• Skibåsen 39 Kristiansand
  • +47 958 03 611

About Us

Castor Drilling Solution AS works to deliver the next-generation drilling, lifting and compensation systems by combining our unique and extensive expertise in design, material technology and dynamic system understanding. This is achieved in close cooperation and determination to meet customer demands.

With the industry demanding enhanced operational performance through a higher focus on operational efficiency and CAPEX maximization of returns, we align solution and simplified and safe layouts with efficient digital systems for production, operation and
maintenance. Our focus has been on digital and LEAN design and project execution processes with seamless aftermarket services integration make us more relevant than ever in this environment.

In order to meet these goals, we use a high level of industry-standard design elements in new combinations with an overall understanding of physical parameters for the actual systems and operations. Our technology reflects such combination of dynamic system optimization often combined with efficient storage and regeneration of energy within the system.

With our expertise of products and integrated system solutions, built over years of successful deliveries, CDS is equipped to actively contribute in this innovative and exciting market.

Øyvind V. Reiten
Chief Executive Officer

Challenge us and see how we can contribute
to expand the boundaries.

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ØYVIND V. REITEN

CEO
Overall engineering excellence on Cylinder Hoisting, Motion Compensation and Riser Tensioning Systems, also having business experience with a broad global network and exceptional management skills.
oyvind.reiten@cds.as

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CHRISTIAN B. VON DER OHE, PhD

CSO / Manager Materials & Integrity
Provides invaluable scientific expertise within Metallurgy, Tribology, Corrosion and Mechanical Integrity, recognized globally within Cylinder Hoisting, Motion Compensation, Riser Tensioner and Rotating Equipment Systems.
christian.vonderohe@cds.as
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TOMMY SKIBELID

Manager Multi-Discipline Simulation
Engineering excellence from subsea to top side systems. He has academic specialization within mathematical models for simulation of dynamics systems being very valuable for CDS products and services.
tommy.skibelid@cds.as
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PAAL ANDERS TARALDRUD

Manager Engineering & Design
Involved in many successful product development projects involving a large range of drilling equipment/ systems, Top Drives, drillstring compensators, pipehandling and drillfloor equipment.
paal.taraldrud@cds.as
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RUNAR BIRKELAND

Manager Mechanical Design
Worked as a Project Engineer within 3D design and served as product responsible. Involved in successful product developments within Motion Compensation and Pipehandling.
runar.birkeland@cds.as
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MAGNE KRISTIANSEN

Chairman of the Board
30 years experience in leading positions within oil service and shipping. Certified Public Accountant and Economist from the Norwegian School of Economics.
mk@mkholding.no