Abhijeet Inamdar, investment manager for Equinor ASA, is today’s featured Forty Under 40 honoree.
As a deal-flow leader of Equinor’s technology ventures shale oil and gas group, Inamdar led four crucial startup investments, which he considers to be his crowning accomplishment. One investment, Ambyint Inc., is used on Equinor’s more than 300 Bakken wells. Another, Reveal Energy, has won numerous awards for innovation within the industry.
“I have an opportunity to work with many amazing startups in the energy space that are run by talented and dynamic entrepreneurs,” Inamdar says. “These companies are bringing game-changing technologies that have the potential to transform our industry and are making a valuable contribution to the bottom line.”
Altogether, Inamdar has been working in energy for 15 years. He spent five years working as an engineer for Schlumberger Ltd. and then moved on to SM Energy Co. as lead reservoir engineer for the Eagle Ford. He joined Equinor in 2012 as a lead reservoir engineer.
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