Henning is a serial entrepreneur and inventor with a number of patents, and he started in the oil and gas industry in 1978 working 7 years in Norway as well as internationally on wireline, well testing and completions.
In 1985 he co-founded the company Lasalle Pressure Data in Norway, where the first permanent downhole electronic reservoir monitoring systems for the North Sea were developed. Also this company did slickline work. Lasalle was the basis for the permanent gauge business of Roxar and Baker. In 1992 he co-founded the company SubTech, where he developed more advanced permanent gauge systems and so called "intelligent" completion systems, and more. See http://www.hansenenergy.biz/activecompletions
company was the basis for Weatherford intelligent completions group as well as their reservoir monitoring group, where he worked until 2002.
Thereafter, he co-founded several companies, as for example Seabed Rig (now Robotic Drilling Systems) which was established on the basis of his invention. In 2006 he co-founded the company Ziebel, which is today based on a invention he came up with with respect to logging high deviation wellbores by a semi stiff carbon "rod". The spin-off company Zilift in Aberdeen is based on his invention regarding permanent magnet based downhole electrical pumps.
Henning today have the company Hansen Downhole Pump Solutions, which are developing low complexity pumps for gas well dewatering as well as oil production. He joined Aarbakke Innovation in February 2014 to come up with new technologies and methods that will provide solutions meeting our clients needs.