Norwegian oil and gas company Vår Energi has appointed Torger Rød as its new CEO.  

He replaces Kristin Kragseth, who has accepted the position as CEO of Petoro, the management company for the Norwegian state-owned oil and gas interests.

Rød has spent the last 22 years working with Equinor - formerly Statoil - both in Norway and internationally, most recently as the Head of Safety and Security. Before this he was SVP Project Development.