Stein is responsible for the planning and implementation of a safe and efficient drilling operation in M Vest Energy. He has more than 40 years of experience from the oil and gas industry, and has, besides long experience from the Norwegian shelf, participated and led drilling activities in several Asian countries, as well as several countries in the Middle East, Africa, Latin America and Canada. He was among other things VP Operations in Transocean, CEO of the companies; Sevan Drilling, Neptune Marine Pte Ltd, and AGR Group, where he also co-founded. Later he has been involved in field developments in the North Sea, mainly in the role of Contracts Advisor in Repsol. Stein has a BSc in Petroleum technology from the University of Stavanger.