Who we are

Exploro is an independent, privately-owned, geological and geophysical business founded in 2005. Exploro is leading the way in integrated Geological and Geophysical services and multiclient products for NW Europe. Exploro has recently launched STRATiBase®, a game-changing tool developed by Exploro to streamline workflows and boost success in subsurface ventures. 

Exploro carries out highly specialized consulting services ranging from initial screening through to licensing applications, maturing prospects, drill decisions, as well as maturing discoveries to FID.

Together with our trusted partners, Exploro covers the complete life cycle from discovery through production and decommissioning. 


Why Exploro

Exploro’s services and products support a diverse range of E&P companies, geophysical contractors and governmental agencies. Understanding geological processes and the evolution of the subsurface is the key to unlock hydrocarbon resources. Exploro’s products are well known for the high quality and the integration of disiplines, making them the ulitmate tool for Exploration and business development.

Exploro solves exploration challenges with a multidisciplinary approach and deliver the most complete geological understanding for prospect screening and evaluation.


Mission & Vision

Exploro Geoservices is the geological and geophysical knowledge company that creates value for our clients through our services and products.

Exploro ́s main resource is our people. Our staff is highly qualified and unique. Together we help our clients achieve greatness. During the last decade we have developed STRATiBase®, which is the most comprehensive knowledge database for petroleum exploration and business development in NW Europe. Bundled with our services we make a true difference!


Exploro is committed to adopting a best practice approach to the management of Health, Safety and Environment in the workplace and providing safe systems of work for all employees, contractors and suppliers. Exploro is registered with The Norwegian Oil and Gas Association’s Magnet JQS and have been audited by them. 


Dr. Tomas Kjennerud

Dr. Tomas Kjennerud


25+ years of industry experience

Tomas founded Exploro in 2005

PhD Petroleum Geology (NTNU)
MSc Petroleum Geology (NTNU)

Bjørn Seeland

Bjørn Seeland


15+ years of industry experience

Bjørn is responsible for business development and marketing of Exploro products and services

 MSc Petroleum Geoscience (NTNU)

Harald Østby

Harald Østby


25 years of industry experience

Harald is responsible for data acquisition and consulting

MSc Petroleum Geology (NTNU)

Our Staff

Exploro employees are highly skilled with over 50% having PhDs in geology and geophysics (all others at MSc-level).  Expertise spans the full geoscience spectrum.

Exploro’s team has experience and profound knowledge of the petroleum plays on the NCS and UKCS, and we have been involved in all bid rounds in Norway for the last 20 years. This has resulted in a strong track record of increasing assets, with more than 100 license awards for our clients.

Global Experience

Exploro has run and contributed to projects around the world, so we are used to different geological settings and cultures.

The Exploro staff is international, has a diverse background, education and vast international E&P experience. Each Exploro employee brings their own uniqueness that adds to the collective experience.

Exploro is keen to develop individual’s competences and to create a good company atmosphere. We offer a good working environment with challenging assignments and we hold a yearly geologic excursion.



Exploro offices

Trondheim Headquarters

Innherredsveien 7 B
7014 Trondheim


Strandveien 30
1366 Lysaker


Grenseveien 21                                                                                                        4313 Sandnes                                                                                                Norway




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