Who we are
Our executive management team has experience from various E&P and oil services companies.
Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Gjesdal joined Pecan Energies in 2018 and held the roles Chief Procurement Officer and Chief Financial Officer, before becoming the Chief Executive Officer in 2022.
Chief Executive Officer, Pecan Energies Ghana Limited
Ms. Kadijah Amoah is the Chief Executive Officer of Pecan Energies Ghana Limited. She is a lawyer and the first Ghanaian woman to lead an oil and gas exploration and production company.
Chief Commercial Officer
Mr. Per-Kjetil Skare is serving as Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) of Pecan Energies. Skare has also served the role of Chief Executive Officer of AGM Petroleum.
Per Arne Nilsen
Pecan Project Manager and Senior Vice President Subsea
Mr. Per Arne Nilsen joined Pecan Energies in May 2020 from TOTAL S.A. France where he served as the Manager of Subsea Technologies.
SVP Subsurface, Drilling & Wells
Mr. Ifor Roberts joined Pecan Energies in 2018 and has been part of EMT since inception. He was initially responsible for the technical discipline handover from the former DWT/CTP Operator Hess and build-up of the Reservoir Development team.
Mr. Asle Bjørnstad joined Pecan Energies in January 2022 from Aker Floating Production/Ocean Operations where he served as the Managing Director. Asle has 35 years’ experience from the global offshore oil & gas industry with heavy focus on Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) units, Offshore Support Vessels (OSV) and subsea construction.
VP Drilling & Wells
Mr. Kjetil Skjeldestad is VP of Drilling & Wells in Pecan Energies and responsible for the delivery of drilling and wells in the Pecan development project. He joined the Company from Shell in March 2019.