Peter Hiorth

Peter Hiorth

Partner, Stavanger Download CV Download vCard

I am working with Schjødt's Oil and Gas team in Stavanger, specialising in oil and gas transactions and oil taxation. My background from government service (6 years) and in-house industry experience (12 years)provides a useful background to understanding the legal and commercial issues involved. I have studied and worked in the USA and Belgium, and have Norwegian and English as my work languages.

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A seasoned oil and gas expert with extensive experience in transactional matters within this sector Chambers Europe

About Peter


  • Partner in charge of several major Norwegian oil and gas transactions
  • Advisor on several major oil tax disputes
  • Deputy Director General Norwegian Ministry of Finance
  • Tax Manager Esso Norge
  • Managing Director Fina Exploration Norway


  • 2019

    Chambers Europe, Senior Statespeople


  • 1983

    LL.M., Harvard Law School

  • 1983

    International Tax program, Harvard Law School

  • 1980

    Cand. jur., University of Oslo