Westgass is a bold, dynamic, straightforward Norwegian energy company. Established in 2015, we market natural gas sourced from producers on the Norwegian Continental Shelf.

We have grown our network across Europe over the years and have quickly cemented our reputation as a reliable, trustworthy partner for some of the world’s largest energy companies. In 2019, we achieved a turnover of EUR 60 million.

We believe businesses should be built on long term, honest relationships. We have invested in robust systems to ensure operational excellence. We uphold the highest standard throughout our organisation and never compromise on safety.

All of this is made possible because of our most prized asset – our highly specialised team with a range of experience across the value chain.

Our Values

Be brave.
Be honest.
Be respectful.
Keep it simple.
Act with integrity.
And have fun along the way!

Our Board

Peter Mellbye


Peter is a former member of the Equinor Executive Committee where he served as Head of Natural Gas. He currently holds several non-executive positions in companies in the oil, gas and energy sector including Wellesley Petroleum AS, Statkraft Energi AS and TechnipFMC plc.

Arne Åkerlund

Managing Director

Arne brings 40 years commercial and technical expertise in the oil and gas sector. Prior to Westgass, he held several senior leadership positions in Equinor including Chief Advisor, Natural Gas. In addition, he has broad experience from years with the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate and E.ON.

Kinar Kent


An accomplished business developer with over 15 years experience in European gas and power markets. Kinar comes with a rich blend of corporate and entrepreneurial experience from his time at Equinor and Shell, and from his own ventures in the biofuels and software sectors.

Jarle Molstad


With 20 years commercial and operational experience in the energy sector, Jarle has a wealth of expertise in marketing and business related operational excellence with Equinor.

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We operate in a prudent manner with a strong focus on HSSE.

We comply with applicable laws and regulations.

We value partnerships.