Torkjel Kleppo Grøndalen

Torkjel Kleppo Grøndalen

Partner, Oslo Download CV Download vCard

Head of Energy practice group

Torkjel has extensive experience from the oil, gas and energy industry, both as lawyer and as an in-house lawyer. He is advising energy companies, oil companies, offshore service companies, and the government on regulatory and contractual matters in addition to M&A transactions.

Grøndalen’s experience covers all aspects of the energy industry and oil and gas industry, including contract and regulatory matters, M&A, offshore wind matters, power grid connections, power purchase agreements, gas transportation, gas sales and price revisions, construction projects, disputes and oil and gas operational matters. Grøndalen has experience as an in-house lawyer both within Gassco AS and BP Norge AS.

Grøndalen has also been heavily involved in the Norwegian state’s carbon capture and storage (CCS) projects, and worked for a time as the Procurement Manager for the full-scale CCS project at Mongstad (CCM). 

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About Torkjel

Rankings

  • 2021

    Next Generation Partners, Recommended and Other key lawyer - Legal 500

  • 2020

    Next Generation Partners and Recommended - Legal 500

Education

  • 2011

    North Sea Energy Law Programme

  • 2004

    Cand jur., University of Oslo

  • 2000

    Business administration, University of Vermont, USA