweden;

Service

means collectively any online facilities, tools, services or information that Draupner Energy makes available through the Web Site either now or in the future;

System

means any online communications infrastructure that Draupner Energy makes available through the Web Site either now or in the future.  This includes, but is not limited to, web-based email, message boards, live chat facilities and email links;

User” / “Users

means any third party that accesses the Web Site and is not employed by Draupner Energy and acting in the course of their employment; and

Web Site

means the website that you are currently using (www.draupnerenergy.com, www.draupnerenergy.se, www.draupnerenergy.co.uk or www.draupnerenergy.no).

 

Data Collected

In addition to information you may provide while using certain features of the Web Site (such as your name, date of birth, contact information such as email addresses and telephone numbers, and other information you choose to provide at any time), the Web Site uses Google Analytics for statistical purposes. For more details on how Google uses your Data and how to control it, please visit https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/partners/

In addition, any of the following Data may be collected:

IP address;

web browser type and version;

operating system;

a list of URLS starting with a referring site, your activity on this Web Site, and the site you exit to; and

Cookie information.

 

Our Use of Data

Any personal Data you submit will be retained by Draupner Energy for as long as you use the Services and Systems provided on the Web Site or for such period as required to exercise rights or meet obligations under a contract between you and Draupner Energy. We may share your Data with our affiliates and with actual and potential business partners who have an interest in a project for which you have done work for us. Otherwise, unless we are obliged or permitted by law to do so, your Data will not be disclosed to third parties (other than such third parties processing data on our behalf).

 

All personal Data is stored securely in accordance with the principles of the Data Protection Act (Sw. personuppgiftslagen 1998:204). 

Any or all of the above Data may be required by us from time to time in order to provide you with the best possible service and experience when using our Web Site.  Specifically, Data may be used by us for transmission by email of materials that may be of interest to you and contact for research purposesl.  Such information may be used to customise or update the Web Site.

 

Changes of Business Ownership and Control

Draupner Energy may, from time to time, expand or reduce its business and this may involve the sale of certain divisions or the transfer of control of certain divisions to other parties.  Data provided by Users will, where it is relevant to any division so transferred, be transferred along with that division and the new owner or newly controlling party will, under the terms of this Policy, be permitted to use the Data for the purposes for which it was supplied by you.

 

Controlling Access to your Data

You have the right to obtain information on the Data we process in relation to you, once per year and free of charge, as well as on the origin of such Data, the purposes of the processing, and any recipients or categories of recipients of Data. 

 

Security

Draupner Energy have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure Data collected online, in accordance with the applies the guidelines of the Data Inspection Board on data security.

 

Cookies

Draupner Energy may set and access Cookies on your computer and uses them to facilitate certain functions and features of the Web Site.  Before the Web Site sets Cookies on your computer, you will be presented with a message bar requesting your consent to set those Cookies.  By giving your consent to the setting of our Cookies you are enabling us to provide the best possible experience and service to you through our Web Site.  If you wish to deny your consent to the placing of Cookies, certain features of the Web Site may not function fully or as intended.

You can choose to enable or disable Cookies in your web browser.  By default, your browser will accept Cookies, however this can be altered.  For further details please consult the help menu in your browser.  Disabling Cookies may prevent you from using the full range of Services available on the Web Site.

 

You may delete Cookies at any time however you may lose any information that enables you to access the Web Site more quickly.

It is recommended that you ensure that your internet browser is up-to-date and that you consult the help and guidance provided by the developer of your browser if you are unsure as to how to adjust your privacy settings.

 

Changes to this Policy

Draupner Energy reserves the right to change this Privacy Policy as we may deem necessary from time to time or as may be required by law.  Any changes will be immediately posted on the Web Site and you are deemed to have accepted the terms of the Policy on your first use of the Web Site following the alterations.