Erik Jarlsby 

Petroleum economics, gas utilisation

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Erik Jarlsby is an advisor and lecturer on energy and economics through his own firm Erik Jarlsby AS. He holds a Ph.D on strategies in hydrocarbon markets from the university of Twente in the Netherlands, and a business degree from St. Gallen in Switzerland.

Erik specialises in energy economics and petroleum fiscal systems, on which he has published a book in 2019 (see bibliography below).

He has been employed with oil firms Mobil and Statoil, and petrochemical firm Borealis Polymers. His responsibilities with those firms covered the full range of upstream and downstream petroleum commercial issues, including trade in natural gas liquids. In 1997 he became an independent consultant and lecturer based in Stavanger, working on issues of energy, strategy and economics.

Erik consults and lectures within the fields of petroleum economics, petroleum fiscal systems, natural gas and LPG applications and marketing, downstream and integrated energy systems, petroleum sector management and competitive strategy. He designs and facilititates educational practices for courses in petroleum resource management. 

Besides lecturing and consulting with our clients, Erik is also business manager for Eureka Energy Partners AS.

Bibliography:                                (* Asterisks denote texts in Norwegian language)

Petroleum fiscal systems. PennWell, Tulsa, USA, 2019. With Eduardo G. Pereira.

Global Energy Challenge: Still Fuel for Progress ? Keynote speech at Energy Challenges confrerence, Urals Federal University, Jekaterinburg, Russia, April 2014, and article in the International Journal of Energy Production and Management, Vol. 1, Issue 1 (2015).

Development of petroleum resources - with emphasis on offshore fields. Book, co-authored with O.T. Gudmestad and A.Zolotukhin. WIT Press, 2010 (English version). 2011 (Russian version).

Mid & Small scale LNG: Potential value and growth prospects. Presentation at conference "European Gas Structure for Interconnectivity and Interoperability", Rome, November 2011.

Research on natural gas under the PETROPOL programme: A review and evaluation. Report and presentation to the Norwegian Research Council, February 2006.

* Expectations too high (for industrial developments based on natural gas). Article, Gassmagasinet (Norwegian gas trade journal) Issue 1, 2006.

Technological Innovation in the Downstream Gas Market: Studying the Economics of LNG Distribution Systems in Norway. Presentation at Norwegian Association of Energy Economics conference, Bergen, August 2005 (with Reinhard Madlener, ETH, Zürich)

Lowering downstream entry barriers for natural gas: Small scale LNG distribution in Norway. Paper and presentation at IAEE conference, Tehran, May 2004.

* Restructuring for what: Is there a place for us in the global economy ? Presentation at the Norwegian School of Management, January 2004.

* Energy price formation: Presentation, Stavanger chamber of commerce, February 2003.

Competing in commodities: The Markets for Hydrocarbons and Strategies for Advantage. University of Twente, Nederlands, 2002 (Doctoral dissertation).