Arve Johnsen’s successor as chief executive of Statoil was Harald Norvik, who served as state secretary (junior minister) in the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy from 1979-81. He had later worked for Astrup og Aubert and been a vice president of the Aker group.
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President Carter visits Statfjord A
It is not every day that Norway gets a visit from an American president, but 4 May 1982 was one such occasion. That was when Jimmy Carter and his wife Rosalyn took a trip out to Statfjord A, which was operated at the time by Mobil Exploration Norway Inc (Meni).