Control Room and Remote Operation by Eldor

Eldor was started by passionate engineers with extensive experience within system engineering of automation, telecommunication, instrumentation and operation centers, namely: Bernt Eldor and Jørund Sæten.

We operate mainly in the oil and gas market, and have offices in Norway and in the UK. We are experts in the interface between engineering and production of automation and telecommunication systems, as well as with integrated operations.

Few other contractors cover this specialised expertise. Eldor can help avoid unnecessary time and cost spent with the correct quality of deliveries.

Over the years, Eldor has evolved and our capacity to envisage future ways of operations, the utilization of new technology, and the management of change in people, have led us to adjust our vision for the future: 

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We see the users’ needs and know the various system elements in the technology. We resolve problems timely, and quickly respond to new needs.

Our main areas of expertise include: 

  • Control Room & Remote Operation
  • Alarm System Improvement
  • Control & Safety Systems
  • Process Optimisation
  • Digital Technology

Our processes manage the interfaces between the different project phases and the contractors efficiently. We understand the impact of changes in the field throughout the whole chain of automation, right up to the top systems, including remote operations. 


Our Values

Eldor values, responsible, innovative, proud, considerate, oil and gas


Contact us for more information: 

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Gisle Ersdal

Managing Director, Eldor AS

  • Managing Director for Eldor AS
  • Asset provider for Eldor and projects
  • Project manager

+47 952 91 388 or gisle.ersdal(a)

Gisle Ersdal's background:

Gisle is the managing director of Eldor AS, his previous role was engineering and services manager. Gisle has experience from working in the oil and gas industry internationally. His prior experience includes working in the industry in Houston, TX, for 2 years.

Gisle’s key qualifications include interface management, engineering management, and being a technical advisor for safety, electro, instrumentation, and telecom. Gisle has a degree in maritime electrical and automation engineering, as well as a bachelor’s degree in automation.


Carl Townsend

Managing Director, Eldor UK

  • Managing Director for Eldor UK

+44 7892 714 050  or  carl.townsend(a)

Carl Townsend’s background:

Carl is the Managing Director and former Operations Manager of Eldor UK. 

Carl has been in the Oil and Gas Industry for over 30 years with extensive experience in Commissioning of Integrated Control and Safety Systems including leading teams on projects offshore and onshore working in many countries around the world including Australia, Georgia, Libya, Spain, Nigeria, Japan, Egypt, Dubai, Azerbaijan and in the UK.

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What type of clients does Eldor work with?

Eldor has in-depth experience from offshore industries. However, we utilise this expertise for land-based projects as well. Please have a look at our list of reference projects:

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What type of delivery models are available?

Eldor takes full responsibility for our tasks and can adapt to any need our customers should have, for getting the most out of our services. If you need 20 hours help to review a document or a complete system delivery were we take full responsibility and risk.

Please take a look at Eldor's Lean Delivery Model:

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How can I get a career in Eldor?

If you are interested in a career in Eldor, you can check out our careers page for information on how to send a general application or for currently open positions. 

Please take a look at our open positions: 

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Who are Eldor's partners?

If you are interested in who Eldor cooperates with, you can check out our partner page for information on what type of partnership agreements we have and with whom.


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